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Biddon State Conservation Area

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There are no current alerts in this area.

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Applies from Tue 26 May 2020, 2.28pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 2.33pm

Closed areas: Camping not permitted

Campgrounds in Warrumbungle National Park are closed until 1 June 2020. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information. 

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 12.59pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 2.42pm

Closed areas: Camping not permitted

Camping, including caravans and motorhomes, is not permissible in this national park until 1 June 2020. If you would like to stay at a campground or cabin after 1 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information.

Applies from Sun 17 May 2020, 12.36pm to Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.38pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 May 2020, 2.22pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and take place between Sunday 17 May 2020 and Thursday 1 October 2020 in the following parks and conservation areas:

  • Goonoo National Park
  • Goonoo State Conservation Area
  • Breelong National Park
  • Cobbora State Conservation Area 
  • Coolbaggie Nature Reserve

All baiting locations will be signposted.

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 Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Apr 2020, 10.47am

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway

NSW National Parks carries out continuous 1080 fox baiting in Warrumbungle National Park. Fox baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) are laid in the park north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. We recommend that dogs in the area where baiting is underway be restrained or muzzled at all times. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

This program protects the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby. For more information, please contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office on 02 6843 4000.

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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/biddon-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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