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Booti Booti National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 25 March 2023, 10.49am

Applies from Mon 6 Feb 2023, 10.53am to Fri 28 Apr 2023, 10.54am. Last reviewed: Sat 25 Mar 2023, 10.49am.

Safety alerts: Construction work - The Ruins campground and picnic area

The Ruins beach amenities block and southern beach access are closed from Monday 30 January to Friday 7 April 2023 due to construction works. Please avoid the construction zone and use the northern track to access Seven Mile Beach.

The main amenities block is still open for use.

For further information please call the Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 15 Sep 2022, 10.00am to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 8.28am

Closed areas: Little Mountain campground and Little Mountain Road closed for repair

Little Mountain Road and Little Mountain campground are closed while Little Mountain Road is being repaired. The road is impassable.

Barricades are in place around the closed areas. Tattersalls campground and Double Wharf picnic area remain open.

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

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Applies from Mon 20 Mar 2023, 10.22am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Mar 2023, 10.53am

Closed areas: Tomaree Head Summit walking track repairs

Tomaree Head Summit walking track is closed for walking track repairs from Monday 20 March 2023 to Friday 31 March 2023. Barrier signs and NSW National Parks staff will be on-site to ensure visitor safety.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4984 8200. 

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Applies from Mon 20 Mar 2023, 6.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 6.22pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 6.51pm

Other planned events: Roadworks in Karuah National Park

Roadworks may be underway on Hobarts Forest Road and Witts Road from Monday 20 to Friday 31 March 2023, when weather permits.

Expect short delays while roadworks are underway. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff.

Visitors can still access Tattersalls campground and picnic area and Double Wharf picnic area during this time.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Mon 22 Mar 2021, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Mar 2023, 9.00am

Closed parks: Reserves closed due to severe weather event

Update Feb 2023: Contractors have commenced work on the landslips in The Glen NR, with the bridge/culvert works to follow. The Glen  Nature Reserve remains closed due to a number of failed bridges/culverts.

A number of NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service reserves are closed to vehicles until further notice due to damage from severe weather event. These include:

  • The Glen Nature Reserve

Landslips, collapsed bridges and culverts and hazardous trees have been reported across many areas. For your safety, please avoid these reserves until damage assessments can be made and any safety issues rectified. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Mon 13 Mar 2023, 7.00am to Fri 12 May 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Mar 2023, 8.27am

Closed areas: Tomaree Coastal Walk Southern Gateway Construction

The concrete footpath between Pacific Avenue carpark (old cemetery) and the Tomaree National Park boundary at Birubi beach is closed.

The closure is to facilitate construction of the Tomaree Coastal Walk Southern Gateway. Pedestrians are encouraged to use alternative access between Pacific Ave Carpark and the Tomaree NP boundary via Ocean Ave.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office. 02 4984 8200

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Applies from Thu 2 Mar 2023, 7.00am to Thu 6 Apr 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Mar 2023, 8.27am

Safety alerts: Big Rocky access restricted

Port Stephens Council roadworks are closing Gan Gan Road from Nelson Bay Road to Anna Bay Boreline from Tuesday 28 February until Thursday 6 April 2023. 

During this time, visitors can still access the Big Rocky visitor area. You will need to enter from the direction of One Mile (via Anna Bay or Frost Road). There is a ‘Road Closed’ sign at Frost Road, but visitors to Big Rocky can drive past this sign to access Big Rocky. Do NOT proceed further past Big Rocky.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office 02 49848200, for any enquiries in regards to roadworks contact Port Stephens Council 02 4988 0255

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Applies from Wed 8 Feb 2023, 10.00am to Mon 15 May 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Mar 2023, 8.28am

Safety alerts: Tomaree Coastal Walk construction - caution

Works associated with the Tomaree Coastal Walk are continuing in 2023 with works generally including; new track construction, precinct construction and upgrades, bridge and boardwalk construction, installation of signage and interpretation, materials handling and movements and helicopter operations.

