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Toorale Homestead walk

Toorale National Park

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Applies from Tue 11 May 2021, 10.40am. Last reviewed: Tue 11 May 2021, 12.33pm

Closed areas: Campground closed due to flooding

Coach and Horses campground will be closed indefinitely due to flooding of the Darling River. Campsites will not be available for booking until the river floodwaters subside and the park is accessible again. 

For further information, please contact the Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Fri 7 May 2021, 11.36am. Last reviewed: Fri 7 May 2021, 11.48am

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed due to flooding

The Wilcannia to Tilpa road (east side) is closed due to flooding. There is no access to Coach and Horses campground until this road reopens.

For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Fri 26 Mar 2021, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Fri 7 May 2021, 11.38am

Closed areas: Access to Peery Lake picnic area via Mandalay Road - 4WD only

Access to Peery Lake picnic area via Mandalay Road is open only to 4WD vehicles. 

For further information call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 3 May 2021, 6.00am to Sun 16 May 2021, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 3 May 2021, 4.25pm

Other planned events: Aerial 1080 pest management program

An aerial baiting program using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes will be undertaken from Monday 3 May to Friday 16 May 2021. All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS estate. 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 please call the Bourke National Parks Office on 02 6830 0200.

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Applies from Tue 13 Apr 2021, 3.50pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 3.51pm. Last reviewed: Mon 3 May 2021, 10.20am

Closed areas: Darling River campground closed due to flooding

Darling River campground is closed due to flooding and wet road conditions. This closure remains in place unless otherwise extended or removed. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Bourke area office on 02 6830 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 14 May 2021, 6.00am to Mon 14 Jun 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 May 2021, 12.53pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using 1080 fresh meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be conducted between 14/05/2021 to 14/06/2021 in Nocoleche Nature Reserve.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

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 must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

 

For further information please call NPWS Bourke Office on (02) 6830 0200.

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Applies from Thu 15 Apr 2021, 8.00am to Sat 15 May 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Apr 2021, 10.44am

Other planned events: 1080 dog baiting operation

A 1080 ground dog baiting program will take place in Culgoa National Park from Thursday 15 April to Thursday 29 April 2021.

For more information, please call the NPWS Bourke area office on 02 6830 0200. 

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Applies from Thu 15 Apr 2021, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Apr 2021, 2.19pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to Cobar Council roadworks on Pullpulla Road

Access to this park is closed from Monday 19 April 2021 due to extensive roadworks being done by Cobar Shire on Pullpulla Road. Park access may be closed for up to 3 months. 

For further information contact the Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 14 Apr 2021, 2.44pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Paroo-Darling National Park

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) 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. To find out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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Applies from Fri 16 Apr 2021, 8.00am to Sun 16 May 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 3 May 2021, 10.19am

Other planned events: 1080 dog baiting operation

A 1080 ground dog baiting program will take place in Culgoa National Park from Thursday 15 April to Thursday 29 April 2021.

For more information, please call the NPWS Bourke area office on 02 6830 0200.

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Applies from Fri 26 Mar 2021, 11.49am to Mon 31 May 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Mar 2021, 3.57pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to flood damage

Culgoa National Park is closed until Monday 31 May 2021 due to wet road conditions and flooding.

The closure could be extended at any time.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Bourke office on 02 6830 0200 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/toorale-homestead-walk/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Toorale National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Toorale National Park and SCA is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Emergency services

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