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Rocky Point walking track

Yuraygir National Park

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Applies from Sun 18 Apr 2021, 2.00pm to Sat 15 May 2021, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 May 2021, 1.51pm

Closed areas: Boorkoom campground closed

Boorkoom campground is closed from Sunday 18 April to the end of June 2021 for construction works.

Only campsites 1 and 2 are available at Boorkoom - please book online. The other campsites are closed due to the construction.

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Applies from Sun 18 Apr 2021, 10.54am to Sat 15 May 2021, 10.56am. Last reviewed: Fri 7 May 2021, 1.50pm

Closed areas: Illaroo campground closed

The following areas are closed for onsite works from Monday 19 April to Thursday 10 June 2021:

  • Illaroo campground
  • the road adjoining the North and South campground precincts

Vehicles travelling from Illaroo campground to the beach access that services Sandon Village will be affected while works are happening on this section of the road.

Delays are expected. Onsite traffic management will be in place during this time.

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Applies from Fri 23 Apr 2021, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 May 2021, 1.57pm

Closed areas: Walking track closed between Mara Creek and Shelley Headland

The walking track between Mara Creek and Shelley Headland is closed until further notice for bushfire recovery work.

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Applies from Wed 28 Apr 2021, 11.22am to Thu 20 May 2021, 11.23am. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Apr 2021, 1.26pm

Other planned events: Lake Arragan and Redcliffe campgrounds - Amenities upgrade

Amenities at Lake Arragan and Redcliffe campgrounds will be unavailable during maintenance and upgrade works between Wednesday 28 April and Thursday 20 May 2021.

Please note:

  • Portal toilets will be in place during these work
  • Power tools and machinery may be in use during daylight hours  

For more information or if there are issues, please call the NPWS Grafton area office on  02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Sun 9 May 2021, 8.55am to Sat 22 May 2021, 9.01am. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Apr 2021, 9.10am

Other planned events: Yuraygir National Park - Closure Illaroo Road/Illaroo Beach 4wd access road

Illaroo/Sandon Beach 4WD access road - The 4wd access road will be closed to the public for a period of a week while bitumen works are being undertaken. The road closure will be during mid May (dates to be confirmed) and only Sandon Village residents will be permitted through.

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Applies from Tue 2 Mar 2021, 3.35pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Mar 2021, 5.17pm

Safety alerts: Station Creek and Pebbly Beach campground access

Access to Pebbly Beach and Station Creek campgrounds is dependent on Clarence Valley Council (CVC) and Forestry Corporation road infrastructure.

Information on the trafficability of these roads can be found here:

McPhillips Road is presently closed by Clarence Valley Council due to damaged bridge infrastructure.

Visitors will need high clearance 4WD capable vehicles to access Pebbly Beach and Station Creek campgrounds, which require water crossings. The suitability of these crossings may be variable and can change quickly dependent on local rainfall/tidal conditions.

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Applies from Wed 3 Feb 2021, 9.27am to Sat 15 May 2021, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 25 Mar 2021, 11.05am

Closed areas: Wilsons Headland walking track part closure

Wilsons Headland walking track will be closed between Boorkoom campground and Wilsons Headland from Sunday 21 February to Saturday 15 May 2021. The closure is to enable walking track upgrades.

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Applies from Fri 8 Mar 2019, 3.35pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Mar 2021, 10.07am

Other planned events: 1080 fox pest management program underway

NSW National Parks is monitoring foxes and running a 1080 pest management program. Baiting is happening in Yuraygir National Park from Wednesday 1 July 2020 until Wednesday 30 June 2021.

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

These programs are run to protect threatened species identified in the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan and Saving our Species programs.

We encourage landholders to participate in control programs on private property. Contact North Coast Local Land Services to discuss and arrange programs. Delays may occur due to unsuitable weather conditions.

For more information call the NPWS Clarence area office in Grafton on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2015, 12.05pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 9.37am

Closed areas: Angourie Back Beach - staircase removed

Walkers on Yuraygir coastal walk are advised that the staircase at the southern end of Angourie Back Beach has been removed due to safety concerns. All walkers should commence the walk at Angourie picnic area and re-join the coastal walk south of the mouth of Mara Creek. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the Grafton NPWS office on 02 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 28 Nov 2019, 11.54am. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Dec 2020, 2.24pm

Closed areas: Mara Creek picnic area

Mara Creek picnic area in Yuraygir National Park is closed due to bushfire damage. 

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jul 2020, 10.03am

Other planned events: Yuraygir coastal walk - river crossing contacts

The Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contact details have changed. The current details are:

  • Wooli river crossing - call 0439 409 909 
  • Sandon river crossing - call 0407 362 118
  • Corindi/Red Rock river crossing - No commercial service available

For further information please call the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Tue 26 Feb 2019, 2.14pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Jul 2019, 1.44pm

Closed areas: Grey Cliff stairs closed

The stairs from Grey Cliff campground to the beach are closed. The stairs have been washed away because of the large swell from Cyclone Oma. Visitors can't access the beach via these stairs.

Visitors can access the beach via the old vehicle beach access point 250m north of the stairs.

For more information, please call the NPWS Grafton office on 02 6641 1500. 

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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/rocky-point-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Yuraygir National Park in the North Coast region
  • Yuraygir 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 has self registration stands with envelopes - please bring correct change.

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