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Rockpool Ramble track

Boonoo Boonoo National Park

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 9.30am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Apr 2024, 4.44pm

Hazard reduction burns: Hurleys South HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 16/04/2024. The fire is called Hurleys South HR. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sat 13 Apr 2024, 6.18pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 6.19pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Apr 2024, 6.21pm

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 8 Feb 2024, 4.18pm to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 4.19pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Apr 2024, 10.22am

Closed areas: Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive partial closure

Due to storm damage, Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive will be closed between Peacock Creek Road and Mount Babyl until 31 July 2024. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The road will remain open between Cambridge Plateau picnic area and the Bruxner Highway. This section of road is not suitable for 2WD vehicles in wet weather and is not suitable for heavy vehicles until slip repairs in May 2024.

  • 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 Thu 18 Jan 2024, 4.13pm to Tue 30 Apr 2024, 4.13pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Apr 2024, 6.13pm

Closed areas: Murray Scrub Walking Track closed

Murray Scrub walking track is closed due to storm damage until 30 April 2024.

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

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Applies from Wed 28 Feb 2024, 3.26pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 3.26pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Apr 2024, 6.12pm

Closed areas: Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive Future Closure - 28 April to 31 June 2024

Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive will be closed from 28 April to 31 June 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 Mon 18 Mar 2024, 9.00am to Fri 31 May 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 8.47am

Closed areas: Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track and lookout closed for construction

Due to construction work to improve access on the Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track, the track and Boonoo Boonoo Falls lookout will be closed until 5pm Friday 31 May 2024. During this closure the Rockpool Ramble and River walks will remain open.

Please follow all temporary signage and instructions from staff or contractors, and do not enter closed areas of construction. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 1 Apr 2024, 8.00am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Mar 2024, 9.30am

Other planned events: 1080 ground and aerial baiting program

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will commence a 1080 ground and aerial baiting program on the 1st April to 30th June 2024 on the following reserves:

  • Bald Rock National Park
  • Barool National Park
  • Basket Swamp National Park
  • Bluff River Nature Reserve
  • Bolivia Hill Nature Reserve
  • Butterleaf National Park
  • Capoompeta National Park
  • Cataract National Park
  • Cataract State Conservation Area
  • Cathedral Rock National Park
  • Crooked Creek National Park
  • Donnybrook Nature Reserve
  • Gibraltar Nature Reserve
  • Gibraltar Range National Park
  • Guy Fawkes River National Park
  • Guy Fawkes River Nature Reserve
  • Kings Plains National Park
  • Kwiambal CCAZ1 (Arthurs Seat)
  • Kwiambal National Park
  • Mann River Nature Reserve
  • Maryland National Park
  • Nullamanna National Park
  • Nymboida National Park
  • Severn River Nature Reserve
  • Torrington State Conservation Area
  • Warra National Park
  • Washpool National Park
  • Washpool State Conservation Area

The operations will use meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Signs will be placed at the entry to all the baiting locations. Domestic pets are not permitted in NPWS 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 locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Thu 1 Feb 2024, 10.07am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 10.08am. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Apr 2024, 6.11pm

Closed parks: Jubullum Flat Camp closed

Jubullum Flat Camp Aboriginal Area is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees and related works.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Kyogle NPWS 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: Mon 18 Mar 2024, 9.25am

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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Applies from Wed 17 Aug 2022, 12.02pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 12.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Mar 2024, 8.52am

Closed parks: Yabbra National Park closed

Yabbra National Park is closed until further notice. The closure is due to damage from recent weather events, planned roadworks and ongoing pest control programs.

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

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 12 Apr 2024, 8.59am

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice due to the demolition of a bridge from a past flooding event.

The closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

Please note:

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/rockpool-ramble-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Boonoo Boonoo National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Boonoo Boonoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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