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Light to Light walk

Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 20 June 2022, 4.58pm

Applies from Thu 17 Feb 2022, 3.22pm to Wed 31 Aug 2022, 3.23pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 4.58pm.

Closed areas: Boyds Tower precinct closed for upgrades

The Boyds Tower precinct will be closed from Monday 21 February until August 2022 for upgrades.

Light to Light walk will remain open. For further information please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Applies from Tue 14 Jun 2022, 9.00am to Fri 23 Sep 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 May 2022, 11.56am.

Closed areas: Bittangabee Bay campground and picnic area closed for upgrades

Bittangabee campground and picnic area is closed between Tuesday 14 June and Thursday 22 September 2022 for upgrades.

This closure is weather-dependent and may be extended. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Applies from Sun 3 Apr 2022, 9.02am. Last reviewed: Sun 3 Apr 2022, 9.14am.

Safety alerts: Light to Light walking track - Dangerous conditions

Light to Light walking track creek crossings at the northern and southern ends of Saltwater Creek Beach, and Bittangabee Bay are hazardous due to sea surge.  

Remember, it’s never safe to walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through these areas in this park.

 

Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

 

 

Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 9.18am. Last reviewed: Thu 31 Mar 2022, 4.01pm.

Closed areas: Hegartys Bay campground closed

Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed until further notice due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 2 Jul 2022, 12.13pm to Mon 4 Jul 2022, 12.14pm. Last reviewed: Sat 2 Jul 2022, 12.21pm

Closed areas: Greenglades Road closed for repairs

Greenglades Rd is closed for repairs from Saturday 2 July 2022 to Monday 4 July 2022. No vehicle access to:

- Greenglades Picnic Area

- Baycliff walking track

- Jewfish walk

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Applies from Thu 17 Feb 2022, 3.22pm to Wed 31 Aug 2022, 3.23pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 4.58pm

Closed areas: Boyds Tower precinct closed for upgrades

The Boyds Tower precinct will be closed from Monday 21 February until August 2022 for upgrades.

Light to Light walk will remain open. For further information please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Thu 16 Jun 2022, 11.01am to Sat 31 Dec 2022, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Jun 2022, 11.06am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban NP
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section)
  • Ben Boyd National Park

There will be signs at all baiting locations.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Tue 14 Jun 2022, 9.00am to Fri 23 Sep 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 May 2022, 11.56am

Closed areas: Bittangabee Bay campground and picnic area closed for upgrades

Bittangabee campground and picnic area is closed between Tuesday 14 June and Thursday 22 September 2022 for upgrades.

This closure is weather-dependent and may be extended. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 13 May 2022, 4.32pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 4.37pm

Other planned events: Prickly Pear weed spraying works

A weed spraying program will take place between Monday 23 May 2022 and Friday 10 June 2022 to control prickly pear in the eastern Coolangubra section of the park.

For more information, contact the NPWS Bombala area office on (02) 6458 5900.

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Applies from Fri 13 May 2022, 4.12pm to Mon 17 Oct 2022, 10.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 4.22pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 16 May to Friday 17 October 2022.

The baited parks and reserves include:

  • South East Forests National Park
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Wadbilliga National Park

There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

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Applies from Fri 1 Apr 2022, 10.38am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Apr 2022, 8.58am

Other planned events: Herbicide program - Brown Mountain

From Wednesday 4 May until Friday 6 May 2022, herbicide is being applied to control Crofton weed in the Brown Mountain section of South East Forests National Park.

Qualified contractors will be conducting this program to control invasive weeds in this area.

For more information, call the Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

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Applies from Thu 14 Apr 2022, 2.26pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 Apr 2022, 2.32pm

Safety alerts: Wog Way temporary closure

Wog Way is closed from Kanoonah Road in the north through to the park boundary in the south. Above average rainfall in March and April has caused deterioration of the road surface with a section becoming very boggy and unsuitable for vehicles. Coolangubra Forest Way provides alternative access for park visitors travelling to Waratah Campground or Pheasants Peak from Imlay Road. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Sun 3 Apr 2022, 9.02am. Last reviewed: Sun 3 Apr 2022, 9.14am

Safety alerts: Light to Light walking track - Dangerous conditions

Light to Light walking track creek crossings at the northern and southern ends of Saltwater Creek Beach, and Bittangabee Bay are hazardous due to sea surge.  

Remember, it’s never safe to walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through these areas in this park.

 

Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

 

 

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Applies from Fri 25 Mar 2022, 4.56pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Mar 2022, 5.09pm

Closed areas: Kanoonah Road (north) closed due to landslip

Kanoonah Road in Coolangubra section of South East Forests National Park is closed from Myanba Falls Road through to the northern park boundary due to a major landslip following recent heavy rainfall.

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

 

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Applies from Tue 22 Mar 2022, 3.32pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Jun 2022, 9.17am

Closed areas: Doughy Trail bridge closed

Doughy Trail bridge is closed until further notice due to significant safety concerns.

Do not attempt to use the bridge. Please follow safety signage and directions from staff.

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

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Applies from Mon 14 Mar 2022, 10.44am. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Mar 2022, 5.08pm

Closed areas: Cattlemans track closed due to flood damage

Cattlemans track in the Tantawangalo section of South East Forests National Park is closed from Alexander's Hut through to Tantawangalo Creek at Postman's Camp due to severe road damage from recent heavy rainfall. 

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

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Applies from Wed 9 Mar 2022, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Mar 2022, 3.21pm

Closed areas: Mitchells Creek trail closed

Mitchells Creek trail in South East Forest National Park is closed until Wednesday 9 March 2022 until further notice. The closure is to enable trail maintenance works, to repair damage to the trail due to heavy rainfall.

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

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Applies from Sun 5 Dec 2021, 4.55pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Jan 2022, 12.40pm

Closed areas: Jewfish Boardwalk closure

Jewfish Boardwalk was burnt during the 2019/2020 bushfire season and is closed. Reconstruction is planned for 2022.

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Applies from Mon 13 Dec 2021, 1.58pm. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Jan 2022, 4.10pm

Other planned events: Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicles

Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicle access from Walkers Rock intersection due to recent rain events.  

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Applies from Sun 4 Oct 2020, 9.37am. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Oct 2020, 9.31am

Closed areas: Detour via Waratah Road South

Waratah Road North in South East Forests National Park is closed due to planned bridge works. You can still access Pheasants Peak track head via Waratah Road South off Coolangubra Forest Way. Detour signs are in place around the closed section of Waratah Road North. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

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Local alerts

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