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Saltwater Creek to Bittangabee Bay walking track

Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 13 January 2022, 4.10pm

Applies from Wed 25 Aug 2021, 11.05am. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Jan 2022, 4.10pm.

Safety alerts: Drive with caution on Green Cape Road

Green Cape Road is slippery in sections after the recent rain event. Please follow safety signage and drive with caution.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sun 5 Dec 2021, 4.55pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Jan 2022, 12.40pm

Closed areas: Jewfish Boardwalk closure

Jewfish Boardwalk was burnt during the 2019/2020 bushfire season and is closed. Reconstruction is planned for 2022.

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Applies from Tue 21 Dec 2021, 3.56pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Dec 2021, 10.51am

Safety alerts: Bittangabee Storehouse closed

The historic storehouse at Bittangabee Bay will be closed for safety reasons, until restoration works are complete.

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Applies from Tue 28 Dec 2021, 4.41pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 4.42pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Dec 2021, 11.30am

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Saturday 1 January to Thursday 30 June 2022.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section) 
  • Ben Boyd National Park

There will be signs at all baiting locations.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Mon 13 Dec 2021, 1.58pm. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Jan 2022, 4.10pm

Other planned events: Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicles

Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicle access from Walkers Rock intersection due to recent rain events.  

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Applies from Mon 6 Dec 2021, 9.19am to Wed 30 Mar 2022, 9.22am. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Dec 2021, 3.54pm

Closed areas: Pinnacles loop walking track closed

Some parts of Ben Boyd National Park are closed from Monday 13 December 2021 to Wednesday 30 March 2022 while the Pinnacles loop walking track is being upgraded.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Wed 25 Aug 2021, 11.05am. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Jan 2022, 4.10pm

Safety alerts: Drive with caution on Green Cape Road

Green Cape Road is slippery in sections after the recent rain event. Please follow safety signage and drive with caution.

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Applies from Wed 28 Jul 2021, 2.58pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Aug 2021, 8.33am

Safety alerts: Emergency gate installation project

Installation of new gates for the emergency closure of visitor precincts, roads and fire trails is occurring within the Sapphire Coast Area, between Wednesday 28 July 2021 and Tuesday 31 August 2021.

Gates will be installed at the following locations:

  • Boyd’s Tower
  • Mowarry Point fire trail
  • Saltwater Creek at Saltwater Creek Road and Duckhole Road junction
  • Greencape Lighthouse Visitor Precinct - Green Cape Road
  • Davidson Whaling Station
  • Haycock Point - Haycock Road and Princes Highway junction
  • North Head - Ben Boyd North National Park at Princes Highway junction

For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 9.18am. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Mar 2021, 2.59pm

Closed areas: Hergartys Bay campground closed

Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.

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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/saltwater-creek-to-bittangabee-bay-walking-track/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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