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Yarrangobilly Caves thermal pool walk

Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Applies from Mon 16 May 2022, 8.57am to Tue 31 May 2022, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 16 May 2022, 11.14am

Closed areas: Behrs Flat - Rabbit control program

Behrs Flat campground will be closed from 10am, Monday 16 May 2022 until 11pm, Tuesday 31 May 2022 for a rabbit control program involving fumigation.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please adhere to all safety signage and instructions. For more information, contact the NPWS Khancoban area office on 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Fri 13 May 2022, 1.33pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 5.13pm

Safety alerts: Thredbo Valley Track open

The Thredbo Valley Track is open for use.

Signage upgrades are currently underway between Thredbo and Bullocks Flat, so minor delays may be experienced. Please follow any instructions from staff and contractors.

For more information, contact the Jindabyne NPWS office on 02 6450 5600.

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Applies from Fri 13 May 2022, 1.30pm to Fri 27 May 2022, 1.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 1.41pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing aerial baiting program in Kosciuszko National Park, from 16 May 2022 date month year to 27 May 2022.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Jindabyne NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6450 5555.

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Applies from Fri 13 May 2022, 1.17pm to Fri 27 May 2022, 1.18pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 1.22pm

Other incidents: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing aerial baiting program in Kosciuszko National Park, from 16 May 2022 date month year to 27 May 2022.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Jindabyne NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6450 5555.

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Applies from Thu 12 May 2022, 10.00am to Sat 12 Nov 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 10 May 2022, 4.32pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program

A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Thursday 12 May 2022 until Saturday 12 November 2022 in the following parks:

  • Bogandyera Nature Reserve
  • Jingellic Nature Reserve
  • Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve

The program will also be conducted in the southern precinct of Kosiuszko National Park, which includes the following areas:

  • Geehi
  • Maragle
  • Tooma
  • Indi Range
  • Yellow Bog
  • Everards
  • Spring Creek
  • Khancoban

Entry into 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 NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Tue 8 Mar 2022, 10.34am to Fri 27 May 2022, 10.36am. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 1.27pm

Other planned events: Toilets closed for construction

The toilets at Three Mile Dam campground western peninsular will be closed for construction from Monday 21 March to Friday 27 May 2022.

If you require access to toilet facilities while camping during this time, please use the toilets on the eastern side of the dam or on Link Road. 

For more information, contact Tumut NPWS office 02 6947 7000. 

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Applies from Wed 4 May 2022, 11.29am to Thu 1 Jun 2023, 11.31am. Last reviewed: Wed 4 May 2022, 1.33pm

Closed areas: Tantangara Reservoir partial closure

Some parts of Tantangara Reservoir will be closed intermittently from Sunday 1 May 2022 until further notice, whilst the Snowy 2.0 construction activities involving controlled blasts are conducted. Full exclusion zones will be established prior to and during blast operations. The closed areas are:

  • Portions of Tantangara Reservoir, adjacent to the Snowy 2.0 construction site.
  • Tantangara Reservoir boat ramp, adjacent to the Tantangara Dam wall.
  • For up-to-date timings on controlled blasts please see up-to-date notifications on the Future Generation website.

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

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Applies from Mon 9 May 2022, 6.00am to Fri 20 May 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 10 May 2022, 9.56am

Closed areas: Area closed for aerial pest control operation

Cascade Hut Trail is closed for an aerial pest control operation on weekdays from 6am Monday 9 May to 5pm Friday 20 May 2022.

This program will target deer and aims to significantly reduce the number of deer on park and adjacent private land. Other pest animals, including pigs, goats, foxes and wild dogs will be targeted if observed during the operation. 

Warning signs will be placed at relevant access points into park. Please do not enter areas during this time. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please email the NPWS feral deer team or contact the local park office.

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Applies from Mon 25 Apr 2022, 8.00am to Fri 20 May 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 2 May 2022, 9.19am

Safety alerts: Notice of pest baiting program

Between Monday 25 April and Friday 20 May 2022, Thredbo Resort will be conducting a baiting program using carrots containing pindone poison for the control of rabbits. The program will be conducted in areas within the Thredbo lease area in Kosciuszko National Park.

