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Brushy Mountain loop walk

Werrikimbe National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 14 November 2023, 10.51am

Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 10.30am to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Nov 2023, 10.51am.

Closed areas: Roads closed into Werrikimbe national park

Cockerawombeeba Road and Trail are closed until further notice due to extensive flood damage.

The roads will re-open once the Forestry Corporation completes repairs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6588 5555.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 11.43am. Last reviewed: Sat 2 Dec 2023, 9.50am

Fires - Advice: Kerosene Creek Fire

There is a fire in this park called Kerosene Creek Fire. 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 Tue 28 Nov 2023, 5.00pm to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Nov 2023, 6.00pm

Safety alerts: A Park Fire Ban is in place for Bulagaranda Aboriginal Area, Jacky Barkers, Muluerindie, The Green Gully Track and Youdales areas, due to current conditions

A park fire ban is in place for Bulagaranda Aboriginal Area (Mt Yarrowyck), Jacky Barkers (in Nowendoc National Park), Muluerindie (in Warrabah National Park), The Green Gully Track and Youdales day use and camping areas (in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park) and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket).

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

For further information, contact the Armidale office on (02) 6738 9100 or Walcha office on (02) 6777 4700.

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Applies from Mon 4 Sep 2023, 11.59am to Sun 17 Dec 2023, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Nov 2023, 12.05pm

Other planned events: Tia Falls main walking Track and Gorge Lookout Closed for Track Upgrade works

Walking Track and Gorge Lookout closed due to maintenance upgrades underway on Tia Falls Main Walking Track from Midnight Monday 4 September to Midnight Sunday 17 December. Signage will be in place. The campground, day use area and Tiara Walking Track remain open.

  For further information contact NPWS Office Walcha on 02 6777 4700 or Armidale on 02 6738 9100.

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Applies from Wed 15 Nov 2023, 9.26am to Sun 3 Dec 2023, 9.27am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Nov 2023, 9.50am

Other planned events: Roadworks on Carrai Road

Roadworks will be underway on Carrai Road from Monday 20th November to Friday 1st December 2023. Works will be between Kookaburra and Haydonville. The road may be uneven and slippery during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and staff.

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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 10.30am to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Nov 2023, 10.51am

Closed areas: Roads closed into Werrikimbe national park

Cockerawombeeba Road and Trail are closed until further notice due to extensive flood damage.

The roads will re-open once the Forestry Corporation completes repairs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Tue 11 Jul 2023, 10.02am to Fri 15 Dec 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Nov 2023, 11.13am

Closed areas: Areas in Willi Willi national park closed for repair works

The following areas are closed for repair works until Friday 15 December 2023:

  • Wilson River picnic area
  • Wilson River Bridge on Hastings Forest Way
  • North Wilson Road
  • Waterfall Walk
  • Botanic Walk

Access to the Banda Banda Aboretum is open however extreme caution should be exercised. The trail becomes very slippery in damp or even misty weather and there is an increased risk of fallen trees blocking the trail. There are limited places to turn around safely if the trail is blocked. Visitors are encouraged to walk in to the Arboretum rather than drive.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6588 5555.

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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/brushy-mountain-loop-walk/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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