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Grass Tree walking track

Coolah Tops National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 3.17pm

Applies from Mon 13 May 2024, 6.00am to Sun 2 Jun 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 3.17pm.

Closed areas: Areas closed for road and drainage work

Some parts of this Park are closed from Monday 13 May until Monday 3 June 2024 while major road and storm water drainage work is undertaken. The closed areas are:

  • The Pinnacle Road
  • Bundella Lookout
  • The Pinnacle Walking Track and Lookout
  • Coxs Creek Campground
  • The Barracks Campground
  • Grass Trees Walking Track 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office (02) 6843 4000.

Applies from Tue 13 Jun 2023, 9.58am to Mon 30 Dec 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 8.34am.

Closed areas: Coolah Tops National Park areas closed

The following areas are currently closed:

  • Grass Trees walking track entrance via the Barracks campground is closed due to track damage. Grass Trees walking track is accessible via The Pinnacle Road.
  • Snow Gums walking track is closed because of severe storm damage to the track. 

 

Forest Road between Coolah Creek Road and the entrance of Coolah Tops National Park has been damaged by heavy rain, particularly the steeper slopes, however the Park is still accessible. Forest Road is managed and maintained by Warrumbungle Shire Council. Please refer any inquiries concerning this road directly to the Council.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 20 May 2024, 9.35am. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 4.41pm

Hazard reduction burns: Tinkrameanah NW HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 20/05/2024. The fire is called Tinkrameanah NW HR. 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 17 May 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 2.56pm

Hazard reduction burns: Yenargee HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 17/05/2024. The fire is called Yenargee HR. 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 Thu 16 May 2024, 12.12pm to Fri 24 May 2024, 12.12pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2024, 9.24am

Closed parks: Park closed for hazard reduction burning

Tinkrameanah National Park is closed for hazard reduction burning from Monday 20 May to Friday 24 May 2024. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

This burn is called Tinkrameanah NW HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Thu 16 May 2024, 12.05pm to Thu 23 May 2024, 12.06pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2024, 9.24am

Closed areas: Areas closed for hazard reduction burning

Some parts of this park are closed for hazard reduction burning from Friday 17 May to Thursday 23 May 2024. The closed area/s are:

  • Yenargee Road
  • Lever Gully Road
  • Treloar Road
  • Revocation Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This burn is called Yenargee HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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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 Mon 13 May 2024, 6.00am to Sun 2 Jun 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 3.17pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for road and drainage work

Some parts of this Park are closed from Monday 13 May until Monday 3 June 2024 while major road and storm water drainage work is undertaken. The closed areas are:

  • The Pinnacle Road
  • Bundella Lookout
  • The Pinnacle Walking Track and Lookout
  • Coxs Creek Campground
  • The Barracks Campground
  • Grass Trees Walking Track 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office (02) 6843 4000.

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Applies from Fri 10 May 2024, 11.39am to Fri 26 Jul 2024, 12.27pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 2.29pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing aerial baiting program from Monday 20th May 2024 to Friday 31st May 2024.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will take place in Avisford Nature Reserve (NR), Capertee National Park (NP) and managed Crown Land, Dapper NR, Durridgere State Conservation Area (SCA), Goodiman SCA, Goulburn River NP, Mugii Murum-ban SCA, Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve (NR), Yarrobil NP.

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 the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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 the local Mudgee NPWS area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

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Applies from Tue 13 Jun 2023, 9.58am to Mon 30 Dec 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 8.34am

Closed areas: Coolah Tops National Park areas closed

The following areas are currently closed:

  • Grass Trees walking track entrance via the Barracks campground is closed due to track damage. Grass Trees walking track is accessible via The Pinnacle Road.
  • Snow Gums walking track is closed because of severe storm damage to the track. 

 

Forest Road between Coolah Creek Road and the entrance of Coolah Tops National Park has been damaged by heavy rain, particularly the steeper slopes, however the Park is still accessible. Forest Road is managed and maintained by Warrumbungle Shire Council. Please refer any inquiries concerning this road directly to the Council.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/grass-tree-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Coolah Tops National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Coolah Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or management operations. The eastern end of the park is regularly closed during wet weather due to slippery road conditions.

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