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Red Rocks trig walking track

Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve

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Last reviewed: Fri 29 September 2023, 2.09pm

Applies from Fri 29 Sep 2023, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Sep 2023, 2.09pm.

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, different rules apply. 

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.

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Applies from Fri 29 Sep 2023, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Sep 2023, 2.09pm

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, different rules apply. 

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.

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Applies from Fri 29 Sep 2023, 11.00pm to Mon 2 Oct 2023, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Sep 2023, 12.46pm

Closed parks: Barren Grounds Nature Reserve Closed

Barren Grounds Nature Reserve will be closed Saturday 30th September 2023 to Monday 2nd October 2023 due to high to extreme weather conditions and fire danger. 

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Applies from Tue 5 Sep 2023, 12.05pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 3.09pm

Other planned events: Fox control operations on beaches

Fox control operations involving shooting may take place on the following beaches between September 2023 and May 2024:

  • Seven Mile Beach (Seven Mile Beach National Park)
  • Comerong Island (Comerong Island Nature Reserve)
  • Lake Wollumboola/Warrain Beach (Jervis Bay National Park)
  • Berrara Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Monument Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Flat Rock Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Conjola Beach (Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve)
  • Buckley’s Beach (Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve)
  • Pot Holes Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Wario Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Tabourie Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Termeil Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Pretty Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Island Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Pebbly Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Depot Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Durras Beach (Murramarang National Park)

Access tracks and beach entrances will be closed and signposted prior to shooting operations. Please look out for signs stating the beach is closed if you're visiting these beaches. 

Fox control is undertaken by qualified shooters to protect endangered nesting shorebirds and in accordance with shoot plans.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Thu 2 Jul 2020, 4.56pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Sep 2023, 11.34am

Other incidents: Minnamurra Rainforest may close at short notice

Minnamurra Rainforest is a popular location and will close at short notice if needed. This is to ensure visitation levels do not exceed safe capacity or due to the carpark reaching capacity. 

NPWS encourages you to plan your visit outside of peak periods of 11am to 2pm. 

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Applies from Sun 17 Sep 2023, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 17 Sep 2023, 1.06pm

Closed areas: 12 Mile Road Closed

12 Mile road between George Boyd Lookout and Braidwood Road in Morton National Park is closed.

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

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Applies from Mon 21 Aug 2023, 7.00am to Fri 15 Dec 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 29 Aug 2023, 2.54pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from 21 August 2023 until 15 December2023. The operation will use meat and manufactured baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Seven Mile Beach National Park, Comerong Island Nature Reserve and Jervis Bay National Park

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the local Shoalhaven NPWS area office for more information.

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Applies from Tue 20 Sep 2022, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Aug 2023, 2.23pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting program

A baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes will be conducted between August 14 2023 to August 14 2024 in the Kangaroo Valley, Budgong and Illaroo areas.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, call the NPWS Shoalhaven area office on 02 4428 6300.

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Applies from Wed 21 Sep 2022, 1.29pm to Thu 28 Dec 2023, 1.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Sep 2023, 9.52am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 bait disposal pit

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is disposing of used 1080 baits and baiting products in an approved disposal pit on NPWS National Parks land within the Fitzroy Falls area.

The burial of used baits and products will happen from Friday 28 July to Thursday 28 December 2023. All bait material in the pit will be buried under at least 500mm of soil, and clear of waterways so as not to cause pollution of waterways. This is in accordance with the Pesticide Control Order (1080 bait products) 2019.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to the disposal pit site.

1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) is lethal to pets (including domestic dogs and cats) and working dogs. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance. Domestic pets, including dogs and cats, are not permitted in national parks or reserves.

For more information, email or call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244.

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Applies from Wed 21 Sep 2022, 1.08pm to Thu 28 Dec 2023, 1.09pm. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Sep 2023, 9.52am

Other planned events: 1080 fox ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting a continual and ongoing 1080 ground baiting program for the control of foxes from Friday 28 July to Thursday 28 December 2023 to reduce the impacts on threatened species.

The operation will target foxes in the Carrington Falls, Budderoo Plateau, Knights Hill and Barren Grounds areas. Baits have been placed on NPWS estate, private property and Crown road reserves with permissions.

