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Dorrigo Rainforest Centre

Dorrigo National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 5 September 2019, 1.32pm

Applies from Thu 5 Sep 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Sep 2019, 1.32pm.

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Coffs Coast area

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)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. 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 Sun 17 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Sun 17 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sat 16 Nov 2019, 3.42pm

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Applies from Sun 17 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Sun 17 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sat 16 Nov 2019, 3.41pm

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Applies from Sat 9 Nov 2019, 9.10am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.47am

Closed areas: Point lookout area closed due to severe fire situation

Due to severe fire conditions, all visitor areas and accommodation in the Point lookout area of New England National Park are closed until further notice.

Do not enter the closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 8.00am to Fri 22 Nov 2019, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Nov 2019, 11.01am

Closed parks: Park closed due to extreme fire weather

This park and all parks in the area are closed due to current extreme fire danger conditions and the bushfire situation across the state. Please do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Sun 10 Nov 2019, 3.01pm to Mon 18 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 Nov 2019, 8.20am

Closed parks: Park closed - Emergency bushfire conditions

This park and all parks within the Hastings Macleay area are closed from Sunday 10 November to midnight Monday 18 November 2019 due to emergency bushfire conditions. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555 or 02 6566 6168 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Fri 8 Nov 2019, 3.06pm. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Nov 2019, 4.03pm

Closed parks: Coffs Coast Area parks and reserves

This park or reserve is closed until further notice due to very high fire danger. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6652 0900 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Fri 8 Nov 2019, 2.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Nov 2019, 10.13am

Closed areas: Northern section of Dorrigo National Park closed

The northern section of Dorrigo National Park is closed due to very high fire risk until further notice. Penalties apply for non-compliance. The closed areas are:

  • Blackbutt walking track
  • Casaurina Falls circuit
  • Never Never picnic area
  • Red Cedar Falls walking track
  • Rosewood Creek walking track
  • Slingsbys trail and Syndicate Ridge track

All main visitor areas will remain open. The open areas are:

  • Dorrigo Rainforest Centre
  • The Skywalk
  • The Glade picnic area
  • Walking trails originating at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.

For more information, contact Dorrigo Rainforest Centre on 02 6657 5913. 

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Applies from Wed 6 Nov 2019, 12.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Nov 2019, 12.36pm

Closed parks: Nymboi-Binderay National Park and State Conservation Area closed due to bushfire

This park is closed due to bushfire. Do not enter the park. This includes Platypus Flat campground, Cod Hole campground and Norm Jolly precinct. Penalties apply for non-compliance. The fires are called Muck Creek and Bees Nest. For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast office on 02 6652 0900 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Applies from Thu 5 Sep 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Sep 2019, 1.32pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Coffs Coast area

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)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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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/visitor-centres/dorrigo-rainforest-centre/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Dorrigo National Park in the North Coast region
  • Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

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

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Canopy Cafe, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: NSW Government