New trails are now open, however directional signage will progressively be installed between March 2023 and June 2023. Visitors are requested to proceed with caution along new trails which may not be adequately signposted and to please respect warning and closure signage and the advice of contractors and NPWS staff. Isolated closures may be enforced during times of construction and helicopter operations, visitors are encouraged to continue to monitor alerts for details of closures.

 Locations which may be impacted during 2023 include:

  • Birubi Point
  • Pacific Ave carpark
  • Iris Moore Reserve
  • Fishermans Bay to Little Kingsley Beach
  • Kingsley Beach carpark
  • Samurai Beach
  • Big Rocky Day Use Area
  • Walking Trails around Boulder Bay
  • Box Beach and northern Fingal Bay Beach

 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office in Nelson Bay on 02 4984 8200. 

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Applies from Mon 2 Aug 2021, 1.52pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Feb 2023, 11.18am

Closed areas: Lighthouse Keepers' Cottages Ruins site closed

The Lighthouse Keepers' Cottages Ruins site is closed to pedestrian access for public safety reasons. Please do not enter the site under any circumstances.

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

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Applies from Tue 27 Dec 2022, 12.56pm to Mon 2 Dec 2024, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Jan 2023, 3.44pm

Closed areas: The Mungo Track detour due to flood damage

The boardwalk between Tamboi trail and Brambles Green campground is closed due to flood damage.

You will need to follow the detour on The Mungo Track at Mungo Bush. Please follow the walking track to the beach and then walk south for 4km.

Take the slashed management trail which connects the beach to Mungo Brush Road to re-join The Mungo Track route. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call Manning Great Lakes Area Office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Wed 4 Jan 2023, 7.00am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Mar 2023, 4.03pm

Closed areas: Wreck Beach walking track closed

Wreck Beach walking track is closed due to heavy rain undermining the walking track causing significant damage to steps and landings. The closure will be in place for an extended period until repairs are undertaken.

Barriers and signage are in place for visitor safety.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Nelson Bay area office on 02 4984 8200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2020, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Mar 2023, 8.54am

Other planned events: Camping at Bretti Reserve

Bretti Reserve is a MidCoast Council managed campground. It is not attached to the National Parks and Wildlife Service Bretti Nature Reserve.

For information about camping at Bretti Reserve please call the MidCoast Visitor Information Centre in Gloucester on 1800 802 692 or follow the link below.

https://barringtoncoast.com.au/directory/bretti-reserve 

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Applies from Wed 12 Oct 2022, 1.02pm to Sat 30 Dec 2023, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Jan 2023, 10.54am

Closed areas: Ferny Creek campground closed

Ferny Creek campground is closed until further notice due to a collapsed bridge on the access road.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.51pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 10.07am

Closed areas: Road closures due to severe weather event

Some roads within Myall Lakes National Park are temporarily closed due to the impacts of recent severe weather. The closed roads are:

  • Nerong Road (southern section)
  • Masons Bend Trail
  • Goochs Road and Sugarloaf trail.

NPWS are working on repairs and will reopen the roads once completed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 10.07am

Closed areas: Little River trail closed due to storm damage

Little River trail in Ghin-Doo-Ee National Park is closed until further notice due to significant storm damage. NPWS is working on repairing the damage as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Fri 17 Dec 2021, 7.22pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 10.07am

Safety alerts: Wallingat campgound access

Wallingat campground access is off The Lakes Way via Sugar Creek Road and River Road. Do not use Barbies Road or Link Road which are inaccessible to vehicles.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Tue 14 Dec 2021, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Mar 2023, 4.04pm

Closed areas: Box Beach carpark night closure

Box Beach carpark is closed to vehicles from 10pm to 5am daily. The gate will be locked during these times.

Box Beach Access Road is also closed to vehicles during this period.

A fee will be charged for vehicles exiting after 10pm. Please call Certis Security on 1300 370 145 for assistance.

For more information, please contact the local Nelson Bay office on 02 4984 8200.

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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/booti-booti-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Booti Booti National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. Day passes are available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.

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