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Bogandyera Nature Reserve

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Last reviewed: Tue 12 September 2023, 4.23pm

Applies from Mon 1 May 2023, 10.00am to Wed 1 Nov 2023, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2023, 4.23pm.

Other planned events: Ongoing 1080 baiting program

A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Monday 1 May until Wednesday 1 November 2023 in the following parks:

  • Bogandyera Nature Reserve
  • Jingellic Nature Reserve
  • Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve
  • Kosciuszko National Park (southern precinct)

Affected areas of the southern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park include:

  • Geehi Walls and Major Clews trails
  • Indi and Tiger trails
  • The Khancoban/Cabramurra Road
  • Yellow Bog Road
  • Greg Greg trail
  • Tooma River trail
  • Everards trail
  • Spring Flat Creek trail
  • Maragle

Entry into baiting locations will be identified by signs.

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 contact the NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 4 May 2022, 11.29am. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Sep 2023, 3.03pm

Closed areas: Tantangara Reservoir partial closure

Some parts of Tantangara Reservoir will be closed intermittently until further notice for Snowy 2.0 construction activities involving controlled blasts. Full exclusion zones will be established prior to and during blast operations. The closed areas are:

  • Areas of Tantangara Reservoir adjacent to the Snowy 2.0 construction site.
  • Tantangara Reservoir boat ramp, adjacent to the Tantangara Dam wall.
  • For up-to-date timings on controlled blasts please see notifications on the Future Generation website.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2023, 3.19pm to Fri 22 Mar 2024, 12.17pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Sep 2023, 12.20pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program

A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Friday 22 September 2023 until Friday 22 March 2024 in Kosciuszko National Park.

The program will be conducted in the northern precinct of the park, which includes the following areas:

  • Goobragandra
  • Blowering foreshores
  • Big Talbingo/Buddong

Entry into 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 (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 Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Tue 28 Feb 2023, 4.04pm to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 4.05pm. Last reviewed: Wed 13 Sep 2023, 1.52pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program in the north east precinct of Kosciuszko National Park, within the Adaminaby/Yaouk wild dog control area.

The program will be continuous and ongoing between Tuesday 28 February 2023 and Sunday 31 December 2023, and will use meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserve. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Wed 17 May 2023, 11.50am. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2023, 4.28pm

Closed areas: Bullocks Hut closed

Several buildings in the Bullocks Hut complex are closed until further notice for restoration works. Please do not enter the construction sites.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the Snowy Region Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 1 May 2023, 10.00am to Wed 1 Nov 2023, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2023, 4.23pm

Other planned events: Ongoing 1080 baiting program

A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Monday 1 May until Wednesday 1 November 2023 in the following parks:

  • Bogandyera Nature Reserve
  • Jingellic Nature Reserve
  • Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve
  • Kosciuszko National Park (southern precinct)

Affected areas of the southern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park include:

  • Geehi Walls and Major Clews trails
  • Indi and Tiger trails
  • The Khancoban/Cabramurra Road
  • Yellow Bog Road
  • Greg Greg trail
  • Tooma River trail
  • Everards trail
  • Spring Flat Creek trail
  • Maragle

Entry into baiting locations will be identified by signs.

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 contact the NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Mon 25 Feb 2019, 9.07am to Sat 1 Feb 2025, 12.40pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2023, 4.21pm

Closed areas: Closed areas due to Snowy 2.0 works

The following areas are closed due to the Snowy 2.0 works from Monday 25 February 2019 until early 2025, unless the closure is extended or removed:

  • Lobs Hole Ravine Road 4WD trail
  • Wallace Creek lookout
  • Lobs Hole Ravine campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 8 Sep 2023, 8.30am to Fri 1 Dec 2023, 4.31pm. Last reviewed: Mon 4 Sep 2023, 10.34am

Other planned events: Upcoming roadworks - Two Sticks Road, Blue Range Road and Coree Summit Road

Visitor access may be impacted due to upcoming roadworks within Brindabella National Park taking place between August 9th and December 1st, 2023. These include:

  • Two Sticks Road
  • Genges Trail
  • Blue Range Road
  • Coree Summit Road
  • Coree Camp
  • Doctors Flat Road
  • Webbs Ridge

Please be aware of truck movements on Two Sticks Road during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of traffic controllers, roadwork signage and NPWS staff. Please check the NPWS website for relevant road closures that may be in place during this period.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office. For more information, please contact the NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Mon 27 Feb 2023, 8.00am to Wed 1 Nov 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Aug 2023, 2.26pm

Closed areas: Road closures in place – Kenya Trail

Kenya Trail is closed to all vehicles due to firetrail conditions.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Queanbeyan NPWS office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Wed 23 Aug 2023, 1.45pm to Mon 30 Jun 2025, 1.47pm. Last reviewed: Wed 23 Aug 2023, 1.47pm

Safety alerts: Potential for Unexploded Ordinances in Livingstone National Park

There is a Substantial risk of unexploded ordinances (UXO) within Livingstone National Park.

There is signage erected at all entrances to the risk area.

If you are driving, bushwalking or mountain biking in the area, you must keep to the formed trails within the UXO risk area. No camping or digging of any kind is permitted within the risk area.

For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Sun 7 May 2023, 9.40am. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Aug 2023, 11.02am

Closed areas: Thredbo Valley track partial closure

Thredbo Valley track is closed to cyclists for the winter season between Thredbo Resort and Thredbo Diggings campground.

The lower Thredbo Valley track is open to walkers only from Bullocks Flat to Gaden Trout Hatchery. Maintenance works are underway on the track, including the operation of a small excavator. Please take caution and follow directions of NPWS staff.

