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Kaputar Plateau walk

Mount Kaputar National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 5 February 2024, 6.04pm

Applies from Fri 1 Sep 2023, 10.05am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 6.04pm.

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
18 March 2024 Closed areas Central areas CLOSED for aerial pest control operation Details

Applies from Mon 18 Mar 2024, 5.00pm to Fri 22 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2024, 3.34pm

An aerial pest control operation will take place in Mount Kaputar National Park from 5:00pm Monday 18 March until 5:00pm Friday 22 March 2024.

Kaputar Road and central visitation areas of the park will be CLOSED during this period. This includes Dawsons Spring campground, Dawsons Spring cabins and Bark Hut campground.

Sawn Rocks will remain open. 

This pest control program will target feral goats and aims to reduce the significant impact they have on heritage sites and native plants and animals, including threatened species. Other pest animals including pigs, cats, foxes and wild dogs, will be targeted if observed during the operation.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300.

Details

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 29 Jan 2024, 8.00am to Mon 26 Feb 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Jan 2024, 9.14am

Closed areas: Bark Hut CLOSED maintenance issues

Bark Hut campground is temporarily CLOSED due to maintenance issues. As an alternative, visitors are encouraged to camp at Dawsons Spring campground.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300.

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Applies from Fri 1 Sep 2023, 10.05am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 6.04pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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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/kaputar-plateau-walk/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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