Applies from Mon 6 Mar 2023, 2.47pm to Wed 31 May 2023, 2.48pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Mar 2023, 4.30pm
Closed areas: Coolah Tops National Park
Please see the update about Coolah Tops below:
Coolah Tops National Park has experienced above-average rainfall over the past 12 months which has caused delays in finalising works in the park.
The following areas are also closed due to ongoing wet weather:
- Norfolk Falls Link track is closed between Bald Hill Falls and Bundar Management Trail
- Forest Road beyond the seasonal gate is now open all the way to Shepherds Peak. All other roads beyond seasonal gate remain closed due to dangerous trees
- Grass Trees track entrance via the Barracks campground is closed because of track damage
- Snow Gums walking track is closed because of severe storm damage to the track
- Bundella Fire Trail is closed because of dangerous trees
- Racecourse Fire Trail is closed because of dangerous trees
Please continue to check this website for updates about areas that are opening.
Forest Road between Coolah Creek Road and the entrance of Coolah Tops National Park has been heavily affected by rain, the steeper slopes have been affected the most. However, the park is still accessible. Forest Road is managed and maintained by the Warrumbungles Shire Council. Please refer any inquiries concerning this road directly to the council.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Pilliga Discovery Centre in Baradine at 02 6843 4011
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Applies from Wed 11 Jan 2023, 3.22pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Mar 2023, 4.16pm
Fire bans: Park Fire Ban
NPWS has put in place a park fire ban for Coolah Tops National Park which remains in effect until the end of March. 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 the 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)
For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.
The commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a Total Fire Ban for particular areas within NSW or statewide, this can change on a daily basis.
If a Total Fire Ban is declared, different rules apply. If you would like any further information in relation to Coolah Tops National Park please contact the
NPWS Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre at 6843 4011.
Penalties apply for non-compliance.
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