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Beowa National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 26 February 2024, 9.00am

Applies from Fri 8 Dec 2023, 2.21pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Feb 2024, 9.10am.

Closed areas: Light to Light walk

Light to Light walk is currently closed between Saltwater Creek and Bittangabee Bay until late May 2024 to allow for track upgrades. These closures will impact plans to complete the return-walk. This closure will not affect Saltwater Creek or Bittangabee campgrounds.

If you're booking your walk through a licensed tour operator, you can expect that these operators are being regularly informed by NPWS, so that track closure impacts can be planned for and managed.

Please monitor NPWS alerts for track closures, be prepared to modify your itinerary while track upgrades are being completed and consider transport options to divert around closed sections of the walk.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Mon 12 Feb 2024, 7.00am to Fri 8 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2024, 7.14am.

Other planned events: Green Cape carpark closed

The Green Cape precinct is closed for upgrades between Monday 12 February and Friday 8 March 2024. Green Cape carpark won't be available as a vehicle drop off/pick up point during this time.

Pulpit rock carpark can be used as an alternate pick up/drop off point for walking track users. For further information, contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2024, 12.58pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 12.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 5.04pm.

Safety alerts: Increase of ticks at Saltwater Creek campground

There has been a reported increase of tick bites at Saltwater Creek campground. Please take appropriate precautions to prevent tick bites such as insect repellent and regular tick checks, and bring tick freeze spray to treat any ticks.

Further guidance about tick bite treatment can be found on the Health Direct website. For more information, contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Mon 12 Feb 2024, 7.00am to Fri 8 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2024, 7.14am.

Closed areas: Green Cape picnic area and carpark closed for upgrades

Green Cape carpark and picnic area will be closed for upgrades from Monday 12 February to Friday 8 March 2024. There will be no access to Green Cape lighthouse, Green Cape lookout or the amenities at this time.

For more information, contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 13 Oct 2023, 1.08pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Feb 2024, 9.00am.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Saturday 1 July 2023 to Sunday 30 June 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program will take place in:

  • Beowa National Park
  • Bournda National Park
  • Bournda Nature Reserve 
  • Deua National Park
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section and North of Snowy Mountain Hwy)
  • Wadbilliga National Park

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. 

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting locations. 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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
17 March 2024 Closed areas Areas closed for aerial pest control operation Details

Applies from Sun 17 Mar 2024, 2.00pm to Fri 22 Mar 2024, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Feb 2024, 9.51am

The following parks, reserves and areas will be closed from 2pm Sunday 17th of March until 2pm Friday 22nd of March 2024 for an aerial pest control operation:

  • Beowa National Park, Including the Light to Light walk, Green Cape Lighthouse, Bittangabee campground and Saltwater campground
  • Nadgee Nature Reserve, Including the Nadgee Wilderness Walk
  • The Waalimma and Genoa section of South East Forest National Park (Nungatta area)

Main thoroughfares through the Nungatta section of South East Forest NP will remain open however residents, visitors and members of the public should not enter adjoining closed sections of National Park.

This program will involve aerial shooting during daylight hours. Feral species targeted under this program include deer, goats, pigs, foxes and other pests. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals including threatened species.

The closed areas will be sign-posted at relevant access points. Visitors should avoid these areas and not enter the closed areas during this time. Please follow directions from NPWS officers and NPWS authorised contractors.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Details

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 23 Feb 2024, 12.22pm to Thu 7 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Feb 2024, 12.27pm

Other planned events: Gate Closure - Wallagoot Lake Boat Club

The road behind Wallagoot Lake Boat Club to Turingal Head Picnic Area will be closed between 5th - 7th March 2024 for tree removal works.

For any further information please contact NPWS Merimbula on 02 64955000.

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Applies from Tue 28 Nov 2023, 11.12am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 11.13am. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 8.19am

Closed areas: Davidson Whaling Station - Southern Trail temporary closure

The Southern access trail at Davidson Whaling Station is temporarily closed to public access due to the presence of asbestos and the risk to public safety. The southern access trail is closed until remediation works are completed.  Penalties apply for entering closed areas. For further information contact Merimbula NPWS Office on 6495 5000. 

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Applies from Thu 18 Jan 2024, 8.59am to Fri 31 May 2024, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Feb 2024, 11.48am

Closed areas: Jewfish Walk - Nadgee Nature Reserve

The Jewfish walk is currently closed until May 2024 to allow for bushfire recovery works and track upgrades. Please follow the directions on closure signs and do not enter closed areas. Penalties apply for non- compliance. For further information contact Merimbula NPWS Office on 6495 5000

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Applies from Fri 13 Oct 2023, 1.08pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Feb 2024, 9.00am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Saturday 1 July 2023 to Sunday 30 June 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program will take place in:

  • Beowa National Park
  • Bournda National Park
  • Bournda Nature Reserve 
  • Deua National Park
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section and North of Snowy Mountain Hwy)
  • Wadbilliga National Park

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. 

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting locations. 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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Wed 29 Nov 2023, 4.17pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 9.15am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Friday 1st December 2023 Sunday 30 June 2024 . The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Bournda National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

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 Merimbula NPWS area office for more information on 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 25 Mar 2022, 4.56pm. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Feb 2024, 9.17am

Closed areas: Kanoonah Road (north) closed due to landslip

Kanoonah Road in Coolangubra section of South East Forests National Park is closed from Myanba Falls Road through to the northern park boundary due to a major landslip following recent heavy rainfall.

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

 

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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/visit-a-park/parks/beowa-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the South Coast region
  • Beowa National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day in park areas south of Eden. Park areas north of Eden have free park entry.

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Emergency services

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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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