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Budds Mare to Riverside walking track

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 12 February 2020, 10.22am

Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 2.22pm to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Feb 2020, 10.22am.

Closed parks: Partial closure - bushfire damage

The majority of this park is closed due to bushfire damage until Monday 30 March 2020, unless otherwise updated. The following areas remain open:

  • Apsley Falls
  • Dangars Falls
  • Gara Gorge and Blue Holes picnic area
  • Wollomombi Falls - The camping and Edgars lookout are the only areas open. The picnic area and walking tracks are closed.

Do not enter the closed areas as it is unsafe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Continue to check this website for alerts and updates.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 2.22pm to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Feb 2020, 10.22am

Closed parks: Partial closure - bushfire damage

The majority of this park is closed due to bushfire damage until Monday 30 March 2020, unless otherwise updated. The following areas remain open:

  • Apsley Falls
  • Dangars Falls
  • Gara Gorge and Blue Holes picnic area
  • Wollomombi Falls - The camping and Edgars lookout are the only areas open. The picnic area and walking tracks are closed.

Do not enter the closed areas as it is unsafe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Continue to check this website for alerts and updates.

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Applies from Sun 1 Dec 2019, 10.45am to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Feb 2020, 11.59am

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfires

This park is closed due to bushfire damage until Monday 30 March 2020, unless otherwise updated. Do not enter the park as it is unsafe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Continue to check this website for alerts and updates.

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/budds-mare-to-riverside-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • There are 3 areas in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park where you'll need day use vehicle permits: Halls Peak campground and picnic area, Riverside campground and picnic area, and Youdales Hut campground and picnic area. Day use vehicle permits can be bought online or by calling the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757. If camping, permit fees are included in the campground fee.

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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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Budds Mare Lookout, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Photo: Gerhard Koetner/NSW Government