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Barton Nature Reserve

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Applies from Tue 2 Jun 2020, 5.36pm. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jun 2020, 10.54am

Closed areas: Federal Falls campground

Federal Falls campground is currently closed. Snow Falls have closed the roads on Mount Canobolas. Due to the uncertainty about road conditions, the campground will be closed over the June long weekend. This closure will be reassessed on Tuesday 9 June 2020.

Once the roads are open, visitors are welcome to use walking tracks and day facilities. For more information about the road closure, call the Orange Visitor Centre on 1800 069 466 or the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Mon 23 Mar 2020, 10.19am. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Apr 2020, 11.34am

Closed areas: Partial park closure - Mine remediation project

Some parts of this park will be closed from Tuesday 24 March 2020 until further notice while the mine remediation project (and related safety works) is being implemented.

The closed areas are:

  • Central Mines trail (north from the Summer Hill Creek crossing to the reserve boundary gate) 
  • Ostini trail (from the junction with Summer Hill Creek trail south to the Summer Hill Creek crossing - excludes the western end of Water Race walking track 

Appropriate signs and barriers will be installed along these trails. Fourth crossing picnic area, Water Race walking track and The Falls lookout will remain open.

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

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