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Bluff River Nature Reserve

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Applies from Wed 17 Aug 2022, 12.02pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 12.03pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 9.51am

Closed parks: Yabbra National Park closed

Yabbra National Park is closed until further notice. The closure is due to damage from recent weather events, planned roadworks and ongoing pest control programs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Feb 2024, 8.50am

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice due to the demolition of a bridge from a past flooding event.

The closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

Please note:

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 1 Jun 2023, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 8.50am

Closed areas: Ironbark camping area closed

The area in Kings Plains NP known locally as Ironbark camping area will be closed from Thursday 1 June 2023 until further notice, to allow for works to install facilities so that this area can be used as a formal campground.

The tent-only campground in the park, Kings Plains Creek campground, remains open during these works, and bookings remain essential.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Sun 1 Jan 2023, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Feb 2024, 8.50am

Safety alerts: 4WD Access Only

Butterleaf Road, the access road into Butterleaf NP through the adjoining State Forest, is in very poor condition, and access is restricted to 4WD only. Please exercise caution and drive to conditions.

For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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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/bluff-river-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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