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Sculptures in the Scrub walking track

Pilliga National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 9 December 2019, 3.01pm

Applies from Tue 10 Dec 2019, 12.01am to Tue 10 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Dec 2019, 3.01pm.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 12.01am to Fri 20 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 6 Dec 2019, 3.15pm.

Closed areas: Pilliga Forest closed

All visitor areas in Pilliga Forest are closed, due to severe fire danger and forecast weather conditions.

The closed areas are:

  • Sandstone Caves walking track
  • Dandry Gorge (Sculptures in the Scrub) walking track, picnic area and campground
  • Salt Caves picnic area
  • Pilliga forest visitor lookout tower

Penalties apply for non compliance. For further information, please contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office in Baradine on 02 6843 4000, 02 6843 4011 or on 1800 270 880 (after hours emergency line).

Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am.

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 Tue 10 Dec 2019, 12.01am to Tue 10 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Dec 2019, 3.01pm

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 4 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 12.01am to Fri 20 Dec 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 6 Dec 2019, 3.15pm

Closed areas: Pilliga Forest closed

All visitor areas in Pilliga Forest are closed, due to severe fire danger and forecast weather conditions.

The closed areas are:

  • Sandstone Caves walking track
  • Dandry Gorge (Sculptures in the Scrub) walking track, picnic area and campground
  • Salt Caves picnic area
  • Pilliga forest visitor lookout tower

Penalties apply for non compliance. For further information, please contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office in Baradine on 02 6843 4000, 02 6843 4011 or on 1800 270 880 (after hours emergency line).

Affects 4 parks and 4 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 4 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/sculptures-in-the-scrub-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Sculptures in the Scrub, Pilliga National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary