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Kinchela Trig Lookout walk

Hat Head National Park

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Current alerts in this area

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
21 June 2021 Closed areas Areas closed for aerial spraying of Bitou Bush Details

Applies from Mon 21 Jun 2021, 11.22am to Fri 25 Jun 2021, 11.23am. Last reviewed: Thu 27 May 2021, 2.25pm

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be undertaking herbicide spraying using Metsulfuron Methyl 600WG for the control of Bitou Bush on headlands in Hat Head National Park focusing on the Smoky Cape, Korogoro and Kemps Headland areas.

Spraying will be carried out between 22nd and 25th June 2021. It is expected to take 2-3 days to complete with suitable weather conditions. For public safety, treatment areas including associated walking tracks will be closed during the spraying works.

Temporary closures will occur on the day of spraying and NPWS staff will be present during the helicopter spray operation. Please ensure you adhere to all warning signage and directions of NPWS staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information call the NPWS Hastings Macleay Office on (02) 6561 6700.

Details

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 1 Jun 2021, 1.15pm to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11.27am

Closed areas: Jack Perkins walking track closed

Jack Perkins walking track in Hat Head National Park is closed from Monday 31 May 2021 due to damage sustained during extreme weather events .

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

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Applies from Mon 19 Apr 2021, 8.54am to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11.07am

Closed areas: Road access to Gap Beach North

Road access to Gap Beach North is closed from Monday 19 April 2021 to Wednesday 30 June 2021 due to damage caused by flooding. Road access to Gap Beach South has now reopened.

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

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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/kinchela-trig-lookout-walk/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Hat Head National Park in the North Coast region
  • Hat Head National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day at Hungry Head and Smoky Beach.  The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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