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Corker trail

Barrington Tops National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 12 May 2021, 2.08pm

Applies from Thu 25 Mar 2021, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Thu 6 May 2021, 8.43am.

Other incidents: No road access to Barrington Tops National Park from Gloucester

The main access roads to Barrington Tops Plateau from Gloucester are closed until further notice due to storm and flood damage.

Barrington Tops Forest Road (also known as the Scone-Gloucester Road) is closed between Cobark Park and Honeysuckle picnic areas. There is no access from Gloucester to Scone on this road. Campgrounds and visitor precincts located on the plateau may be accessed from the western side via Scone. Road re-open dates are unknown at this stage.

For latest traffic information, please visit www.livetraffic.com. For further information call the Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300.

Applies from Thu 4 Mar 2021, 9.00am to Tue 14 Sep 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 May 2021, 1.01pm.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an ongoing aerial and ground baiting program in this park from Monday 15 March to Tuesday 14 September 2021. The operation will involve the use of meat baits, meat bait products and ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

This program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, especially after the recent extensive bushfires, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.

All baiting locations will be identified by signs. 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 must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information email or call the NPWS Hunter Central Coast office on 0436 003 303.

Applies from Tue 6 Apr 2021, 9.47am. Last reviewed: Wed 12 May 2021, 2.08pm.

Safety alerts: Access Corker trail and Upper Rocky Crossing walk via Allyn River Road

The Forestry Corporation of NSW has temporarily closed Williams Top Road due to trail damage.

To access Corker trail (from Lagoon Pinch picnic area) and the upper end of Rocky Crossing walk (from Williams Top picnic area) please use Allyn River Road - take Salisbury Road and Salisbury Gap Road from Dungog. 4WD vehicles are recommended due to the rough and slippery surface.

Council access roads cross causeways that may be impassable during heavy rain.

For more information call the Gloucester NPWS office on 02 6538 5300.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 22 Mar 2021, 1.25pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 May 2021, 2.49pm

Closed areas: Burraga Swamp walking track closure

Burraga Swamp walking track is closed following the recent weather event.

The NSW Forest Corporation has closed Mt Allyn Forest Road due to land slips. Mt Allyn Forest Road is the only access to Burraga Swamp.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300 or Scone office on 02 6540 2300.

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Applies from Tue 9 Feb 2021, 4.15pm. Last reviewed: Thu 6 May 2021, 3.36pm

Closed areas: Campground and trail closed

Gummi Falls campground and Bullock Brush trail are currently closed for upgrades. This closure may be extended depending on weather conditions.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call NPWS Barrington Tops area office on 02 6540 2300 or 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Thu 25 Mar 2021, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Thu 6 May 2021, 8.43am

Other incidents: No road access to Barrington Tops National Park from Gloucester

The main access roads to Barrington Tops Plateau from Gloucester are closed until further notice due to storm and flood damage.

Barrington Tops Forest Road (also known as the Scone-Gloucester Road) is closed between Cobark Park and Honeysuckle picnic areas. There is no access from Gloucester to Scone on this road. Campgrounds and visitor precincts located on the plateau may be accessed from the western side via Scone. Road re-open dates are unknown at this stage.

For latest traffic information, please visit www.livetraffic.com. For further information call the Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Thu 4 Mar 2021, 9.00am to Tue 14 Sep 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 May 2021, 1.01pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an ongoing aerial and ground baiting program in this park from Monday 15 March to Tuesday 14 September 2021. The operation will involve the use of meat baits, meat bait products and ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

This program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, especially after the recent extensive bushfires, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.

All baiting locations will be identified by signs. 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 must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information email or call the NPWS Hunter Central Coast office on 0436 003 303.

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Applies from Tue 6 Apr 2021, 9.47am. Last reviewed: Wed 12 May 2021, 2.08pm

Safety alerts: Access Corker trail and Upper Rocky Crossing walk via Allyn River Road

The Forestry Corporation of NSW has temporarily closed Williams Top Road due to trail damage.

To access Corker trail (from Lagoon Pinch picnic area) and the upper end of Rocky Crossing walk (from Williams Top picnic area) please use Allyn River Road - take Salisbury Road and Salisbury Gap Road from Dungog. 4WD vehicles are recommended due to the rough and slippery surface.

Council access roads cross causeways that may be impassable during heavy rain.

For more information call the Gloucester NPWS office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Thu 9 Nov 2017, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Wed 5 May 2021, 12.56pm

Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park

Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It's been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.

Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.

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Applies from Sat 3 Apr 2021, 12.08pm. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Apr 2021, 1.55pm

Safety alerts: Mount Royal Road 4WD vehicles only

Mount Royal Road is only suitable for 4WD vehicles due to recent rain which has made the road very slippery. Please drive carefully and be aware of the road conditions.

For more information, please call the NPWS Wollemi Yengo area office on 02 6574 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/corker-trail/local-alerts

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