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George Boyd Rainforest walking track

Morton National Park

Affected by closures, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 10 May 2023, 9.06am

Applies from Mon 17 Apr 2023, 5.37pm to Fri 29 Sep 2023, 5.38pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 May 2023, 7.15pm.

Closed areas: Twelve Mile Road Closed

The Twelve Mile Road in Morton National Park will be closed from Monday 17th April 2023 till Friday 27th October 2023 for urgent fire trail repairs and upgrade works. The closed visitor areas include:

  • George Boyd Lookout
  • George Boyd Picnic Area
  • George Boyd Rainforest Walking Track
  • Granite Falls Walking Track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Applies from Sat 18 Sep 2021, 1.27pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 May 2023, 9.06am.

Closed areas: 12 Mile Road closed

The 12 Mile Road from Tin Mine Rd to Main Road 92 is closed due to flood damage and land slips

No access to George Boyd Lookout

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 27 May 2023, 9.06am to Fri 14 Jul 2023, 9.07am. Last reviewed: Sat 27 May 2023, 9.12am

Other planned events: Roadworks Little Forest Plateau

Expect short delays on Little Forest Plateau. Roadworks will be underway. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs, contractors and NPWS staff.

The road may be uneven and slippery during this time.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 19 May 2023, 9.58am to Tue 24 Oct 2023, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Thu 25 May 2023, 12.36pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting program

A ground baiting program using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison to control wild dogs and foxes will be conducted between Tuesday 23 May and Tuesday 24 October 2023 in the Conjola National Park and Murramarang National Park.

1080 warning signage will be placed at the entrances into the baiting locations and every 5km along trails.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and Reserves. 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Neighbouring property owners should restrain any domestic pets to prevent them from entering the baiting locations.

In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, call the NPWS Ulladulla area office on 02 4454 9500.

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Applies from Mon 17 Apr 2023, 5.37pm to Fri 29 Sep 2023, 5.38pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 May 2023, 7.15pm

Closed areas: Twelve Mile Road Closed

The Twelve Mile Road in Morton National Park will be closed from Monday 17th April 2023 till Friday 27th October 2023 for urgent fire trail repairs and upgrade works. The closed visitor areas include:

  • George Boyd Lookout
  • George Boyd Picnic Area
  • George Boyd Rainforest Walking Track
  • Granite Falls Walking Track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Mon 27 Feb 2023, 5.00pm to Tue 29 Aug 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 8.52am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting program

A ground baiting program using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison to control wild dogs will be conducted between Tuesday the 28th of February and Tuesday the 29th of August 2023 in Jerrawangala National Park, Parma Creek Nature Reserve and Colymea State Conservation Area.

1080 warning signage will be placed at the entrances into the baiting locations.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and Reserves. 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Neighbouring property owners should restrain any domestic pets to prevent them from entering the baiting locations.

In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, call the NPWS Nowra area office on 02 4428 6300.

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Applies from Mon 22 Nov 2021, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 9.21am

Safety alerts: Poor road conditions due to wet weather

Please be aware that the following publicly open roads and tracks in Parma Creek Nature Reserve and Jerrawangala National Park are in poor condition:

Parma Creek Nature Reserve

  • Parma Creek Fire Trail (a short section between Sandy Creek Fire Trail and Hell Hole Fire Trail)
  • Hell Hole Fire Trail
  • Hell Hole Trail
  • Blackbutt Range Road (between Turpentine Road and Parma Fire Trail)

Jerrawangala National Park

  • Yarran Road (between Cottonwood Road and Bollerang Creek crossing)
  • Deans Gap Road (a short rough/muddy section 700m west of Braidwood Rd)

A 4WD vehicle is recommended and some roads may be impassable. Works will be undertaken to repair roads when resources and weather conditions allow.

For more information contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 1 Jan 2021, 3.28pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 May 2023, 9.06am

Closed areas: Berrara Creek and Heath walking tracks

Berrara Creek and Heath walking tracks are closed due to bushfire and storm damage. These areas are currently undergoing repairs. Do not enter the closed areas.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Tue 29 Mar 2022, 9.29am. Last reviewed: Sat 27 May 2023, 9.05am

Other planned events: Flood damage and roadworks

Due to ongoing wet weather, roads and tracks in Conjola National Park are in very poor condition. As a result, some roads may be impassable and a 4WD vehicle is recommended for open roads. 

The closed​​ roads include:

  • Grasstree Road
  • Berrara Road
  • Fishermans Rock road
  • Boundary road

Roadworks will commence in October 2022 and be ongoing into 2023. Expect short delays and road closures across the parks' road network due to these roadworks. 

Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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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/george-boyd-rainforest-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

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

    Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.

  • Park entry fees: 

    Fitzroy Falls: $4 per vehicle per day. Bundanoon area: $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay machines - cash and cards accepted.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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