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Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Applies from Mon 13 Jan 2020, 9.09am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Jan 2020, 10.18am

Closed parks: Kosciuszko National Park

  • All walking tracks and cycling trails (including Thredbo Valley track) in Kosciuszko National Park are closed.
  • All backcountry areas in Kosciuszko National Park are closed.

Road closures and re-openings

  • Visitors can now access Thredbo Village precinct via Alpine Way from Jindabyne. All visitors to Thredbo Village need to remain within the precinct boundaries.
  • The Alpine Way is now open between Jindabyne and Thredbo Village. The Alpine way is closed between Thredbo Village and Khancoban.
  • The Snowy Mountains Highway is now open between Tumut and Adaminaby.
  • There is a road closure on Kosciuszko Road at Thredbo River picnic area (toward Perisher Valley).
  • Visitors must remain within the road corridor of any open roads located within Kosciuszko National Park as there may be hazards like burnt trees and damaged buildings near roads.

Beware changing conditions

  • All roads, resorts and other areas may close suddenly in response to changing bushfire risk.
  • You should monitor advice from NSW Rural Fire Service and other emergency services frequently, regardless of whether you are inside or outside of Kosciuszko National Park.

Authorised access only

  • Access for employees and contractors of Perisher Blue and Charlotte Pass Snow Resort needs to be authorised by resort operators.
  • Access for employees and contractors of lease holders at Perisher, Smiggin Holes, Guthega, Charlotte Pass, Sawpit Creek, Diggers Creek and Wilsons Valley needs to be authorised by NPWS.
  • For access, email npws.southernrangesbranch@environment.nsw.gov.au between 8:30am and 4:30pm.
  • Anyone returning to these areas should be prepared to leave if conditions change.

Current fire situation

  • Large fires have impacted the northern part of Kosciuszko National Park around Kiandra, Tantangara, Adaminaby and Eucumbene Cove in recent days.
  • There are still uncontained fires in Kosciuszko National Park around Bogong Peaks Wilderness, Jagungal Wilderness, Cooleman, Geehi, Pilot Wilderness and the Lower Snowy River (near the Victorian Border).
  • Other large, uncontained fires exist to the south and west of Kosciuszko National Park in Victoria.
  • Lightning and ember attacks may result in additional fires.
  • It is unlikely that these fires will be contained in the coming days.

Stay up-to-date with the current fire situation in your area by: visiting the Rural Fire Service website, listening to your local radio station, or calling NSW RFS Bushfire Information Line on 1800 679 737.

Do not enter closed areas in Kosciuszko National 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 Sat 11 Jan 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Jan 2020, 11.54pm

Fires - Advice: Mary's Hill

There is a fire in this park called Mary's Hill. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sat 28 Dec 2019, 12.27pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Jan 2020, 8.38pm

Fires - Advice: Dunns Road

There is a fire in this park called Dunns Road. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 9 Jan 2020, 7.15pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Jan 2020, 7.11pm

Fires - Advice: Yellow Bog Road

There is a fire in this park called Yellow Bog Road. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 29 Dec 2019, 5.04pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Jan 2020, 7.06pm

Fires - Advice: Green Valley, Talmalmo

There is a fire in this park called Green Valley, Talmalmo. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 10 Jan 2020, 1.50am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Jan 2020, 5.39pm

Fires - Advice: Mount Youngal

There is a fire in this park called Mount Youngal. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 31 Dec 2019, 2.29pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Jan 2020, 1.39pm

Fires - Advice: Adaminaby Complex

There is a fire in this park called Adaminaby Complex . Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 1 Jan 2020, 6.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Jan 2020, 1.45am

Fires - Advice: Pilot Lookout

There is a fire in this park called Pilot Lookout. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 29 Dec 2019, 6.42pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Jan 2020, 4.51am

Fires - Advice: Nine Mile Complex

There is a fire in this park called Nine Mile Complex. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 3 Jan 2020, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Jan 2020, 4.49am

Fires - Advice: Geehi

There is a fire in this park called Geehi. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 25 Feb 2019, 9.07am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Jan 2020, 9.19am

Closed areas: Closed areas due to exploratory works

Some areas of this park are closed due to the Snowy 2.0 exploratory works from Monday 25 February 2019, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. The closed areas are:

  • Lobs Hole Ravine Road 4wd trail
  • Wallace Creek lookout
  • Lobs Hole Ravine campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 13 Jan 2020, 3.27am. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jan 2020, 3.45am

Closed areas: Thredbo Valley track closed

The entire Thredbo Valley track is currently closed due to ongoing fire activity in and around Kosciuszko National Park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 24 Oct 2019, 9.00am to Fri 31 Jan 2020, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Dec 2019, 10.11am

Closed areas: Major Clews Cottage closed for repair

Major Clews Cottage will be closed for repairs from Thursday 24 October to Friday 31 January 2020. The closure does not affect access to Major Clews trail or Geehi Walls trail.

