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Broken Head lawn

Broken Head Nature Reserve

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 24 May 2024, 2.52pm to Fri 7 Jun 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 3.12pm

Closed areas: Sandridge Road closed for essential track maintenance Mon - Fri, 27 May to 7 June 2024

Sandridge Road will be closed for essential track maintenance from 07:00:00 am to 05:00:00 pm, Monday to Friday, from Monday 27 May 2024 until Friday 07 June 2024.. There will be no access to Hell Hole Falls between these times. During these times there will also be plant and machinery movements along Middle Ridge Road. In addition there will be limited parking at the Middle Ridge Road gate for the duration of the works, including weekends.

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Applies from Mon 25 Mar 2024, 1.00am to Fri 2 Aug 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 May 2024, 7.44am

Closed areas: Cape Byron walking track closed between Lighthouse and Wategos beach

The section of the Cape Byron walking track between Wategos Beach (east) and the Cape Byron Historic Lighthouse will be closed for maintenance work until August 2024.

Vehicle access around the Cape Byron State Conservation Reserve will not be affected. Vehicles can access the Pass and Palm Valley picnic area, Wategos Beach, and the Cape Byron Historic Lighthouse.

Visitors can safely walk to the Cape Byron Historic Lighthouse via:

  • Lee Lane to the Tallow Ridge Walking Track, or
  • Lighthouse Road down-road

Visitors may choose to along Clarkes Beach to access the Pass and the Palm Valley picnic area. The section of the walking track between the Palm Valley picnic area and Wategos Beach (west) remains open.
This closure is to improve accessibility and ensure visitor safety. For more information, please contact the local office. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Tue 14 May 2024, 4.01pm to Mon 3 Jun 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 May 2024, 11.36am

Closed areas: Terania Creek picnic area maintenance

Terania Creek picnic area will be closed for maintenance from 7th May until 3rd June 2024. Protesters Falls walking track and boardwalk, as well as the carpark and toilets will remain open for the duration of works.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Alstonville office on (02) 6627 0200

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Applies from Wed 1 May 2024, 2.36pm to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 2.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 May 2024, 10.40am

Closed areas: Nightcap Range Road closed in both directions due to major landslip repairs

Nightcap Range Road will be closed for major landslip repairs from 6th May 2024 until 13th July 2024. During this time, the road will be closed in both directions between Rummery Road and Nightcap Ridge.

 

Access to Rummery Park Campground and Minyon Falls will be via Minyon Falls Road only.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience during this time. For more information, please contact NPWS Alstonville Office on (02) 6627 0200.

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Applies from Wed 19 Oct 2022, 8.57am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 8.58am. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Apr 2024, 10.02am

Safety alerts: North Rocks Road closed

North Rocks Road is closed until Sunday 30 June 2024. The road is currently unsafe to traffic. This closure maybe extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200. 

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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/venues/broken-head-lawn/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Broken Head Nature Reserve in the North Coast region
  • Broken Head Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $4 per vehicle per hour. Tap and pay card or phone payments accepted at pay machines. Cash and credit cards accepted at Byron Bay Office.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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