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Brindle Creek walking track

Border Ranges National Park

Affected by closures, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 1 July 2022, 4.14pm

Applies from Thu 16 Jun 2022, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Jul 2022, 4.14pm.

Safety alerts: Changed access to Border Ranges National Park

Access to Border Ranges National Park is via Lynchs Creek/Forest Road from Winagaree only. This is due to ongoing land slip repair works between Bar Mountain picnic area and the eastern boundary gate. As a result there is no direct access from the Murwillumbah/Barkers Vale direction.

Note access to Border Loop lookout and walk is from NSW only as the Lions Road is closed at the QLD border.

For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Applies from Fri 10 Jun 2022, 1.25pm to Sat 30 Jul 2022, 1.25pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Jun 2022, 3.22pm.

Closed areas: Border Ranges National Park reopening

The following facilities are open from Monday 20 June 2022:

  • Sheepstation Creek and Forest Tops campgrounds
  • Red Cedar loop
  • Helmholtzia loop
  • Antarctic Beech lookout and picnic area
  • Pinnacle lookout walk
  • Blackbutt lookout and picnic area
  • Bar Mountain picnic area
  • Falcorostrum and Beech glade walk
  • Border Loop lookout and picnic area

Remaining walking tracks are closed until further notice. There is still on no access from the eastern/Barkers Vale end of the park due to ongoing land slip repair works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 1 Jun 2022, 3.49pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 4.38pm

Closed parks: Park closed for repairs

Mebbin National Park is closed for road repair and maintenance works. The closure will be reviewed on Friday 29 July 2022.

There is no public access during this time.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Tweed area office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Thu 16 Jun 2022, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Jul 2022, 4.14pm

Safety alerts: Changed access to Border Ranges National Park

Access to Border Ranges National Park is via Lynchs Creek/Forest Road from Winagaree only. This is due to ongoing land slip repair works between Bar Mountain picnic area and the eastern boundary gate. As a result there is no direct access from the Murwillumbah/Barkers Vale direction.

Note access to Border Loop lookout and walk is from NSW only as the Lions Road is closed at the QLD border.

For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 10 Jun 2022, 1.25pm to Sat 30 Jul 2022, 1.25pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Jun 2022, 3.22pm

Closed areas: Border Ranges National Park reopening

The following facilities are open from Monday 20 June 2022:

  • Sheepstation Creek and Forest Tops campgrounds
  • Red Cedar loop
  • Helmholtzia loop
  • Antarctic Beech lookout and picnic area
  • Pinnacle lookout walk
  • Blackbutt lookout and picnic area
  • Bar Mountain picnic area
  • Falcorostrum and Beech glade walk
  • Border Loop lookout and picnic area

Remaining walking tracks are closed until further notice. There is still on no access from the eastern/Barkers Vale end of the park due to ongoing land slip repair works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 11 Oct 2021, 2.37pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 May 2022, 9.04am

Closed areas: O'Connors fire trail closed for maintenance

O'Connors fire trail is closed from Monday 10 January 2022 for maintenance and upgrades. Signs will be in place around closed areas.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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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/brindle-creek-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.

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