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Booyong walking track

Border Ranges National Park

Affected by closures, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 21 September 2020, 4.11pm

Applies from Mon 21 Sep 2020, 3.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Sep 2020, 4.11pm.

Closed areas: Sheepstation Creek walking tracks

Walking tracks between Sheepstation Creek and Forest Tops campgrounds are currently closed due to a number of fallen trees blocking the track and making access difficult. The affected walking tracks include:

  • Palm Valley walking track
  • Brushbox Falls walking track
  • Rosewood loop track
  • Booyong track 

Please avoid these tracks until NPWS field staff are able to clear the area and make safe.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 21 Sep 2020, 3.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Sep 2020, 4.11pm

Closed areas: Sheepstation Creek walking tracks

Walking tracks between Sheepstation Creek and Forest Tops campgrounds are currently closed due to a number of fallen trees blocking the track and making access difficult. The affected walking tracks include:

  • Palm Valley walking track
  • Brushbox Falls walking track
  • Rosewood loop track
  • Booyong track 

Please avoid these tracks until NPWS field staff are able to clear the area and make safe.

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Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 2.53pm to Fri 30 Oct 2020, 2.45pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.54pm

Closed areas: Cutters Hut closed due to construction works

Cutters Hut within Cutters Camp campground is closed due to construction works. NPWS is currently upgrading Cutters Hut to create a new camp kitchen for visitors as well as completing stage 2 of the campground upgrade. Construction works may cause some noise disturbance to visitors. 

For more information, call the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Wed 16 Sep 2020, 10.31am to Wed 28 Oct 2020, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Sep 2020, 11.33am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using buried meat baits containing 1080 sodium fluoroacetate poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be conducted between Tuesday 22 September 2020 and Wednesday 21 October 2020 at Tayling Ridge trail in Border Ranges National Park.

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, and 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, call the NPWS Richmond River Area office on 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Sep 2020, 3.35pm

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit and lookout closed

Bar Mountain circuit and lookout are closed for maintenance until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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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/walking-tracks/booyong-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Border Ranges National Park in the North Coast region
  • Border Ranges National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system at entry. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

    Buy annual pass
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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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Lichen grows on rocks along a creek in Border Ranges National Park. Photo credit: Shane Ruming © Shane Ruming