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Escarpment walk

Guy Fawkes River National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 16 December 2019, 12.48pm

Applies from Sun 1 Dec 2019, 11.23am to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Dec 2019, 12.48pm.

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfire damage

This park is closed due to bushfire activity 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.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 5 Sep 2019, 11.59pm to Fri 31 Jan 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Dec 2019, 2.14pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Coffs Coast area

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 Sep 2019, 11.02am. Last reviewed: Sun 15 Dec 2019, 8.42pm

Fires - Advice: Kaloe Mountain Trail

There is a fire in this park called Kaloe Mountain Trail. 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 Mon 16 Dec 2019, 12.01am to Mon 16 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sun 15 Dec 2019, 2.21pm

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 4 Nov 2019, 11.31am. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Dec 2019, 5.47am

Fires - Advice: Liberation Trail

There is a fire in this park called Liberation Trail. 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.

Affects 3 parks and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 25 Nov 2019, 4.11pm. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Dec 2019, 5.47am

Fires - Advice: Moggs Swamp

There is a fire in this park called Moggs Swamp. 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 Sun 1 Dec 2019, 11.23am to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Dec 2019, 12.48pm

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfire damage

This park is closed due to bushfire activity 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.

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Applies from Tue 26 Nov 2019, 10.06am. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Nov 2019, 11.09am

Fires - Advice: Indigo

There is a fire in this park called Indigo. 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 Fri 8 Nov 2019, 3.06pm to Mon 16 Dec 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Dec 2019, 2.14pm

Closed parks: Coffs Coast area parks and reserves closed

This park is closed until further notice due to ongoing bushfire operations. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

This park is expected to reopen on Wednesday 1 January 2020. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6652 0900 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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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/escarpment-walk/local-alerts

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

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Escarpment Walk, Guy Fawkes River National Park. Photo: NSW Government