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Tumut Visitor Centre

Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Apr 2024, 12.31pm

Hazard reduction burns: Tumbledown Creek HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 16/04/2024. The fire is called Tumbledown Creek HR. 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 14 Apr 2024, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Apr 2024, 10.21am

Hazard reduction burns: Borrows NR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 14/04/2024. The fire is called Borrows NR. 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 15 Apr 2024, 1.38pm to Mon 22 Apr 2024, 1.40pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Apr 2024, 4.22pm

Closed areas: Flea Creek and Gentle Annie Firetrail Closure - Hazard Reduction Burn

Some areas are closed due to  hazard reduction burning from Tuesday 16 April 2024 to Monday 22nd April 2024. The closed areas are:

 

  • Gentle Annie Fire Trail
  • Flea Creek Campground
  • Flea Creek Picnic Area

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This burn is called Tumbledown Creek HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office 6229 7166 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Thu 4 Apr 2024, 7.00am to Fri 4 Oct 2024, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Apr 2024, 8.11am

Closed areas: Sections of Kosciuszko National Park closed for feral animal control

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting aerial shooting operations in Kosciuszko National Park (KNP). Horses, deer, pigs and other feral animals will be targeted. The operations require the closure of the area of KNP north of the Snowy Mountains Highway and east of the Goobarragandra Powerline Road to the KNP boundary between Thursday 4 April 2024 and Friday 4 October 2024 inclusive (this includes the usual winter closure period from 10 June to 4 October, 2024).

All tracks, trails, campgrounds, huts, picnic areas and accommodation nodes within the closure area will be closed during this period, including:

  • Bullocks Hill campground 
  • Cooinbil Hut campground 
  • Cooinbil Hut Horse Camp 
  • Ghost Gully campground 
  • Long Plain Hut campground 
  • Magpie Flat campground 
  • Old Snowy campground 
  • Perkins Flat campground 
  • Rocky Plain campground 
  • Wares Yards campground 
  • Blue Waterholes campground 
  • Cooleman Mountain campground 
  • Long Plain Hut Horse Camp 
  • Broken Cart campground 
  • Dubbo Flats campground 
  • Currango Homestead precinct
  • Clarke Gorge walking track
  • Nichols Gorge walking track
  • Australian Alps Walking Track North of the Snowy Mountains Highway to the KNP boundary
  • National Trail North of the Snowy Mountains Highway to the KNP boundary
  • Hume Hovell Walking Track from the KNP park boundary to the park boundary at Thomas Boyd track head

A map of the closure area is available at: 

Map of northern Kosciuszko National Park closure area April to October 2024 (nsw.gov.au)

Closure notices will be placed at relevant access points in KNP, penalties apply for non-compliance.

For inquiries on the management of wild horses please email the wild horse team at npws.wildhorses@environment.nsw.gov.au

We appreciate your patience while this important work is being carried out. If you would like any further information about closed areas, please contact NPWS at npws.southernrangesbranch@environment.nsw.gov.au or phone 02 6947 7025

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Applies from Fri 12 Apr 2024, 9.29am to Tue 30 Apr 2024, 9.29am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Apr 2024, 4.50pm

Safety alerts: Webbs Ridge Trail to Flea Creek Roadworks

NPWS are currently conducting light maintenance grading on Webbs Ridge Trail to Flea Creek from 12/04/2024 - 30/04/2024. The road remains open however visitors may experience delays during this time. Take care and drive safely.

For more information, contact the NPWS Queanbeyan Office on Ph: 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Thu 29 Feb 2024, 3.39pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 10.43am

Other planned events: Notification of Ongoing 1080 Baiting - Wild Dogs/Foxes

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing from March 4th, 2024 until September 4th, 2024 in the following areas:

  • Brindabella National Park
  • Bimberi Nature Reserve

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please call NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Mon 25 Feb 2019, 9.07am to Mon 1 Feb 2027, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Apr 2024, 11.05am

Closed areas: Closed areas due to Snowy 2.0 works

The following areas are closed due to the Snowy 2.0 works from Monday 25 February 2019 until early 2027, unless the closure is extended or removed:

  • 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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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/tumut-visitor-centre/local-alerts

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