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Hyams Beach trail

Jervis Bay National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2019, 9.52am

Applies from Sat 18 May 2019, 10.54am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2019, 9.52am.

Closed areas: Areas closed for hazard reduction burn - Hyams Beach West

A section of Jervis Bay National Park will be closed from Monday 20 May to Friday 24 May 2019 due to a hazard reduction burn. The closed section is the area immediately west of Hyams Beach Village (north of Booderee Avenue), to Pipeline trail. This includes Hyams walking track (Sals trail). 

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Shoalhaven area office on 02 4428 6300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 27 May 2019, 11.44am to Mon 30 Sep 2019, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Tue 25 Jun 2019, 9.15am

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog baiting program - Conjola National Park

NSW National Parks will be undertaking a wild dog baiting program using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits in Conjola National Park. The program will take place from Monday 27 May to Monday 30 September 2019.

This baiting program is in accordance with the 1080 Wild Dog Baiting provisions in the Pesticide Control (1080 Liquid Concentrate and Bait Products) Order 2017.

Precautions will be taken to minimise the risk to domestic pets and other non-target species. Please remember, it is an offence under the National Parks and Wildlife Act to allow domestic animals into national parks and nature reserves. It is also an offence to interfere with the wild dog control program.

There will be 1080 baiting notification signs at track heads in each area advising the start and finish dates of the baiting program.

For more information on this program, please call the NPWS Ulladulla office on 02 4454 9500.

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Applies from Sat 18 May 2019, 10.54am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2019, 9.52am

Closed areas: Areas closed for hazard reduction burn - Hyams Beach West

A section of Jervis Bay National Park will be closed from Monday 20 May to Friday 24 May 2019 due to a hazard reduction burn. The closed section is the area immediately west of Hyams Beach Village (north of Booderee Avenue), to Pipeline trail. This includes Hyams walking track (Sals trail). 

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Shoalhaven area office on 02 4428 6300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 6 May 2019, 5.02pm to Fri 20 Dec 2019, 4.48pm. Last reviewed: Tue 18 Jun 2019, 2.55pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program

NPWS will be conducting a 1080 baiting program for foxes from Monday 13 May 2019 to Friday 20 December 2019. The 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) will be buried baits which will be laid continuously in various locations across:

  • Conjola National Park
  • Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve
  • Meroo National Park
  • Murramarang National Park
  • Jervis Bay National Park (Lake Wollumboola and Warrain Beach)
  • Seven Mile Beach National Park
  • Comerong Island Nature Reserve

​​​​​This baiting program is in accordance with 1080 Wild Dog Baiting provisions in the Pesticide Control (1080 Liquid Concentrate and Bait Products) Order 2017.

Precautions will be taken to minimise the risk to pets and other non-target species. Please remember, it is an offence under the National Parks and Wildlife Act to allow domestic animals into national parks and nature reserves. It is also an offence to interfere with the wild dog control program.

For further information, please call the NPWS Ulladulla office on 02 4454 9500 or the NPWS Nowra office on 02 4428 6300 during business hours.

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Applies from Fri 1 Feb 2019, 3.02pm to Sun 30 Jun 2019, 3.02pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Feb 2019, 2.09pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program

A 1080 fox baiting program will occur from Friday 1 February 2019 to Sunday 30 June 2019 in Jervis Bay National Park. The 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) will be buried baits or ejector capsules which are laid on tracks and trails. Do not touch baits or ejector devices as they contain poison. 1080 is lethal to dogs and cats, and pet owners are reminded that domestic animals are not permitted in national parks.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Shoalhaven (Nowra) area office during business hours on 02 4428 6300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 19 Nov 2018, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Jan 2019, 3.24pm

Closed areas: Bull Hole lookout – no beach access

Beach access from Bull Hole lookout is closed due to a dangerous drop off from the path to the beach.

This closure will remain in place until maintenance works are completed. Any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Nowra area office on 02 4428 6300 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/hyams-beach-trail/local-alerts

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Hyams Beach Trail, Jervis Bay National Park. Photo: David Finnegan