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Boyds Tower to Saltwater Creek walking track

Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sun 3 April 2022, 9.14am

Applies from Sun 3 Apr 2022, 9.02am. Last reviewed: Sun 3 Apr 2022, 9.14am.

Safety alerts: Light to Light walking track - Dangerous conditions

Light to Light walking track creek crossings at the northern and southern ends of Saltwater Creek Beach, and Bittangabee Bay are hazardous due to sea surge.  

Remember, it’s never safe to walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through these areas in this park.

 

Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

 

 

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 6 Dec 2021, 9.19am to Fri 27 May 2022, 9.22am. Last reviewed: Wed 18 May 2022, 11.16am

Closed areas: Pinnacles loop walking track closed

Some parts of Ben Boyd National Park are closed from Monday 13 December 2021 to Friday 27 May 2022 while Pinnacles loop walking track is being upgraded.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Mon 23 May 2022, 2.11pm to Fri 17 Jun 2022, 2.12pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 3.28pm

Other planned events: Pulpit Rock Road Closed for upgrades

Pulpit Rock Road closed to vehicles from 23rd May to 17th June 2022 whilst road works are occurring.

Light to Light Walking track remains open.

For more information please contact the Merimbula Office on 6495 5000.

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Applies from Thu 17 Feb 2022, 3.22pm to Wed 31 Aug 2022, 3.23pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Apr 2022, 4.49pm

Closed areas: Boyds Tower precinct closed for upgrades

The Boyds Tower precinct will be closed from Monday 21 February until August 2022 for upgrades.

The Light to Light walk will remain open.

For further information please contact NPWS Merimbula on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Thu 24 Mar 2022, 11.56am. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Apr 2022, 3.43pm

Closed areas: Davidson Whaling Station bottom carpark closed

Bottom Carpark is closed until further notice due to recent rain events.

Top carpark is open for small vehicles only. There is no parking for buses or coaches.

For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Wed 20 Apr 2022, 3.51pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Apr 2022, 3.26pm

Closed parks: Davidson Whaling Station closed - hazardous road conditions

Davidson Whaling Station Historic Site is closed due to hazardous road conditions.

For further information, please contact NPWS Merimbula on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Thu 31 Mar 2022, 9.48am. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Apr 2022, 9.10am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to weather

Haycock Road network is now open but may change at short notice due to forecasted weather. Road conditions in this park are slippery and wet due to the current rain events. Please drive to the conditions.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Sun 3 Apr 2022, 9.02am. Last reviewed: Sun 3 Apr 2022, 9.14am

Safety alerts: Light to Light walking track - Dangerous conditions

Light to Light walking track creek crossings at the northern and southern ends of Saltwater Creek Beach, and Bittangabee Bay are hazardous due to sea surge.  

Remember, it’s never safe to walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through these areas in this park.

 

Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

 

 

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Applies from Sun 5 Dec 2021, 4.55pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Jan 2022, 12.40pm

Closed areas: Jewfish Boardwalk closure

Jewfish Boardwalk was burnt during the 2019/2020 bushfire season and is closed. Reconstruction is planned for 2022.

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Applies from Tue 21 Dec 2021, 3.56pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Dec 2021, 10.51am

Safety alerts: Bittangabee Storehouse closed

The historic storehouse at Bittangabee Bay will be closed for safety reasons, until restoration works are complete.

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Applies from Tue 28 Dec 2021, 4.41pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 4.42pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Dec 2021, 11.30am

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Saturday 1 January to Thursday 30 June 2022.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section) 
  • Ben Boyd National Park

There will be signs at all baiting locations.

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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Mon 13 Dec 2021, 1.58pm. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Jan 2022, 4.10pm

Other planned events: Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicles

Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicle access from Walkers Rock intersection due to recent rain events.  

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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/boyds-tower-to-saltwater-creek-walking-track/local-alerts

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