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Kengal (The Rock) Picnic Area

The Rock Nature Reserve - Kengal Aboriginal Place

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 16 April 2024, 12.49pm

Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.43pm to Fri 29 Nov 2024, 12.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.49pm.

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - The Rock NR - Kengal Aboriginal Place

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

There are Gas BBQs provided at the Rock NR.

For more information, contact Tumut NPWS on (02) 6947 7000.

or
For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 1.34pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Jun 2024, 3.22pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds CLOSED

The following campgrounds will be CLOSED until further notice, due to flood damage. 

If you are unsure of where these campgrounds are, please refer to the campground maps provided when booking online. 

  • Benerembah - All campgrounds 
  • Cuba South - All campgrounds 
  • MIA 1 - Catfish Corner (eroded bank)
  • Uri - All campgrounds 
  • Dunnoon Lagoon (Little Platypus Beach) 
     

Flood damage includes, eroded river banks, washouts and sinkholes making it hard to access the campgrounds and unsafe to camp.

These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe. Penalties apply for non-compliance

 

Affects 1 park and 5 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.43pm to Fri 29 Nov 2024, 12.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.49pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - The Rock NR - Kengal Aboriginal Place

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

There are Gas BBQs provided at the Rock NR.

For more information, contact Tumut NPWS on (02) 6947 7000.

or
For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Wed 23 Aug 2023, 1.45pm to Mon 30 Jun 2025, 1.47pm. Last reviewed: Wed 29 May 2024, 9.19am

Safety alerts: Potential for Unexploded Ordinances in Livingstone National Park

There is a Substantial risk of unexploded ordinances (UXO) within Livingstone National Park.

There is signage erected at all entrances to the risk area.

If you are driving, bushwalking or mountain biking in the area, you must keep to the formed trails within the UXO risk area. No camping or digging of any kind is permitted within the risk area.

For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/picnic-areas/the-rock-picnic-area/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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