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Tallow Beach

Arakwal National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 23 March 2020, 2.57pm

Applies from Mon 23 Mar 2020, 2.14pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 2.57pm.

Closed areas: Tallow Beach carpark

Tallow Beach carpark in Byron Bay is closed.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 3.43pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 2.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 4.14pm

Closed areas: Closed campgrounds and picnic areas

This campground is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Mon 23 Mar 2020, 2.14pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 2.57pm

Closed areas: Tallow Beach carpark

Tallow Beach carpark in Byron Bay is closed.

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Applies from Mon 16 Mar 2020, 10.47am to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 10.42am. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 1.33pm

Closed areas: Cape Byron Lighthouse and Maritime Museum closed

Some areas in Cape Byron State Conservation Area are closed until further notice. The closed areas are:

  • Cape Byron Lighthouse
  • The Maritime Museum

No tours will be running in these areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about safety in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Mon 30 Dec 2019, 10.18am to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 10.07am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jan 2020, 2.55pm

Other incidents: No BBQ facilities at Terania Creek picnic area

Due to the theft of BBQ equipment/ hardware and gas bottles, there is no BBQ facilities provided at the Terania Creek picnic area until further notice.

The Terania Creek picnic area and Protestors Falls walking track remains open.

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Applies from Thu 12 Dec 2019, 9.47am to Mon 30 Mar 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Mar 2020, 12.55pm

Closed areas: Western area and roads closures - bushfires and recovery

The western area and some roads and trails within this park are closed due to bushfire recovery works.

The closed areas, roads and trails are west of Rummery Park campground and include the western shared trail network. The closed roads and trail network include:

  • Peates Mountain Road 
  • Perlite Road
  • Eastern Fire Break
  • Blue Fig Road
  • Rummery Road
  • Gibbergunyah Road
  • Nixon Road
  • Tungun Road
  • Tuntable trail
  • Number One trail
  • North Rocks Road 

Historic Nightcap track remains closed from Rummery Park campground through to Mount Nardi and the Sphinx.

The areas, walking tracks and trails that remain open include:

  • Rummery Park campground
  • Boggy Creek walk
  • Minyon Falls picnic area
  • Minyon Falls loop
  • Minyon Grass picnic area
  • Telephone Road trailer carpark
  • All trails associated with the shared trail network east of Nightcap Range Road and Rummery Park campground, including Telephone Road, Boomerang Road, Quandong trail and Eastern Boundary trail.

For further information call the NPWS Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200.

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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/surfing-spots/tallow-beach-activity/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Tallow Beach, Arakwal National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government