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Basket Swamp National Park

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Applies from Thu 9 Dec 2021, 8.00am to Wed 31 May 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Feb 2023, 3.58pm

Safety alerts: Road safety advice - 4WD only and horse float restrictions

Due to deteriorated road conditions Spirabo Forest Way is restricted to 4WD only, and is unsuitable for the towing of horse floats, caravans or trailers. This includes all roads providing access to Spirabo Forest Way, including Scrub Road from Tenterfield, Mount Spirabo Road from the New England Highway at Bolivia, and Ten Mile Road and Coxs Road in the south from Deepwater. These roads are unsuitable for low clearance 4WDs, AWD or 2WD vehicles.

Please be cautious and drive to road conditions. For further information, contact the local NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 6 Feb 2023, 8.00am to Mon 24 Apr 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Feb 2023, 11.24am

Safety alerts: Construction works

Please be advised contractors will be completing a series of works within the Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area, Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track and northern end of Boonoo Boonoo River walk from Monday 6 February 2023 until Monday 24 April 2023.

The Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area, including access to the Boonoo Boonoo Falls lookout and rockpools, will remain open during the construction works. Visitors are required to follow all directional signs in place, safely detouring around the construction site.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 6 Feb 2023, 8.00am to Fri 17 Feb 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Feb 2023, 10.32am

Safety alerts: Upgrade works on fire trails

Upgrade works are taking place on fire trails within Boonoo Boonoo NP from 8am Monday 6 February until 5pm Friday 17 February 2023. During this time you may encounter heavy equipment on the following fire trails:

  • Link Road
  • Colongon Road

Please exercise caution if using these trails, and follow any instructions from signage, staff or contractors. For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 9 Jan 2023, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 9.18am

Closed areas: Bald Rock walk to the base of Bald Rock closed

Bald Rock Summit walking track will be closed to the base of Bald Rock from 8am Monday 9 January 2023. This closure is to support the installation of a new pedestrian bridge as part of upgrade works along the track to make the walk more accessible to all visitors. This closure includes the walking route directly up and down the face of Bald Rock.

Bungoona walk to the summit will remain open during this time, which is a more gradual climb around the side of Bald Rock to the summit.

For your safety please follow any directions from signage or staff on site. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Wed 17 Aug 2022, 12.02pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 12.03pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Feb 2023, 1.26pm

Closed parks: Yabbra National Park closed

Yabbra National Park is closed until further notice. The closure is due to damage from recent weather events, and roadworks on Joes Box, South Yabbra, Yabbra Plains and Pocupar Roads.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Feb 2023, 8.51am

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice due to the demolition of a bridge from a past flooding event.

The closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

Please note:

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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