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Sandstone Caves walking track

Pilliga Nature Reserve

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 21 February 2024, 9.21am

Applies from Wed 21 Feb 2024, 9.20am to Fri 23 Feb 2024, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 9.21am.

Other planned events: Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre closed

The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre (Baradine) will be closed on Thursday 22nd February. We will reopen Friday 23rd February 2024 at 9am for normal trading hours.

 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2024, 3.14pm. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Jan 2024, 2.21pm.

Closed areas: Sandstone Caves walking track closed

The Sandstone Caves walking track will be closed until further notice due to a hazardous rock fall.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 6843 4011.

Applies from Fri 1 Sep 2023, 10.05am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 6.04pm.

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. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 15 Feb 2024, 3.03pm. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2024, 4.07pm

Fires - Advice: DUGGINS RD FIRE

There is a fire in this park called DUGGINS RD FIRE. 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 Wed 21 Feb 2024, 9.20am to Fri 23 Feb 2024, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 9.21am

Other planned events: Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre closed

The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre (Baradine) will be closed on Thursday 22nd February. We will reopen Friday 23rd February 2024 at 9am for normal trading hours.

 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Affects 4 parks and 6 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 1 Sep 2023, 10.05am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 6.04pm

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. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
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.

Affects 8 parks nearby. Show list

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/sandstone-caves-walking-track/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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