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Mount Kaputar summit walk

Mount Kaputar National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 16 December 2019, 12.27pm

Applies from Mon 16 Dec 2019, 9.30am to Mon 16 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Dec 2019, 12.27pm.

Closed areas: Walking tracks closed - severe fire danger

Mount Kaputar National Park is closed, with the exception of Sawn Rocks picnic area, which will remain open.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, please call the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am.

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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
17 December 2019 Fire bans Total Fire Ban Details

Applies from Tue 17 Dec 2019, 12.01am to Tue 17 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Dec 2019, 3.46pm

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.

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Applies from Mon 16 Dec 2019, 9.30am to Mon 16 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Dec 2019, 12.27pm

Closed areas: Walking tracks closed - severe fire danger

Mount Kaputar National Park is closed, with the exception of Sawn Rocks picnic area, which will remain open.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, please call the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 16 Dec 2019, 12.01am to Mon 16 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sun 15 Dec 2019, 2.21pm

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.

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Applies from Thu 5 Dec 2019, 8.30am. Last reviewed: Sat 14 Dec 2019, 7.37am

Fires - Advice: Spring Creek South

There is a fire in this park called Spring Creek South. 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 Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

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/mount-kaputar-summit-walk/local-alerts

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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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Lookout, Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary