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Applies from Fri 17 May 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 19 May 2024, 2.36pm

Hazard reduction burns: Yenargee HR

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 17/05/2024. The fire is called Yenargee HR. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sat 18 May 2024, 10.23am to Sat 25 May 2024, 10.24am. Last reviewed: Sat 18 May 2024, 10.29am

Closed areas: Planned hazard reduction burn

Some parts of this park are closed for hazard reduction burning from Wednesday 22 May to Friday 24 May 2024. The closed areas are:

  • Denmire trail (west of Mendooran road)
  • Starkeys trail (west of Mendooran road)
  • Brennans trail (west of Mendooran road)
  • No 2 Bore dam (west of Mendooran road)

 

Signage will be in place on site. Penalties apply for non-compliance. This burn is called NPWS Starkeys West HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Thu 16 May 2024, 12.12pm to Fri 24 May 2024, 12.12pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 12.15pm

Closed parks: Park closed for hazard reduction burning

Tinkrameanah National Park is closed for hazard reduction burning from Monday 20 May to Friday 24 May 2024. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

This burn is called Tinkrameanah NW HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Thu 16 May 2024, 12.05pm to Thu 23 May 2024, 12.06pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 12.12pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for hazard reduction burning

Some parts of this park are closed for hazard reduction burning from Friday 17 May to Thursday 23 May 2024. The closed area/s are:

  • Yenargee Road
  • Lever Gully Road
  • Treloar Road
  • Revocation Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This burn is called Yenargee HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Wed 15 May 2024, 2.41pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 2.58pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 May 2024, 3.01pm

Other planned events: Roadworks around Campgrounds

Roadworks will be underway on roads surrounding Blackman and Waalay campgrounds from Wednesday 15 May to Thursday 1 June 2024. Works will be undertaken from 7am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday.

The road may be uneven and slippery during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff.

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Applies from Mon 13 May 2024, 6.00am to Sun 26 May 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 5.41pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for road and drainage work

Some parts of this Park are closed from Monday 13 May until Monday 27 May 2024 while major road and storm water drainage work is undertaken. The closed areas are:

  • The Pinnacle Road
  • Bundella Lookout
  • The Pinnacle Walking Track and Lookout
  • Coxs Creek Campground
  • The Barracks Campground
  • Grass Trees Walking Track 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office (02) 6843 4000.

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Applies from Thu 2 May 2024, 1.37pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 8.29am

Other planned events: Part road closed for road works

Top Crossing, No.1 Break, County Line and Rocky roads will be partially closed for road works from Tuesday 7 May to Tuesday 28 May 2024. Diversions are in place. Please obey all road signs and drive to conditions.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 May 2024, 12.02pm

Closed areas: Section of Pincham trail to Grand High Tops closed due to rock fall hazard

The Breadknife walk (Pincham trail between Dagda shortcut turnoff and the Grand High Tops summit) is closed until further notice due to rock fall hazard. Do not enter the area.

Detour to Grand High Tops summit is via Dagda shortcut. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Center on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Thu 2 Feb 2023, 9.20am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 8.41am

Safety alerts: Reduce speed and drive to conditions

Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this reserve, leaving them washed out and/or under water for long periods of time. While they have dried out, access trails can still have rough surfaces and require maintenance. Please reduce speed, drive to conditions, and be aware of your surroundings. Heavy plant may be working in the area and care should be taken if you come across them. 

 

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

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Applies from Tue 13 Jun 2023, 9.58am to Mon 30 Dec 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 8.34am

Closed areas: Coolah Tops National Park areas closed

The following areas are currently closed:

  • Grass Trees walking track entrance via the Barracks campground is closed due to track damage. Grass Trees walking track is accessible via The Pinnacle Road.
  • Snow Gums walking track is closed because of severe storm damage to the track. 

 

Forest Road between Coolah Creek Road and the entrance of Coolah Tops National Park has been damaged by heavy rain, particularly the steeper slopes, however the Park is still accessible. Forest Road is managed and maintained by Warrumbungle Shire Council. Please refer any inquiries concerning this road directly to the Council.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 May 2024, 11.37am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground and aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous ground 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. In addition to this, an aerial 1080 baiting program is also carried out every six weeks to reach inaccessible areas also 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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