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The Glade picnic area

Dorrigo National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 11.04am

Applies from Mon 27 May 2024, 7.00am to Fri 28 Jun 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 11.04am.

Closed areas: Closure of The Glade car park and partial closure of The Glade picnic area

The Glade Picnic Area carpark will be closed from Monday 27 May 2024 until Friday 28th June 2024.  The closure will also affect the western half of The Glade picnic area.  These closures will be in place while a new amenity block is constructed and associated sewer lines installed.

The eastern half of The Glade Picnic Area will remain open and accessible to walkers via the Wonga Walk track.  The toilet, lookout platform and picnic shelter will remain open and be accessible to walkers.

Also note that Lyrebird Lane will closed for this period.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 27 May 2024, 9.35am to Fri 7 Jun 2024, 9.36am. Last reviewed: Mon 27 May 2024, 9.40am

Closed areas: Temporary closures - Dome Road maintenance works

Some parts of this park will be periodically closed from Sunday 24 March to Friday 7th June 2024, while Dome Road is being upgraded. Dome Road will be open on weekends.

The following areas may be periodically closed:

  • Dome Road
  • Never Never picnic area
  • Blackbutt walking track
  • Casuarina Falls circuit
  • Red Cedar Falls walking track
  • Rosewood Creek walking track
  • Smith track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Fri 24 May 2024, 2.49pm to Wed 24 Jul 2024, 2.50pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 2.51pm

Other planned events: Deer Vale NR Wild Dog Baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program from Saturday 1st June to Monday 24th June 2024.. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs.

The program will take place in Deer Vale Nature Reserve.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the local Coffs Coast Area office for more information on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 12.48pm

Closed areas: Never Never picnic area shelter shed closed

Never Never picnic area shelter is closed as it is being reconstructed.  For further information call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 1 May 2024, 11.58am to Fri 28 Jun 2024, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Wed 1 May 2024, 12.00pm

Closed areas: Wonga Walk Partial Closure

Wonga Walk is closed between the Glade picnic area to the Crystal Shower Falls bridge from Monday 29 April to Friday 28th June 2024 while the track is being upgraded.

Access to Tristania Falls and Crystal Shower Falls is available via the lower Wonga Walk.

All other sections of the Wonga Walk remain open.

For further information, contact the Coffs Coast Area Office on (02) 6652 0900 or visit the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.

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Applies from Wed 17 Jan 2024, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 9.05am

Closed areas: Closed areas due to flood damage

Slingsbys trail is closed until further notice due to severe flooding causing damage to infrastructure (bridge).

The western part of Syndicate walking track is closed from Tuesday 16 January 2024 until further notice. NPWS staff are working to assess the damage and repair options. The area will reopen when safe.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Fri 5 Apr 2024, 11.40am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 11.41am. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 9.05am

Closed areas: Cascades Walk Track closed for renewal 9 April to 30 June 2024

Cascades Walking Track in New England National Park will be closed from 9 April to 30 June 2024 for maintenance.  

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 6652 0900.

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Applies from Tue 2 Apr 2024, 5.00pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 5.02pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 9.05am

Closed parks: Chaelundi National Park, Flora Reserve and State Conservation Area closed for pest control operations 2 April to 30 June 2024.

Chaelundi National Park, Flora Reserve and State Conservation Area will be closed for pest control operations from 8am 2 April to 5pm 30 June 2024.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 66520900.

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Applies from Mon 24 Jul 2023, 2.39pm to Fri 24 Jul 2026, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Tue 30 Apr 2024, 9.09am

Closed areas: West End of New England National Park closed

West end of New England National Park between Kilprotay Road & Hickeys Creek Road permanently closed.

For more information contact the local NPWS office on 02 6561 6700.

 

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Applies from Thu 27 Oct 2022, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Mar 2024, 8.38am

Closed areas: New England National Park walking track closures

The following areas are closed for public safety, to allow NPWS to assess and manage rockfall hazards.

  • Eagles Nest walking track
  • All access to Weeping Rock
  • The lower eastern section of Lyrebird track including Tree Fern Valley.

Works are currently underway to reopen Tree Fern valley.

For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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