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. 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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please call NPWS Jindabyne on 02 6450 5600.

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Applies from Mon 20 Dec 2021, 10.07am. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Apr 2022, 11.42am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flood damage

Leatherbarrel Creek campground is closed until further notice due to flood damage.

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 Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555. 

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Applies from Tue 31 Mar 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 13 Apr 2022, 9.29am

Closed areas: Closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park

A number of sites in Kosciuszko National Park remain closed or may have other restrictions until further notice. This includes a number of areas closed due to the 2019/2020 bushfires.

Fire-affected areas

Some sections of Kosciuszko National Park which have been burnt remain closed. This is because they still may pose a risk to visitors due to dangerous trees and damaged infrastructure.

 

Specific areas which are closed due to the fires include:

  • Areas within the park:
    • Selwyn Snow Resort 
    • Kiandra Court House
    • Wolgal Hut
    • Pattinson's Hut and Matthew's Cottage
  • Cabramurra township. Snowy Hydro's operational town suffered significant fire damage and for safety reasons is currently closed.
  • Selwyn Snow Resort is being rebuilt following fire damage, and is currently a construction site. For your safety, public access to this area is strictly prohibited and all signage in this area must be followed.

Huts that burnt down in the 2020 fires.  The location is open but there is no hut/building:

  • Bradley/O'Briens Hut, Brooks Hut, Delaneys Hut, 4 Mile Hut, Happy's Hut, Harveys Hut, Linesman's No.3 Huts, Round Mountain Hut, Sawyers Hut, Vickeries Hut and Dry Dam Ski Shelter.
  • Warning: 
    • Please take care as there may be broken glass/nails that are uncovered since NPWS made records and cleaned up site. 
    • Please do not disturb site or remove artefacts. 

The following key roads in Kosciuszko National Park are closed due to fire damage:

  • Cabramurra
    • Kings Cross Road from the Kings Cross Road and Link Road intersection to Selwyn Resort (closed to facilitate the Selwyn Resort rebuilding works).
  • Tantangara Road and Tantangara Dam access - Snowy 2.0 works:
    • Tantangara Road may be subject to short closures between Snowy Mountains Highway and the gate below Tantangara Reservoir Wall for maintenance and upgrade works. These closures are required to allow for upgrades to Tantangara Road as part of the Snowy 2.0 project. The schedule of closures is subject to design, and construction programs are yet to be finalised. Please check for alert updates a week before you travel.
    • Wares Yards campground will remain open during roadworks.
    • Access to the southern end of Tantangara Reservoir via Quarry trail will be closed to the public.
    • Access to the southern end boat ramp is open but may be subject to short-term closures.
    • Current boating and camping access to Tantangara Reservoir will still be available at access points on the northern end of the reservoir, via Port Phillip and Dam trails.
    • Access to Currango and Old Snowy campground will remain open, with access via Port Phillip or Tantangara Road.

Do not enter closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Please check our COVID-19 update for more information. To check which areas are closed, click the 'Show list' button on the Kosciuszko National Park page alert.

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Applies from Tue 1 Mar 2022, 4.52pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 10.31am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Tuesday 1 March 2022 and Wednesday 31 August  2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • The north east precinct of Kosciuszko National Park (within the Adaminaby/Yaouk wild dog control area)

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserve. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 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.

For further information please call NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Mon 7 Mar 2022, 10.06am to Sat 1 Oct 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 7 Mar 2022, 4.49pm

Closed areas: Manjar fire trail closed

Manjar fire trail in Kosciuszko National Park is closed and will reopen on Saturday 1 October 2022. The closure is due to ongoing make safe works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Thu 24 Feb 2022, 9.05am to Wed 8 Feb 2023, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 24 Feb 2022, 5.16pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between 9 February 2022 until 8 February 2023. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.

Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park;

  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong

Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.

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 location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information, please call the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Sat 5 Feb 2022, 4.29pm. Last reviewed: Mon 7 Feb 2022, 1.01pm

Other planned events: Roadworks - Tom Groggin

Resurfacing of the Tom Groggin campground/Alpine National Park access road will be happening throughout February 2022. Visitors should be aware of heavy truck movements and machinery undertaking roadworks activities.

