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Dawsons Spring nature trail

Mount Kaputar National Park

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Applies from Wed 11 Dec 2019, 9.07am to Thu 12 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Dec 2019, 4.29pm

Closed areas: Walking tracks closed - severe fire danger

All walking tracks in Mount Kaputar National Park are closed on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 December 2019. This is due to severe fire danger and forecast weather conditions. All other areas of the park remain closed due to bushfire activity. Sawn Rocks picnic area will remain open.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this 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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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.

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Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 3.56pm to Fri 24 Jan 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Dec 2019, 10.13am

Closed areas: Most of Mount Kaputar National Park closed - bushfires

Most of Mount Kaputar National Park is currently closed due to bushfire activity until Friday 24 January 2020, unless otherwise updated.

Do not enter the closed areas as it is unsafe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Raised timber boardwalk on Dawsons Spring nature trail, Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH