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Mount Matheson loop

Nightcap National Park

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Applies from Fri 5 Mar 2021, 1.59pm to Fri 12 Mar 2021, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Mar 2021, 5.31pm

Closed areas: Rummery Park campground temporarily closed

Rummery Park campground will be temporarily closed between Monday 1 March to Friday 12 March 2021 due to roadworks. This will affect all associated walking tracks and trails. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Alstonville NPWS office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Mon 25 Jan 2021, 8.00am to Fri 19 Mar 2021, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Mar 2021, 3.38pm

Closed areas: Walking track and picnic area closed

Protestors Falls walking track is closed from Monday 22 February to Friday 19 March 2021, for infrastructure repairs to rectify damage caused during the 2019/2020 bushfires.

Historic Nightcap walking track will remain open.

Terania Creek picnic area will be closed from Wednesday 3 March to Friday 19 March 2021.

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

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Applies from Tue 6 Oct 2020, 10.30am to Fri 12 Mar 2021, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Mar 2021, 8.35am

Closed areas: Nightcap Range Road closed for roadworks

Nightcap Range Road in Nightcap National Park and Whian Whian State Conservation Area will be closed for roadworks until Friday 12 March 2021.

Minyon Falls precinct is currently closed for redevelopment, there is strictly no access.

Rummery Park campground is closed due to no access until Friday 12 March 2021.

Signs will be in place and Nightcap Range Road will be closed just north of the Telephone Road trailer carpark.

You can still access the Telephone Road trailer carpark and multi-use trails via Nightcap Range Road (via Dunoon).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 7.00am to Thu 1 Jul 2021, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 26 Feb 2021, 4.38pm

Closed areas: Minyon Falls precinct closed

Minyon Falls precinct and Minyon Grass picnic area are closed from Monday 1 March to Wednesday 30 June 2021, while the picnic area and Minyon Falls lookout are being upgraded.

The closed areas include:

  • Minyon Falls picnic area (including Minyon Falls lookout)
  • Minyon Grass picnic area
  • Minyon loop walking track and all access points to the track
  • the eastern end of Boggy Creek

Rummery Park campground will be inaccessible from Monday 1 March to Friday 8 March 2021 due to hazardous tree work at Minyon Falls and roadwork repairs to Nightcap Range Road. Outside of this temporary closure, from 1 March to 8 March, access to Rummery Park campground will be via Nightcap Range Road.

Signs will be in place around the closed areas.

With the exception of the closed tracks, the multi-use trail network will still be accessible from the Telephone Road trailer carpark via Nightcap Range Road (via Dunoon).

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/mount-matheson-loop/local-alerts

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

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