Access to the Murrray River and Alpine National Park will still be available. Visitors should expect some delays.

For more information please contact the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555. 

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Applies from Tue 1 Feb 2022, 3.35pm. Last reviewed: Wed 2 Feb 2022, 5.01pm

Other planned events: Herbicide application Tom Groggin

Herbicide application for the treatment of blackberry and St John's Wort is currently being undertaken within the following locations:

  • Tom Groggin campground
  • Tom Groggin Horse campground
  • The Bicentennial National Trail (Tom Groggin to Grassy Flat Trail)
  • Rileys Flat

Please obey all signage and warnings related to herbicide application.

For more information, please contact the Jindabyne NPWS office on 02 6450 5555. 

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Applies from Mon 31 Jan 2022, 10.58am. Last reviewed: Mon 31 Jan 2022, 1.53pm

Safety alerts: Barry Way road damage

There has been damage to the road surface of the Barry Way due to widespread weather events. Please drive with caution when accessing the Lower Snowy Drive. 

For further information, please contact the NPWS Jindabyne Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600. 

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Applies from Fri 24 Dec 2021, 2.18pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Dec 2021, 11.53am

Safety alerts: Bicentennial National Track - be aware of track conditions

Bicententennial National Trail (Tom Groggin to Murray Gates) has changed track conditions due to the impact from severe weather events.

Please take care and be aware of hazards when walking, horseriding or cycling in Kosciuszko National Park.

For more information, contact the NPWS Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Thu 23 Dec 2021, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Dec 2021, 4.48pm

Safety alerts: Alpine Way - partial road closure

Alpine way is currently partially closed approx. 3km west of Leather Barrel Creek, due to a rock fall.

Transport for NSW has assessed the hazard, and cordoned-off a short area of road shoulder, reducing the width of road available.

Please take care and drive or ride safely, and watch for oncoming vehicles. Two-way traffic may be restricted at the hazard location.

For more information, contact the Jindabyne NPWS office on 02 6450 5600.

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Applies from Mon 20 Dec 2021, 10.28am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Dec 2021, 4.44pm

Safety alerts: Damage to road surface at Ngarigo campground

There has been damage to the road surface at Ngarigo campground due to widespread flooding. Please drive with caution when accessing the campground.

For further information, please contact the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555. 

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 4.01pm to Sun 1 Jan 2023, 12.54pm. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Jan 2022, 7.42am

Other planned events: Ongoing increased traffic and roadworks

There is an increase in heavy and light vehicle movements on the Snowy Mountains Highway (between Cooma to Tumut) and Link and Tantangara Roads within Kosciuszko National Park. This traffic will continue for a number of years and involves the use of specialised heavy vehicle combinations for transporting materials associated with the Snowy 2.0 project and other projects in the region.

There will also be ongoing maintenance and upgrades to roads in the area as part of the project, particularly along Link and Tantangara Roads. 

Your destination is still accessible. To assist in planning your journey safely, please allow extra time in your travel plans and drive to conditions.

For more information, call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 5.46pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Dec 2021, 12.28pm

Closed areas: Tantangara Mountain Hut (Harveys Hut)

Tantangara Mountain Hut (Harveys Hut) is closed for visitor use due to fire damage.

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Applies from Mon 8 Nov 2021, 5.05pm to Mon 30 May 2022, 5.06pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Nov 2021, 9.14am

Closed areas: Spencers Creek rest area closed

Spencers Creek Rest Area and carpark on Kosciuszko Road will be closed from Monday 8 November 2021 to Monday 30 May 2022 due to construction works in Kosciuszko National Park.

For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Mon 25 Feb 2019, 9.07am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 May 2021, 9.52am

Closed areas: Closed areas due to Snowy 2.0 works

Some areas of this park are closed due to the Snowy 2.0  works from Monday 25 February 2019, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. The closed areas are:

  • Lobs Hole Ravine Road 4wd trail
  • Wallace Creek lookout
  • Lobs Hole Ravine campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000 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/yarrangobilly-caves-thermal-pool-walk/local-alerts

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