Back to previous page

White Sands walk and Scribbly Gum track

Jervis Bay National Park

Open, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 12 May 2022, 2.08pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 May 2022, 5.04pm

Closed areas: Roads closed for maintenance

Neringillah Road and Walter Hood Access fire trails are currently closed for road maintenance works.

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

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 11 Mar 2022, 4.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 May 2022, 8.34am

Closed areas: Tracks and trails closed due to poor weather

Unsealed tracks and trails in the following parks are closed due to poor weather and dangerous conditions:

  • Morton National Park south and east of the Shoalhaven River
  • Morton State Conservation Area
  • Comerong Island Nature Reserve
  • Corramy Regional Park
  • Conjola National Park
  • Murramarang Aboriginal Area
  • Budawang National Park
  • Bimbermala National Park
  • Clyde River National Park
  • Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

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

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 2 May 2022, 1.58pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 2 May 2022, 2.29pm

Closed areas: Closed trails: Conjola National Park

Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 5 May to Thursday 30 June 2022. The closed areas are:

  • Grass Tree Road
  • Berrara Creek walking track

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

Affects 1 park and 3 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 22 Nov 2021, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Apr 2022, 9.21am

Safety alerts: Jerrawangala National Park & Parma Creek Nature Reserve - 4WD only access

Jerrawangala National Park and Parma Creek Nature Reserve are not suitable for low clearance vehicles. The roads are potholed, and become slippery and boggy during wet weather. 4WD vehicles only. Take care and drive safely.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office. 

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 29 Mar 2022, 9.29am. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Apr 2022, 11.38am

Other planned events: Short delays due to roadworks

Expect short delays due to roadworks on the following roads:

  • West shores
  • Slatybox
  • Basenji
  • Grasstree
  • Davies
  • Ash
  • Bottlebrush
  • Centre
  • Northern Boundary
  • Southdown
  • Stringybark
  • Washer Woman's
  • Cedar
  • Goonawarra
  • Blackbutt
  • Broken Road
  • Boundary Road
  • Wents

Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Wed 29 Dec 2021, 4.54pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 4.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 18 Jan 2022, 1.42pm

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 through to Thursday 30 June 2022.

The baited parks and reserves include:

  • Meroo National Park
  • Murramarang National Park
  • Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve
  • Conjola 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 Nowra area office on 02 4428 6300.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 1 Jan 2021, 3.41pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Feb 2021, 3.01pm

Closed areas: Nerringillah fire trail

Nerringillah fire trail is closed due to bushfire damage to the bridge. The bridge is impassable.

The section between Davies Road and Cedar road is open. Please do not enter the closed areas.

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

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 1 Jan 2021, 3.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Feb 2021, 9.16am

Closed areas: Berrara Creek and Heath walking tracks

Berrara Creek and Heath walking tracks are closed due to bushfire damage. Do not enter the closed areas.

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

Affects 1 park 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/white-sands-walk-and-scribbly-gum-track/local-alerts

Park info

See more visitor info

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.

View all alerts for NSW