Abide by IMBA guidelines and don't ride on wet tracks. Check back for updates as these closures may change.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the Snowy Region Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 12 Jun 2023, 9.16am to Fri 29 Sep 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Sep 2023, 4.03pm

Closed areas: Areas of the Geehi precinct closed for winter

The following areas in the Geehi precinct will be closed for winter from Monday 12 June to Friday 29 September 2023:

  • Behrs Flat campground
  • Old Geehi campground
  • Geehi Walls trail
  • Major Clews trail

Geehi Flats campground will remain open. For more information, please contact the Khancoban Visitor Centre 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Wed 2 Nov 2022, 11.42am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Sep 2023, 4.04pm

Closed areas: Greg Greg trail closed due to flood damage

The Greg Greg trail is closed until further notice due to storm damage and wet weather trail conditions.

Do not enter closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Khancoban Visitor Centre on 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Tue 31 Mar 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Aug 2023, 10.40am

Closed areas: Kosciuszko National Park closed sites

A number of sites in Kosciuszko National Park are closed or may have other restrictions until further notice.

Winter closures

The following roads and trails are closed until further notice:

  • Cabramurra to Khancoban Road (KNP5)
  • Long Plain Road
  • Pocket Saddle Road
  • Blue Waterholes trail
  • Broken Cart trail
  • Port Phillip trail
  • Bullocks Hill trail
  • Four Mile trail
  • Boundary Road
  • Geehi Dam/Olsens Road
  • Grassy Flat trail
  • Kings Cross Road from Selwyn Resort to Dry Dam
  • Tumut Ponds fire trail

Fire-affected areas

Some sections of Kosciuszko National Park which burnt during the 2019/2020 fires remain closed. These areas include:

  • Wolgal and Pattinson's Huts

Huts that burnt down in the 2020 fires

These locations remain open, but the following huts or buildings have been lost:

  • Bradley/O'Brien's Hut, Brooks Hut, 4 Mile Hut, Happy's Hut, Harvey's Hut (under repair), Linesman's No.3 Huts, Round Mountain Hut, Vickery's Hut (under repair), and Dry Dam Ski Shelter.
  • Warning: Please take care as there may be broken glass/nails that are uncovered since NPWS made records and cleaned up these sites. Please do not disturb the sites or remove artefacts.

Snowy 2.0 works affecting access to Tantangara Road and Tantangara Dam

  • Access to the southern end of Tantangara Reservoir via Quarry trail is closed to the public.
  • Access to the southern end boat ramp is open, but may be subject to short-term closures.
  • Current boating and camping access to Tantangara Reservoir will still be available at access points on the northern end of the reservoir, via Port Phillip and Dam trails.

Do not enter closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Mon 7 Aug 2023, 7.00am to Thu 8 Feb 2024, 11.55pm. Last reviewed: Wed 13 Sep 2023, 10.11am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Thursday 10 August 2023 and Thursday 8 February 2024. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.

Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.

This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park:

  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. 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 Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Wed 10 May 2023, 9.01pm to Mon 2 Oct 2023, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Tue 8 Aug 2023, 11.22am

Safety alerts: High altitude walks - snow covered

The following high altitude walks are snow covered for the rest of the winter season:

  • Main Range walk
  • Mt Kosciuszko Summit walk
  • Kosciuszko walk
  • Mount Stilwell walk
  • Guthega to Charlotte Pass walk
  • Illawong walk
  • Snow Gums boardwalk
  • Porcupine walk
  • Charlotte Pass to Perisher walk
  • Rennix walk
  • Schlink Hut walking track
  • Threbo River track
  • Rainbow Lake walk
  • Dead Horse Gap walk
  • Cascade Hut trail

Other walks may have shorter sections of snow and ice cover. Snow covered walks can be more difficult to follow, slippery, icy and steep. There is also a risk of long falls and slides as you cross slopes. You should be prepared for winter conditions with:

  • Snowshoes (and solid/waterproof walking boots), skis or splitboard
  • Navigation skills and a map, compass and GPS
  • Plans for all walks to take longer than normal
  • Winter clothing.

If you plan to visit these areas in winter, follow alpine safety advice

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 64505555.

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Applies from Thu 11 May 2023, 8.40am. Last reviewed: Sun 24 Sep 2023, 10.43am

Closed areas: Rawson Pass toilet closed for winter

Rawson Pass toilet is closed from Thursday May 11 2023 to the end of winter. Seamans Hut toilet will remain open all winter.

You are encouraged to carry out your human waste when toilets are not available on the Main Range. Please refer to these resources for more information: 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 5 May 2023, 11.28am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Aug 2023, 12.03pm

Safety alerts: Powerline out of service in Jagungal Wilderness Area

Happy Jacks Plain and sections of the Jagungal Wilderness Area are affected by powerline damage. The 11kva powerline that runs through these areas was damaged during the 2019/2020 fires which burnt poles and downed powerlines. It is out of service and will be removed from the park. Please keep a safe distance from any broken wires on the ground and broken stay wires from power poles. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office. 

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 4.01pm to Thu 1 Feb 2024, 12.54pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 4.09pm

Other planned events: Ongoing increased traffic and roadworks

There is an increase in heavy and light vehicle movements on the Snowy Mountains Highway (between Cooma to Tumut) and Link and Tantangara Roads within Kosciuszko National Park. This traffic will continue for a number of years and involves the use of specialised heavy vehicle combinations for transporting materials associated with the Snowy 2.0 project and other projects in the region.

There will also be ongoing maintenance and upgrades to roads in the area as part of the project, particularly along Link and Tantangara Roads. 

Your destination is still accessible. To assist in planning your journey safely, please allow extra time in your travel plans and drive to conditions.

For more information, call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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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/bogandyera-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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