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Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre

Pilliga National Park

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Applies from Mon 6 Aug 2018, 11.58am to Tue 25 Sep 2018, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Aug 2018, 12.40pm

Closed areas: Areas closed areas due to aerial pest control operation

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting an aerial pest control operation between 8am on Monday 24 September and 5pm on Tuesday 25 September 2018. There will be significant disruptions to the walking track and access to visitor facilities within Warrumbungle National Park. 

Gunneemooroo campground and facilities are also closed over the 2 days.

The following areas will remain open:

  • Camp Blackman
  • Camp Walaay
  • Camp Wambelong
  • Warrumbungle Visitor Centre
  • Warrumbungle Environmental Education Centre
  • Whitegum lookout
  • Wambelong nature track

 For further information please call the NPWS Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jun 2018, 2.27pm to Sat 1 Sep 2018, 1.52pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Jul 2018, 11.13am

Closed areas: Closure of The Forest Road at Hildegard Road intersection (locked gate)

Some areas of this park are closed due to wet conditions and impassable road conditions. The Forest Road is impassable beyond the Hildegard Road intersection and has been locked. The closed areas are:

  • All of the plateau east of The Forest Road at the Hildegard Road intersection. The gate has been locked at The Forest Road/Hildegard Road intersection
  • All visitor facilities located beyond The Forest Road/Hildegard Road intersection within the Coolah Tops National Park. This includes Talbragar River Road, the largest Snow Gum walking track, Breeza lookout and Shepherds Peak.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre (02) 68254364 or NPWS Baradine area office on (02) 6843 4000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 25 Apr 2018, 11.52am. Last reviewed: Thu 3 May 2018, 12.17pm

Other planned events: Binnaway Nature Reserve Central closed - hazard reduction burn

A planned hazard reduction burn is being conducted in Binnaway Nature Reserve from Thursday 26 April to Wednesday 2 May 2018. Public access is not permitted during this period.

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Applies from Thu 1 Mar 2018, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Mar 2018, 3.19pm

Safety alerts: Fire-affected trees in burnt areas - stay on formed walking tracks

The recent Bobbiwaa Creek fire in Mount Kaputar National Park has burnt around 3000 hectares of the national park.

Please be aware that the burnt areas will pose a safety risk to visitors from falling trees and branches over next few months. If you're visiting, stay on formed walking tracks and avoid walking off track through burnt areas.

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Piilga Forest Discovery Centre, Pilliga National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary