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Applies from Wed 4 Aug 2021, 2.53pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Aug 2021, 2.53pm

Safety alerts: Water across the roads

Please be aware the road between the park entrance, Terarra Creek camping area and Dripping Rock picnic area now includes a number of water crossings.

Please be aware that while creek crossings have a concrete culvert or rock base, vehicle trails are made from a natural surface or gravel and can be prone to damage in ongoing wet weather.

Please drive to the conditions.

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Applies from Sun 1 Aug 2021, 7.51am to Mon 31 Jan 2022, 4.36pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Jul 2021, 5.04pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program between Sunday 1 August 2021 and Monday 31 July 2022 in Goobang National Park. The program involves the use of Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and 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 NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Mon 26 Jul 2021, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Aug 2021, 11.10am

Closed areas: Arch Cave loop track closed

Arch Cave and Arch loop track are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of visitors and staff.

The remainder of the reserve, including Borenore picnic area and Verandah Cave, remains open for socially-distanced recreational use for those in the Cabonne Council Local Government Area.

For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Thu 15 Jul 2021, 4.24pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Aug 2021, 11.10am

Closed areas: Caloma lookout closed

Caloma lookout is closed from 5pm Thursday 15 July 2021 until further notice due to unsafe access road conditions.

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

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Applies from Tue 29 Jun 2021, 2.29pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Aug 2021, 11.11am

Closed areas: Sawpit Gully trail partial closure

Sawpit Gully trail is partially closed to vehicles due to wet conditions. There is no access to the trail north of Greenbah campground and south of Caloma Trig.

You can access Caloma Trig from the north on Gundong Road via Eastern boundary trail, Pipeclay Creek trail, Sawpit Gully trail and Caloma Trig trail. Access to Greenbah campground is from the south along Sawpit Gully trail from Baldry Road.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please ring the NPWS Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Aug 2021, 11.09am

Closed areas: Picnic areas and walking track closed

Towac and The Walls picnic areas are closed from 8am Friday 11 June 2021 for facilities upgrades. On completion of current works Towac and The Walls picnic areas will be opened, however the lookout platform at The Walls picnic area will remain closed for further upgrades.

Access to The Walls picnic area from the Nature walking track is not permitted. Visitors can access the Nature walking track from the Summits track. These closures are reassessed weekly.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Tue 25 Aug 2020, 7.47am. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Mar 2021, 8.00am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be ongoing between Friday 29 January 2021 and Tuesday 31 August 2021 along management trails in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area.

Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points or trail junctions as well as other appropriate locations throughout the reserve.

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 Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

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