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Waa Gorge walking track

Mount Kaputar National Park

Affected by closures, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 20 July 2021, 9.27am

Applies from Mon 12 Jul 2021, 11.31am. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Jul 2021, 9.27am.

Closed areas: Waa Gorge picnic area and walking track closed

Waa Gorge picnic area and walking track in Mount Kaputar National Park are closed from Monday 12 July until further notice. Recent wet weather has made the black soil access road impassable for vehicles. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on 02 6792 7300.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 29 Mar 2021, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Jul 2021, 4.04pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for bushfire recovery

Some parts of this park are closed for bushfire recovery works. The closed areas are:

  • Bundabulla Circuit walking track
  • Kaputar Summit walking track. Note: The Summit lookout is accessible via road.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Mon 12 Jul 2021, 11.31am. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Jul 2021, 9.27am

Closed areas: Waa Gorge picnic area and walking track closed

Waa Gorge picnic area and walking track in Mount Kaputar National Park are closed from Monday 12 July until further notice. Recent wet weather has made the black soil access road impassable for vehicles. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on 02 6792 7300.

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Applies from Tue 4 May 2021, 6.00am to Wed 3 Nov 2021, 9.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 8.31am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

A baiting program will be undertaken from Tuesday 4 May 2021 to Wednesday 3 November 2021. The program will use meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. 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 the Barwon Area office on 02 6792 7300.

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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/waa-gorge-walking-track/local-alerts

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