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Binnaway Nature Reserve

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Applies from Thu 15 Sep 2022, 3.35pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Sep 2022, 4.36pm

Closed parks: Roads closed due to wet weather

The trails in this park are closed, due to wet conditions and the real chance of vehicles getting bogged. Sections of trails are under water and have been for some time. If you require emergency assistance while in this park, it will be difficult for first responders to reach you in a timely manner.

Walking and cycling activities can still occur within the park, however support vehicles are not permitted. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Wed 21 Sep 2022, 12.28pm to Wed 12 Oct 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Sep 2022, 2.41pm

Closed areas: Gunneemooroo campground closed - No access due to wet conditions

Gunneemooroo campground in Warrumbungle National Park is currently closed due to boggy/damaged access and damage to infrastructure caused by heavy rainfall.  This closure will be reviewed regularly and updated as soon as infrastructure is repaired and conditions improve.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Information Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Fri 1 Apr 2022, 8.20pm to Mon 31 Oct 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Sep 2022, 3.55pm

Closed areas: West Spirey Creek walking track closed

West Spirey Creek walking track will be closed from Wednesday 30 March 2022 for maintenance and renewal work. The current estimated reopening of this walking track is late October 2022. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Fri 11 Feb 2022, 6.30am to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 12.17pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Sep 2022, 2.56pm

Closed areas: Coolah Tops National Park partial closure

The following areas are closed until further notice due to storm damage:

  • Norfolk Falls Link Track is closed between Bald Hill Falls and Norfolk Falls NPWS waiting for dry conditions so the track can be repaired
  • Bald Hill Road -  damaged creek crossing, waiting for dry conditions to complete restoration works.
  • Pine trees campground - Areas closed under the pine trees
  • Bundar Management Fire Trail
  • Forest Road is closed beyond the seasonal gate because of storm damage and wet weather conditions
  • Grass Trees track entrance via Barracks campground due to track damage
  • Breeza Lookout
  • Snow Gums Walking Track  

The remainder of Coolah Tops National Park is open to the public. Please continue to check this website for updates about areas that are opening.

Forest Road between Coolah Creek Road and the entrance of Coolah Tops National Parks has been heavily affected by rain. 

Forest road is managed and maintained by Warrumbungles Shire Council. Please refer any enquiries concerning this road directly Council. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Pillga Discovery Centre in Baradine on 02 6843 4011.

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Applies from Tue 14 Dec 2021, 9.52am. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Sep 2022, 8.50am

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions

Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this park. Please avoid taking vehicles into the park at the present time, as roads are heavily impacted by water and you are likely to become bogged. Retrieval in this situation may take weeks to months. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Tue 6 Sep 2022, 4.34pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 4.37pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Sep 2022, 9.40am

Closed areas: Hurleys camp closed

Hurleys camp and walking track in Warrumbungle National Park is closed from Monday 8 August 2022 until further notice due to hazardous trees.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Information Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Sat 12 Feb 2022, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Sat 17 Sep 2022, 8.45am

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions

Roads in Timmallallie National Park are rough in some sections because of erosion caused by flooding in January 2022. Take care and drive safely.

For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Fri 26 Aug 2022, 2.01pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous 1080 baiting in Warrumbungle National Park for the control of foxes. Meat baits and canid pest ejectors (CPE's) containing 1080 sodium fluoroacetate poison are laid in the park north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway.

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, and 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.

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

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Jul 2022, 3.45pm

Other incidents: Warrumbungle National Park remote campsites: booking required

If you plan to camp at remote campsites along the Grand High Tops walk after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Warrumbungle National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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