There are 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Some baits may be buried.

1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) is lethal to pets (including domestic dogs and cats) and working dogs. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance. Domestic pets, including dogs and cats, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. Restrain working and assistance dogs to ensure they don’t enter the baiting areas.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Melinda Norton at the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244 or send an email.

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Applies from Mon 1 May 2023, 2.36pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Sep 2023, 9.39am

Closed areas: Gulp Road at Wingello closed

The Gulp Road section of Morton National Park is closed due to ongoing wet weather, it will be re-opened after it has been assessed as suitable for vehicle access.

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Applies from Wed 1 Mar 2023, 5.15pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Sep 2023, 9.39am

Closed areas: Dimocks Ck Carpark to Glow Worm Glen

Walking track from Dimocks Creek Carpark on Mark Morton Road through to Glow Worm Glen in the Bundanoon Precinct of Morton National Park is closed until further notice as track repairs and infrastructure replacement works following the 2019/20 wildfires are in the final stages. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Glow Worm Glen can be alternatively accessed from Council Land at the end of William Street, Bundanoon.

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Applies from Sun 17 Jul 2022, 7.08pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Sep 2023, 11.26am

Closed areas: Access to the base of Erith Coal Mine closed

Access to the base of Erith Coal Mine is closed until further notice, due to a landslide.

Access is blocked at the creek crossing and from the creek down the metal staircase to the bottom of the falls is closed.

The Erith Coal Mine loop part of the walking track is open from the Camping Ground to the Erith Coal Mine carpark.

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

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Applies from Mon 14 Mar 2022, 8.04am. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Sep 2023, 11.26am

Closed areas: Nicholas Pass track partly closed

Nicholas Pass track is closed from its junction with the base of Fairy Bower Falls walking track to Ampitheatre Lookout until further notice due to a landslide and rock fall event.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Illawarra area office on 02 4224 4188 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 5 Mar 2021, 1.54pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Sep 2023, 11.26am

Closed areas: Camping closed due to flood and fire damage

Camping is closed at the following campgrounds due to fire damage and flooding. The closed campground include (open for day-use only): 

  • Pauls Point
  • Sundeck 
  • Sawyers 
  • Burrawang

Please not that the campgrounds will remain open for day use. Some campgrounds may be affected by flood debris following heavy rain, and there may be steep sand walls to access sites.

Please be cautious and move onto another campground if safety issues occur. There have been many changes to campgrounds along the river, including reduced campground capacity. Some sites also have extensive regrowth following fires.

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

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Applies from Thu 29 Jun 2017, 12.48pm. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Sep 2023, 9.50am

Closed areas: Access to base of Belmore Falls prohibited

All access to the base of Belmore Falls is permanently closed, including from Hindmarsh and Belmore Falls lookouts and picnic areas.

Access is also closed to the top of Belmore Falls, including from the Belmore Falls Road causeway. This closure is to protect visitor safety.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 3 Feb 2023, 5.00pm to Fri 2 Feb 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Sep 2023, 10.00am

Other planned events: Brundee Swamp Nature Reserve: Wild Dog Trapping

Local Land Services (LLS) is conducting a wild dog trapping program in Brundee Swamp Nature Reserve from Monday 23rd January 2023 to Friday 2nd February 2024.

Signs will be placed at access points to trapping locations.

Please contact the local NPWS area office or LLS office for more information.

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Applies from Mon 23 Jan 2023, 8.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Sep 2023, 9.46am

Other planned events: Roadworks, Morton NP (12 Mile Rd/Jerrawangala section)

Delays on roads in the area including Luncheon Creek Road, 12 Mile, Deodar, Burnt Ridge, Whalebone, Messmate Rd, Vandean, Spotted Gum Rd

Expect short delays. Roadworks will be underway. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff.

The roads may be uneven and slippery during this time. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

 

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Applies from Fri 1 Jan 2021, 3.35pm. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Sep 2023, 9.46am

Closed areas: Tianjara fire trail

Tianjara fire trail is closed. Please do not enter the closed area.

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/red-rocks-trig-walking-track/local-alerts

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