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Palm Forest walking track

Border Ranges National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 21 May 2020, 11.59am

Applies from Mon 3 Feb 2020, 4.12pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 May 2020, 11.59am.

Closed areas: Sheepstation Creek campground and trail closures

Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 3 February 2020 while Sheepstation creek campground is upgraded. The closed areas are:

  • Sheepstation Creek campground
  • Brushbox Falls lookout
  • Palm forest walking track
  • Booyung walking track

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 11 May 2020, 1.08pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 5.09pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 May 2020, 8.14am

Other planned events: Pinnacle lookout closed

Pinnacle walk lookout is for construction works from Saturday 16 May 2020 until close of business on Sunday 31 May 2020.

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Applies from Mon 3 Feb 2020, 4.12pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 May 2020, 11.59am

Closed areas: Sheepstation Creek campground and trail closures

Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 3 February 2020 while Sheepstation creek campground is upgraded. The closed areas are:

  • Sheepstation Creek campground
  • Brushbox Falls lookout
  • Palm forest walking track
  • Booyung walking track

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

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 May 2020, 4.28pm

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit and lookout closed

Bar Mountain circuit and lookout are closed for maintenance until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 2.53pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 2.45pm. Last reviewed: Sun 26 Apr 2020, 3.03pm

Closed areas: Cutters Hut closed - construction works

Cutters Hut, within Cutters Camp campground, is closed due to construction works. NPWS is currently upgrading Cutters Hut to create a new camp kitchen for visitors as well as completing Stage 2 of the Cutters campground upgrade. Construction works may cause some noise disturbance to visitors. 

For more information, please call the NPWS Tweed Byron office on 02 6670 8600.

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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/palm-forest-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Border Ranges National Park in the North Coast region
  • Border Ranges 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. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system at entry. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

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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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Two men cross a rainforest creek on a walk in Border Ranges National Park. Photo credit: Branden Bodman © Branden Bodman