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Border Ranges National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 27 May 2020, 9.15am

Applies from Mon 3 Feb 2020, 4.12pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 May 2020, 9.15am.

Closed areas: Sheepstation Creek campground and trail closures

Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 3 February 2020 while Sheepstation creek campground is upgraded. The closed areas are:

  • Sheepstation Creek campground
  • Brushbox Falls lookout
  • Palm forest walking track
  • Booyung walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 May 2020, 4.28pm.

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit and lookout closed

Bar Mountain circuit and lookout are closed for maintenance until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.26am to Thu 4 Jun 2020, 3.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 4.33pm

Other planned events: Minyon Drive closure

Minyon Drive is closed between Minyon Falls and Rummery Park campground until 3pm, Thursday 4 June 2020.

Road boom gates will prevent unauthorised access while remediation works take place within Rummery Park campground.

For further information, call the NPWS Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 2.53pm to Fri 31 Jul 2020, 2.45pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 2.04pm

Closed areas: Cutters Hut closed due to construction works

Cutters Hut within Cutters Camp campground is closed due to construction works. NPWS is currently upgrading Cutters Hut to create a new camp kitchen for visitors as well as completing stage 2 of the campground upgrade. Construction works may cause some noise disturbance to visitors. 

For more information, call the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Sat 30 May 2020, 8.39am to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.40am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 12.39pm

Other planned events: Wild dog aerial baiting

An aerial baiting program using wild dog baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs was conducted on Friday 30 May 2020 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Koreelah National Park
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Tooloom National Park

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 (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, call the NPWS Richmond River area office in Kyogle on 02 6627 0213.

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Applies from Fri 29 May 2020, 9.37am to Fri 10 Jul 2020, 4.40pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 10.13am

Closed parks: Toonumbar National Park closed

This park is currently closed for the redevelopment of Iron Pot campground and picnic area until Friday 10 July 2020. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information, please contact the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 29 May 2020, 9.50am to Fri 3 Jul 2020, 4.51pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 10.01am

Closed areas: Peacock Creek campground closed

This campground is closed for redevelopment until Friday 3 July 2020. You can still access Cambridge Plateau picnic area and Cambridge Plateau tourist drive.  

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information, please contact the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 29 May 2020, 9.30am to Mon 22 Jun 2020, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 9.37am

Closed parks: Koreelah National Park closed

This park is currently closed for the redevelopment of Trough Creek campground until Monday 22 June 2020. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information, please contact the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 3 Feb 2020, 4.12pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 May 2020, 9.15am

Closed areas: Sheepstation Creek campground and trail closures

Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 3 February 2020 while Sheepstation creek campground is upgraded. The closed areas are:

  • Sheepstation Creek campground
  • Brushbox Falls lookout
  • Palm forest walking track
  • Booyung walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.35pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 3.58pm

Closed parks: Closed park

This park is closed to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. NPWS is working to reopen all parks where possible, however, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information.

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Applies from Wed 20 May 2020, 3.17pm to Fri 5 Jun 2020, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 May 2020, 3.54pm

Closed areas: Closed campgrounds

All campgrounds in this park are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Fri 15 May 2020, 8.13am. Last reviewed: Fri 15 May 2020, 11.04am

Closed areas: Culmaran Valley track closed

Culmaran Valley track is closed due to faults in the track on the bridge. This closure will continue until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience. For further information call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 May 2020, 4.28pm

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit and lookout closed

Bar Mountain circuit and lookout are closed for maintenance until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Tue 14 Apr 2020, 11.17am. Last reviewed: Fri 22 May 2020, 8.02am

Closed areas: Closed roads in Yabbra National Park

Roads in Yabbra National Park are closed to allow for post fire repair works. Only Pocupar Road and Joes Box Road remain open to traffic, take care and be aware of road conditions.

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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.

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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