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Brooms Head to Illaroo

Yuraygir National Park

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Current alerts in this area

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 7 Apr 2022, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 23 Nov 2022, 9.30am

Safety alerts: Uneven surface - Proceed with care

Part of Wilsons Headland walking track is diverted due to surface scouring from recent severe weather events.

NPWS engaged geotechnical engineering advice and have diverted the walking track around the hazard.

For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Wed 16 Mar 2022, 11.17am to Sun 1 Jan 2023, 11.18am. Last reviewed: Wed 23 Nov 2022, 9.29am

Closed areas: Yuraygir coastal walk partial closure due to landslips

Yuraygir coastal walk is closed from Angourie to Shelley headland until Sunday 1 January 2023.

Shelley Head campground is only accessible from the south at Lake Arragan walking north.

These areas are closed due to landslips and other damage caused by floods and heavy rainfall. Assessment and repair works are underway but are weather-dependent.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Thu 1 Sep 2022, 9.57am to Tue 31 Jan 2023, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Nov 2022, 9.37am

Closed parks: Park closed due flood damage

This park is closed from Monday 2 May until Thursday 1 December 2022, due to widespread damage following rainfall and flooding in March 2022.

Many creek crossings, roads and trails are closed and impassable due to a severe rainfall/ flooding event.

This park will re-open as soon as it is safe, after assessments and remedial works occur.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Grafton area 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/brooms-head-to-illaroo/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Yuraygir National Park in the North Coast region
  • Yuraygir 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 has self registration stands with envelopes - please bring correct change.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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