For more detailed information, contact Khancoban Visitor Centre on 02 6076 9373.

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Applies from Tue 10 Dec 2019, 11.57am to Fri 31 Jan 2020, 11.51am. Last reviewed: Tue 10 Dec 2019, 11.57am

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Southern Ranges

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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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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Applies from Tue 12 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 May 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Oct 2019, 2.57pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog control ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is doing 1080 ground baiting of wild dogs and foxes in Kosciuszko National Park, Jingellic Nature Reserve, Bogandyera Nature Reserve and Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve.

This baiting program will run from Tuesday 12 November 2019 to Tuesday 12 May 2020. It will reduce the impacts of wild dogs and foxes on wildlife and threatened species in the park and neighbouring stock.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Some baits may be buried. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact Khancoban NPWS office on: 02 6070 8400 or 1300 072 757 after hours.

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Applies from Wed 18 Sep 2019, 3.02pm to Sun 22 Mar 2020, 3.02pm. Last reviewed: Wed 18 Sep 2019, 4.02pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog pest control program underway

NSW National Parks is doing a 1080 wild dog pest control program using baits and canid pest ejectors between Monday 23 September 2019 and Sunday 22 March 2020.

This program is happening in Kosciuszko National Park in the Yaouk/Adaminaby area, from Lone Pine trail to Lake Eucumbene. It is also being done in Scabby Range and Yaouk nature reserves.

There will be signs up around all the baiting areas. Pets and working dogs could be affected by 1080 poison, and must not enter the baited areas. For further information call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Wed 7 Aug 2019, 1.53pm to Thu 6 Feb 2020, 1.54pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Sep 2019, 3.16pm

Other planned events: Ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting ongoing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) wild dog and fox baiting programs from Wednesday 7 August 2019 to Thursday 6 February 2020. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park:

  • The Yaouk/Adaminaby area from Lone Pine trail to Lake Eucumbene
  • Denison
  • Eucumbene
  • Happy Jacks
  • Snowy Plain
  • Kalkite Mountain
  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong

There will be signs around the baited areas to alert the public about the 1080 baiting in these locations.

These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, which also includes trapping and shooting, with the aim of minimising the impacts of these pests on neighbouring stock.

Baiting programs will be conducted in the Adaminaby/Yaouk, Snowy Plain, Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong, East Monaro/Far South Coast and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangah wild dog plan areas.

Domestic pets are highly susceptible to 1080 poison. Dogs, cats and other pets and domestic animals are not permitted on NSW national parks, reserves and state conservation areas.

For more information please contact the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 4.01pm. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Aug 2019, 2.59pm

Other planned events: Increased traffic in northern Kosciuszko National Park

There will be a gradual increase in truck movements on the Snowy Mountains Highway and Link Road over the coming months due to works associated with the Snowy 2.0 project. 

Your destination is still accessible and to assist in planning your journey safely and to avoid stress, please allow extra time in you travel plans.

For more information please call the NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Tue 1 Aug 2017, 8.27am. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Feb 2019, 2.40pm

Other planned events: 1080 Baiting Programs

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) conducts ongoing and seasonal 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baiting programs in areas of Kosciuszko National Park. These programs are part of an integrated pest management strategy aimed at controlling wild dogs, foxes, feral pigs and rabbits. All baiting locations are identifiable to the public through signage erected around the baited area.

Domestic pets are highly susceptible to 1080 poison. Park visitors are reminded that dogs, cats and other pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted in Kosciuszko National Park.

For more information please contact the relevant NPWS office:

  • Tumut, call (02) 6947 7000
  • Jindabyne, call (02) 6450 5555
  • Khancoban, call (02) 6076 9373.

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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/snowy-mountains-cinema/local-alerts

Park info

  • in the Thredbo-Perisher area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
  • Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road

    Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out more about the winter entry surcharge.

    Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.

    Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter). Eligible pensioners can apply for a complementary NPWS concession pass, to get free park entry. Download the exemption form (154KB doc).

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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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Snowy Region Visitor Centre in Jindabyne, gateway to Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold/OEH.