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Gloucester Tops circuit

Barrington Tops National Park

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
2 June 2024 Closed parks Closed Areas: Notice of Aerial Shooting for Pest Animal Control Details

Applies from Sun 2 Jun 2024, 9.41am to Fri 14 Jun 2024, 9.43am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 10.03am

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will conduct an aerial pest control operation (aerial shooting) from 2nd June to 14th June 2024 (including weekend days) in:

  • Towarri NP
  • Camerons Gorge NR/SCA
  • Wallabadah NR
  • Ben Halls Gap NP/NR
  • Barrinton Tops NP/SCA
  • Curracabundi NP/SCA
  • Watichimbark NR
  • Mernot NR
  • Monkeycott NR
  • Woko NP

The operational area will be CLOSED to all visitors when aerial shooting is underway.

Warning closure signs will be placed at relevant visitor entry points. Please do not enter closed areas during this time.

Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, please contact the NPWS local office on (65402300).

Towarri NP, Wingen Maid NR, Camerons Gorge NR/SCA, Wallabdah NR, Ben Halls Gap NP/NR, Barrington Tops NP/SCA, Curracabundi Group (Curracabundi NP/SCA, Watchimbark NR, Mernot NR, Monkeycott NR, Woko NP)

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Applies from Tue 30 Apr 2024, 11.39am to Fri 14 Jun 2024, 11.40am. Last reviewed: Tue 14 May 2024, 10.04am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

Alert Description: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program from 4 May 2024 to 12 May 2024 in the following reserves:

  • Barrington Tops National Park/State Conservation Area
  • Towarri National Park / Wingen Maid Nature Reserve / Cedar Brush Nature Reserve
  • Wallabadah Nature Reserve
  • Woolooma National Park
  • Ben Halls Gap Nature Reserve/National Park
  • Camerons Gorge Nature Reserve/State Conservation Area
  • Curracabundi National Park/State Conservation Area, Bretti Nature Reserve, Mernot Nature Reserve, Watchimbark Nature Reserve, Woko National Park, Monkeycot Nature Reserve, Coneac State Conservation Area, Camels Hump Nature Reserve, Khatambuhl Nature Reserve
  • Copeland Tops State Conservation Area
  • Berrico Nature Reserve
  • The Glen Nature Reserve

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at authorised entrances to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and most other NPWS managed land. 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 location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact NPWS Gloucester Office on 02 6538 5300 or Scone Office on 02 6540 2300 for more information.

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Applies from Wed 1 May 2024, 2.09pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 2.10pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 May 2024, 8.32am

Closed areas: Rocky Crossing Walk closed for pedestrian bridge replacement works

Rocky Crossing Walk is closed for pedestrian bridge replacement works. The reopening date is not known at this stage. This is for the safety of visitors and contractors and preservation of track surface in wet conditions. Blue Gum Loop Walk and Williams River Picnic Area remain open. 

For more information, phone NPWS Gloucester Office on 02 6538 5300. 

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Applies from Fri 23 Feb 2024, 11.50am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 11.51am. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 9.07am

Other planned events: Blue Gum Loop and Rocky Crossing Walking Track Works

Track works will occur on Blue Gum Loop and Rocky Crossing walks between March and June 2024. Temporary closures may occur and will be posted as a separate alert. Be aware of contractors and machinery operating in the area and follow any onsite signage or directions from staff or contractors.

For more information contact Gloucester NPWS Office on 02 6538 5300. 

Affects 1 park and 4 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Wed 17 Apr 2024, 4.15pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 4.19pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 9.08am

Other planned events: Williams River Picnic Area Barbeques Out of Order

Williams River Picnic Area barbeques are currently not working. NPWS apologises for any inconvenience and will repair them as soon as possible.

For more information, please call NPWS Gloucester Office on 02 6538 5300.

 

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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/gloucester-tops-circuit/local-alerts

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