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Berrico Nature Reserve

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 12 March 2019, 9.14am

Applies from Thu 18 Oct 2018, 4.56pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Mar 2019, 9.14am.

Closed areas: Upper Avon Road closed

Upper Avon Road in Berrico Nature Reserve is currently closed to all vehicles between Berrico Road and Berrico Creek Road. This is due to the failure of an old log culvert. The National Parks and Wildlife Service are working on fixing the problem as soon as possible. However, this is dependent upon resource availability and the weather.

For more information, please call the NPWS Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 18 Feb 2019, 1.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2019, 12.22pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a wild dog control program from Monday 11 March 2019 until Sunday 5 May 2019 in parts of Myall Lakes and Ghin-Doo-Ee national parks. The program will involve trapping and the use of 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison baits. The program is part of a wider cooperative program being conducted in conjunction with Local Land Services, Forestry Corp, Mid Coast Council and the Bulahdelah and District Wild Dog Control Group.

Domestic animals are highly susceptible to 1080 poison and people are reminded that domestic animals are not permitted in nature reserves, national parks or state conservation areas. Pet owners and landholders must ensure their pets and working dogs do not enter the baiting locations. Bait locations will be identified through signage placed on the main entrance points to these areas.

For further information contact the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300 during business hours.

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Applies from Fri 1 Feb 2019, 3.02pm to Tue 30 Apr 2019, 2.54pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Mar 2019, 11.34am

Safety alerts: Bombah Point ferry affected by low lake water levels

The Bombah Point ferry is currently taking fewer vehicles per trip because of low lake water levels. The ferry will only take vehicles weighing up to 4 tonnes. The service may need to close temporarily due to strong winds or other conditions which may affect its operation.  

For more information, call the NSW National Parks Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300 during business hours.  

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Applies from Thu 27 Sep 2018, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Nov 2018, 9.14am

Other planned events: Trails closed to vehicles due to unsafe trail conditions

Some trails are closed in this park until further notice due to unsafe trail conditions. The affected trails include:

  • Barrington trail closed to vehicles south of the junction with Junction Pools trail
  • Tugalow trail closed
  • Thunderbolts trail closed

There is alternative access to Gummi Falls campground via Bullocks Brush trail.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 18 Oct 2018, 4.56pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Mar 2019, 9.14am

Closed areas: Upper Avon Road closed

Upper Avon Road in Berrico Nature Reserve is currently closed to all vehicles between Berrico Road and Berrico Creek Road. This is due to the failure of an old log culvert. The National Parks and Wildlife Service are working on fixing the problem as soon as possible. However, this is dependent upon resource availability and the weather.

For more information, please call the NPWS Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Tue 12 Jun 2018, 3.19pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Mar 2019, 9.14am

Closed areas: Gloucester Falls lookout closed for upgrade

Gloucester Falls lookout is closed due to a major upgrade. The site is closed to visitors to allow these works to be completed safely. This project has unfortunately taken longer than expected due to unforeseen site issues. NPWS apologies for any inconvenience caused and is working on opening the new facility as soon as possible.

Access to the following areas from Gloucester Tops is still open:

  • Andrew Laurie lookout
  • the Antarctic Beech forest walk
  • the River walk
  • Gloucester Tops picnic area

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 9 Nov 2017, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Dec 2018, 1.10pm

Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park

Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It has been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.

Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.

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Applies from Mon 8 May 2017, 1.45pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Mar 2019, 12.20pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog baiting in Barrington Tops

From Monday 18 March 2019, NSW National Parks is conducting a 1080 wild dog baiting program in Barrington Tops National Park and Barrington Tops State Conservation Area. The program will continue for 6 months.

For further information, please call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300 or the NPWS Scone area office on 02 6540 2300.

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Applies from Fri 28 Aug 2015, 11.01am. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Feb 2019, 9.11am

Closed areas: Partial road closures – Mount Royal and Cassells Roads

Some areas of this park are closed due to road damage following recent weather conditions. The closed areas are:

  • Mount Royal Road beyond Mt Royal. The road is gated at this point.
  • Cassells Road between Fal Brook Bridge and Keegans track.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Bulga office on 02 6574 5555 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 21 Jun 2017, 1.34pm. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Feb 2019, 11.51am

Closed areas: Crawford River Road closed - Myall Lakes National Park section

Crawford River Road in Myall Lakes National Park is closed to vehicles until further notice due to a collapsed timber bridge. NPWS apologises for any inconvenience caused to visitors. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/berrico-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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