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Green Island walking track

Hat Head National Park

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Applies from Tue 28 May 2024, 8.24pm to Fri 7 Jun 2024, 8.25pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 May 2024, 8.56pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for aerial pest control operation

Closure of areas for Aerial Spray program for Bitou Bush

The National Parks and Wildlife Service will be undertaking aerial spraying operations for Bitou Bush control in Hat Head, Goolawah and Limeburners Creek National Parks from Tuesday 28 May until Friday 7 June.

No campgrounds will be closed during the operation, but some walking tracks, roads, beaches, headlands and carparks will be temporarily closed for short periods for public safety.

Bitou Bush will be sprayed with herbicide (Metsulfuron methyl) and the operation is expected to take 2 days to complete.

Spraying operations will be undertaken only when conditions are suitable, so are unlikely to occur throughout the entire period. Areas will be closed for short periods of up to 7 hours while spraying is undertaken. NPWS staff will be in attendance when specific areas are closed to ensure public safety.

Affected areas include:

  • Jack Perkins Track
  • South Smoky Beach Access from Smoky Campground and Hat Head
  • Korogoro Walking Track
  • The Gap Carpark (Hat Head)
  • Connors Walking track and beaches
  • Kemps Headland and walking track
  • Hungry Trail from Hungry Campground road
  • Killick Beach between Hungry Campground and Richardsons Crossing

 

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

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Applies from Fri 26 Apr 2024, 2.09pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 1.09pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 8.58am

Safety alerts: Monument Hill walking track maintenance works

Erosion and surface damage has occurred on the southern half of Monument Hill walking track towards Little Bay picnic area following significant rainfall events. Remediation works are underway and additional care should be taken around machinery in the area.

Please take care and be aware of the conditions. For more information, contact the local NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Apr 2024, 10.11am

Closed areas: Area permanently closed - Mermaid Pools

Access to Mermaid Pools is permanently closed including for swimming. Sudden large swells and tides create major waves that wash over the rocks and pools.

Do not access this area. The severe conditions at this site have caused a number of significant injuries and deaths in the past.

Mermaid Pools have never been a designated visitor site due to the extreme nature of the surf and tides at this location. There is no approved public access walking track to Mermaid Pools.

For further information call the NPWS Verges Creek area office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Thu 25 Jan 2024, 9.24am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 9.25am. Last reviewed: Thu 2 May 2024, 11.52am

Other planned events: Foreshore construction works at Trial Bay Gaol campground

Foreshore construction works will take place in Trail Bay from Tuesday 13 February to Sunday 30 June 2024. Access to parts of the foreshore and beach will be impacted but alternate access points will be available. Campers may be impacted by noise during the construction phase.

For further information, contact the local NPWS campground office on 02 6566 6168, option 2.

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