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Mermaid lookout track

Crowdy Bay National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 12 November 2019, 2.05pm

Applies from Sat 26 Oct 2019, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Nov 2019, 2.05pm.

Fires - Advice: Bills Crossing Crowdy

There is a fire in this park called Bills Crossing Crowdy. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.11am.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 8.00am to Thu 14 Nov 2019, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 4.18pm.

Closed parks: Park closed due to extreme fire weather

This park and all parks in the area are closed due to current extreme fire danger conditions and the bushfire situation across the state. Please do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 4.19pm to Mon 18 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 9.19am.

Closed parks: Crowdy Bay National Park closed - Current bushfire and extensive damage to park

This park is closed due to current bushfire activity within the park. Road closures are in place at the southern and northern entrances to the park. 

Do not enter the park. The active bushfire and dangerous trees pose a dangerous threat.

All campers that are due to check in to Diamond Head and Crowdy Gap campgrounds on or before Monday 18 November 2019 will be notified via mobile and email and full refunds will be issued. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This fire is called Bills Crossing Crowdy. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Applies from Wed 9 Oct 2019, 6.09pm to Mon 23 Dec 2019, 6.02pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Oct 2019, 10.23am.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is doing 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Crowdy Bay National Park.

This baiting program will run from Monday 14 October to  Monday 23 December 2019. It will reduce the impacts of foxes on wildlife and/or threatened species in the park.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Some baits may be buried. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6588 5555 or 1300 072 757 after hours.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 26 Oct 2019, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Nov 2019, 2.05pm

Fires - Advice: Bills Crossing Crowdy

There is a fire in this park called Bills Crossing Crowdy. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.11am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 5 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 8.00am to Thu 14 Nov 2019, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 4.18pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to extreme fire weather

This park and all parks in the area are closed due to current extreme fire danger conditions and the bushfire situation across the state. Please do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Affects 5 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 10 Nov 2019, 3.01pm to Fri 15 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.39am

Closed parks: Park closed - Emergency bushfire conditions

This park and all parks within the Hastings Macleay area are closed from Sunday 10 November to midnight Friday 15 November due to emergency bushfire conditions. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555 or 02 6566 6168 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 4.19pm to Mon 18 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 9.19am

Closed parks: Crowdy Bay National Park closed - Current bushfire and extensive damage to park

This park is closed due to current bushfire activity within the park. Road closures are in place at the southern and northern entrances to the park. 

Do not enter the park. The active bushfire and dangerous trees pose a dangerous threat.

All campers that are due to check in to Diamond Head and Crowdy Gap campgrounds on or before Monday 18 November 2019 will be notified via mobile and email and full refunds will be issued. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This fire is called Bills Crossing Crowdy. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Tue 29 Oct 2019, 12.38pm to Wed 13 Nov 2019, 2.10pm. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Nov 2019, 3.09pm

Closed parks: Parks closed - bushfires

The following parks are closed due to bushfire emergencies:

  • Lake Innes Nature Reserve and Lake Innes State Conservation Area, including Googik track
  • Queens Lake Nature Reserve and Queens Lake State Conservation Area
  • Willi Willi National Park and Caves

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Wed 9 Oct 2019, 6.09pm to Mon 23 Dec 2019, 6.02pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Oct 2019, 10.23am

Other planned events: 1080 pest management

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is doing 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Crowdy Bay National Park.

This baiting program will run from Monday 14 October to  Monday 23 December 2019. It will reduce the impacts of foxes on wildlife and/or threatened species in the park.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Some baits may be buried. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6588 5555 or 1300 072 757 after hours.

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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/mermaid-lookout-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Crowdy Bay National Park in the North Coast region
  • Crowdy Bay 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. Pay park entry fees at the Diamond Head campground onsite office.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Grassy plains. Photo: Debby McGerty