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Murray Scrub walking track

Toonumbar National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 28 February 2024, 7.46am

Applies from Thu 18 Jan 2024, 4.13pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 4.13pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Feb 2024, 7.46am.

Closed areas: Murray Scrub Wlaking Track closed

Murray Scrub walking track is closed due to storm damage until 28 March 2024.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the Kyogle area office 02 6632 0000.

Applies from Thu 11 Jan 2024, 1.17pm to Sun 1 Sep 2024, 1.17pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 9.52am.

Closed areas: Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road closed

From 1 January 2024, Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road are closed until winter 2024. Estimated re-opening dates will be provided in late April 2024.

Sherwood lookout and Murray Scrub lookout remain closed until the roads are re-opened. Iron Pot Creek campground and Murray Scrub walking track are only accessible via Murray Scrub Road from Afterlee.

Both roads are not safely trafficable in wet conditions and are therefore seasonally closed from late spring until late autumn dependant on rainfall during the wet season. There may also be additional closures during forecast weather events and damage during the winter period.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 28 Feb 2024, 3.26pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 3.26pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 3.50pm

Closed areas: Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive Closure - March to May 2024

Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive will be closed from 25 March to mid-May 2024 for flood repairs and road maintenance works. Specific dates will be provided closer to commencement of works.

  • Peacock Creek campground will remain open and can be accessed from the west via Peacock Creek Road or from the east via Sextonville Road
  • Cambridge Plateau picnic area and related walking tracks will remain closed for the duration of road works
  • There will be no access to the cabin north of Cambridge Plateau picnic area during most of the closure period. Guests can contact the cabin owner regarding their stay and access requirements.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For further information call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 11 Jan 2024, 3.04pm to Mon 1 Apr 2024, 3.05pm. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Feb 2024, 2.03pm

Closed areas: Tweed Range Scenic Drive Closed - Border Ranges NP partially closed

Border Ranges National Park is partially closed due to the damage sustained to Tweed Range Scenic Drive & Brindle Creek Loop in recent weather events.  Estimate opening date is 31st March 2024. 

Sheepstation Creek campground remains open and access is from Wiangaree via Lynches Creek road and Forest road only.

This closure includes Tweed Range Scenic Drive, Forest Tops campground and all day use areas accessed via Tweed Range Scenic Drive.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Kyogle parks office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 18 Jan 2024, 4.13pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 4.13pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Feb 2024, 7.46am

Closed areas: Murray Scrub Wlaking Track closed

Murray Scrub walking track is closed due to storm damage until 28 March 2024.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the Kyogle area office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 8 Feb 2024, 4.18pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 4.19pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Feb 2024, 7.42am

Closed areas: Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive partial closure

Due to ongoing wet conditions Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive will be closed between Peacock Creek Road and Mount Babyl until Saturday 23 March 2024 dependant on actual rainfall and on ground conditions. The road will remain open between Cambridge Plateau picnic area and the Bruxner Highway. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Peacock Creek campground will remain open and can be accessed via Peacock Creek Road, Sextonville Road or Iron Pot Creek Road
  • Cambridge Plateau picnic area and Culmarran Valley Track and Cambridge loop walk will remain open and accessible from the south via the Bruxner Highway
  • Guests wish to access the cabin north of Cambridge Plateau picnic area can do so from the south via the Bruxner Highway
  • Many local roads are still impacted by pot holes and similar damage from recent flooding, all visitors should drive with care and to conditions

Penalties apply for non-compliance.For further information call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Wed 24 Jan 2024, 2.54pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 2.54pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Feb 2024, 7.45am

Safety alerts: Peacock Creek campground 4WD/AWD access only

Peacock Creek Campground is accessible by 4WD or AWD only until further notice.

Many local roads are still impacted by large pot holes and similar damage from recent flooding, all visitors should drive with care and to conditions.

- Iron Pot Creek Road is suitable for 4WD or AWD only due to the current condition of the crossing at Toonumbar Dam

- Sextonville Road and Peacock Creek Road (western end) are only suitble for 4WD due to deep creek crossing and severe road surface damage

- The north of Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive is currently closed due to hazardous conditions

Penalties apply for non-compliance.For further information call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 11 Jan 2024, 1.17pm to Sun 1 Sep 2024, 1.17pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 9.52am

Closed areas: Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road closed

From 1 January 2024, Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road are closed until winter 2024. Estimated re-opening dates will be provided in late April 2024.

Sherwood lookout and Murray Scrub lookout remain closed until the roads are re-opened. Iron Pot Creek campground and Murray Scrub walking track are only accessible via Murray Scrub Road from Afterlee.

Both roads are not safely trafficable in wet conditions and are therefore seasonally closed from late spring until late autumn dependant on rainfall during the wet season. There may also be additional closures during forecast weather events and damage during the winter period.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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