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McBrides Beach walking track

Booti Booti National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 1 June 2021, 3.31pm

Applies from Mon 10 May 2021, 12.56pm to Fri 25 Jun 2021, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 1 Jun 2021, 3.31pm.

Other planned events: Closures for aerial spraying program

A number of areas will be closed for an aerial weed spraying program between 10 May and Friday 25 June 2021. The closed areas will be in the following National Parks:

  • Booti Booti National Park
  • Saltwater National Park
  • Tomaree National Park
  • Myall Lakes National Park (including Broughton Island)
  • Khapphinghat Nature Reserve
  • Stormpetrel Nature Reserve
  • Little Broughton Island Nature Reserve
  • and some adjoining Crown Lands

Certain areas will be closed for 1-2 days while the helicopter spraying of bitou bush is conducted. NPWS staff will be present during the helicopter spray operation. Please follow safety signs and directions given by staff. The herbicide used is Metsulfuron-methyl 600WG.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes Area office on 02 6591 0300.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 10 May 2021, 12.56pm to Fri 25 Jun 2021, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 1 Jun 2021, 3.31pm

Other planned events: Closures for aerial spraying program

A number of areas will be closed for an aerial weed spraying program between 10 May and Friday 25 June 2021. The closed areas will be in the following National Parks:

  • Booti Booti National Park
  • Saltwater National Park
  • Tomaree National Park
  • Myall Lakes National Park (including Broughton Island)
  • Khapphinghat Nature Reserve
  • Stormpetrel Nature Reserve
  • Little Broughton Island Nature Reserve
  • and some adjoining Crown Lands

Certain areas will be closed for 1-2 days while the helicopter spraying of bitou bush is conducted. NPWS staff will be present during the helicopter spray operation. Please follow safety signs and directions given by staff. The herbicide used is Metsulfuron-methyl 600WG.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes Area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Mon 8 Mar 2021, 3.09pm to Tue 31 Aug 2021, 6.10pm. Last reviewed: Tue 18 May 2021, 12.36pm

Closed parks: Wallingat National Park closure - major road upgrade

Wallingat National Park is closed from Monday 8 March 2021 until Tuesday 31 August 2021. The closure is to allow for major roadworks including drainage upgrades and replacement of damaged bridges to improve access within the park.

This work is weather dependent and the closure will be reviewed in late June based on progress of the work.

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

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Applies from Mon 19 Apr 2021, 6.00am to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 4.01pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 May 2021, 5.11pm

Other planned events: Campground amenity upgrades

The Ruins campground main amenities building will be closed from 19 April 2021 to September 2021 for upgrades.

The Ruins campground will remain open during the construction period, however will operate at a 50 percent capacity. The beachside amenities building will be open providing shower and toilet facilities for campers. Campers may experience construction noise on week days between the hours of 7am to 4pm.

Please follow signage and any advice from staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Manning Great Lakes Area Office on 02 6591 0300 or email npws.manninggreatlakes@environment.nsw.gov.au

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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/mcbrides-beach-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Booti Booti National Park in the North Coast region
  • Booti Booti 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. Day passes are available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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