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Border Ranges National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 13 November 2018, 9.03am

Applies from Wed 10 Oct 2018, 3.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Nov 2018, 9.03am.

Closed areas: Lynches Creek Road closed

Lynches Creek Road is currently closed for bridge replacement work. Alternative access to Border Ranges National Park is via Grady's Creek Road, Simes Road and Forest Road. Simes Road is not considered suitable for caravans or motorhomes.

Tweed Range Scenic Drive and Brindle Loop Road are open to traffic. Please take caution travelling along new roadworks.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 10 Nov 2018, 1.14pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Nov 2018, 2.30pm

Fires - Advice: Tyalgum Rd, Eungella

There is a fire in this park called Tyalgum Rd, Eungella. 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 Wed 21 Nov 2018, 12.55pm to Mon 24 Dec 2018, 12.47pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Nov 2018, 1.56pm

Other planned events: Traffic delays due to roadworks

Roadworks within Mebbin National Park will cause traffic delays to some roads. The roadwork times and affected roads include:

  • Cadell Road: Monday 12 November to Sunday 25 November 2018 
  • North Boundary Road: Monday 10 December to Saturday 24 December 2018

Additional bridge repair work will take place on Cadell Road between Monday 26 November to Sunday 9 December 2018.

Please note, these repair works will not cause any road or campground closures. 

For further information please contact the NPWS Murwillumbah area office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Wed 14 Nov 2018, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Nov 2018, 1.28pm

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS HR Wallaby Creek South

There is a fire in this park called NPWS HR Wallaby Creek South. 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 27 Oct 2018, 10.25am to Fri 30 Nov 2018, 10.14am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Nov 2018, 10.07am

Other planned events: 1080 poison wild dog baiting program

NPWS will be laying 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) wild dog ground baits in Mount Jerusalem National Park from Tuesday 30 October to Friday 30 November 2018.

A neighbouring property at 25 Benelong Place, Stokers Siding, NSW 2484, will be baited by a contractor at the same time.

The purpose of the joint baiting program is to reduce impacts from wild dogs on nearby properties.

Do not touch the baits as they contain poison. 1080 poison is deadly to dogs, cats and other domestic animals. Pet owners are reminded that domestic animals are prohibited in national parks, and should always be kept away from any 1080 poison baiting area.

For more information call the NPWS Murwillumbah area office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Thu 25 Oct 2018, 12.24pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Nov 2018, 10.33am

Other planned events: Changed traffic conditions Koonyum Range Road and Boogarem Road

NPWS contractors are fixing storm damage to Koonyum Range Road and Boogarem Road from Thursday 25 October to Friday 9 November 2018. Heavy machinery may block the road in some areas and the roads themselves are in poor condition. Please avoid travelling to this part of the national park for safety reasons until the roads are fixed.

For more information please contact NPWS Murwillumbah office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Thu 11 Oct 2018, 9.37am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Nov 2018, 10.08am

Closed areas: South Chowan Road

South Chowan Road and surrounding areas are closed due to dangerous conditions following a storm and heavy rainfall. There is no access to the Unicorn Hole. These closures are in place until further notice when the road has been made safe again.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact 02 6670 8600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 10 Oct 2018, 3.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Nov 2018, 9.03am

Closed areas: Lynches Creek Road closed

Lynches Creek Road is currently closed for bridge replacement work. Alternative access to Border Ranges National Park is via Grady's Creek Road, Simes Road and Forest Road. Simes Road is not considered suitable for caravans or motorhomes.

Tweed Range Scenic Drive and Brindle Loop Road are open to traffic. Please take caution travelling along new roadworks.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 9 Oct 2018, 4.07pm to Fri 30 Nov 2018, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Oct 2018, 10.10am

Other planned events: 1080 ground baiting program

A 1080 ground baiting program (baits) for wild dogs will be undertaken from Tuesday 9 October to Friday 30 November 2018. The following parks and reserves affected include:

  • Ballina Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Nightcap National Park
  • Whian Whian State Conservation Area
  • Bungawalbin National Park
  • Bungawalbin Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin State Conservation Area
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Richmond Range National Park
  • Toonumbar National Park
  • Mallanganee National Park.

A reminder that 1080 is harmful to domestic pets. 1080 baiting signs will be placed at every entrance in or out of the reserves. For further information please call NPWS Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200 (Alstonville) or 02 6632 0000 (Kyogle).

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Applies from Tue 20 Mar 2018, 2.42pm. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Sep 2018, 8.51am

Other incidents: Gas BBQs not operational

The gas fueled BBQs are no longer operational at Minyon Falls picnic area and Minyon grass picnic area. The gas bottles in both locations have been stolen and facilities vandalised. The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has consistently replaced gas bottles and secured the gas bottle lock up facilities. We apologies for any inconvenience and recommend visitors to bring their own portable gas BBQ equipment for the medium term. NPWS is seeking alternative options for the 70 litre gas bottles, which have continuously been stolen over the past three years. For further information please contact the Richmond River area office on (02) 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 8 Feb 2018, 8.42am. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Mar 2018, 11.28am

Safety alerts: Limited access to Peacock Creek campground

The access roads through Richmond Range State Forest to Richmond Range National Park are currently in very poor condition because of overgrowth and roadway erosion. Therefore, access to Peacock Creek campground from Sextonville Road, Iron Pot Creek Road and Peacock Creek Road is unsuitable for 2WD and 4WD vehicles. Visitors can access Peacock Creek campground from Bruxner Highway along Richmond Range Road and Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive. 

For further information please contact the NPWS Kyogle office on (02) 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 3 Nov 2017, 10.40am to Fri 30 Nov 2018, 9.03am. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Nov 2018, 1.08pm

Closed areas: Cutters Camp Campground

The Campground at Cutters Camp is now open with more facilities becoming available as NPWS finalise upgrade works in the upper camping area.

A double gas BBQ bank, new shelter, timber tables and seats are currently being installed.

A number of new and old wood barbecues are available for campers and day use visitors but please bring your own timber or portable gas BBQ equipment. 

The hut shelter (Cutters Hut) will remain closed until further notice. Please note there is strictly no entry to the hut during this closure and Penalties apply for non compliance.

 

Road and bridge repair works will commence on Monday 11th November. Work will be concentrated along Cadell Road for approximately 4 weeks.

There may be minor delays while these important works are completed.

 

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service thank visitors for their ongoing patience while important works are finalised.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Tweed-Byron Area Office on 02 6670 8600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 28 Apr 2016, 1.33pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 May 2016, 10.12am

Closed areas: Mt Clunie Road closed until further notice

Mt Clunie road is closed until further notice due to a collapsed bridge. There is a locked gate and access is restricted.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on (02) 6632 0000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

 

 

 

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Applies from Tue 23 Sep 2014, 10.17am. Last reviewed: Tue 25 Oct 2016, 3.03pm

Closed areas: Peates Mountain Road closed

Peates Mountain Road is closed at Rummery Park campground. There is no vehicle access to Gibbergunyah Range Road via Peates Mountain Road. The walking track to Peates Mountain remains open. For more information, please contact the NPWS Alstonville office on (02) 6627 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/border-ranges-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Border Ranges 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. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system at entry. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

    Buy an annual pass.
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Emergency services

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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Pinnacle lookout, Border Ranges National Park. Photo: Hamilton Lund