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Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

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Last reviewed: Fri 2 October 2020, 9.54am

Applies from Tue 21 Jul 2020, 4.46pm to Thu 31 Dec 2020, 4.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 2 Oct 2020, 9.54am.

Closed areas: Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve partial closure

All caves in Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve are closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Borenore picnic area and the walk to Verandah Cave remain open, although access to Verandah Cave is closed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, check our COVID-19 update or contact the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Mon 28 Sep 2020, 9.19am. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Oct 2020, 3.30pm

Closed areas: Greenbah campground and trails closed due to wet conditions

A number of locations and trails are closed due to wet conditions. These include:

  • Greenbah campground
  • Burrabadine walking track
  • Sawpit Gully trail south of Caloma trig
  • Spring Gully trail 

Greenbah campground will remain closed at until at least Friday 30 October 2020. The closure will be extended if required.

Wanda Wandong campground remains open. All camping in NSW national parks requires a booking.

For further information please call the NPWS Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 12.08am to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 7.22am. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Oct 2020, 9.10am

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Riverina area

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Thu 13 Aug 2020, 12.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Oct 2020, 1.38pm

Closed areas: No vehicle access to Mount Nangar lookout

Due to ongoing wet weather, the trails up to Mount Nangar lookout are currently closed to all vehicles.

Terarra Creek fire trail (east of the Dripping Rock Road bypass intersection), Goanna fire trail and Nangar fire trail will remain closed to all vehicles until further notice. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Tue 21 Jul 2020, 4.46pm to Thu 31 Dec 2020, 4.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 2 Oct 2020, 9.54am

Closed areas: Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve partial closure

All caves in Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve are closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Borenore picnic area and the walk to Verandah Cave remain open, although access to Verandah Cave is closed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, check our COVID-19 update or contact the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Tue 25 Aug 2020, 7.51am. Last reviewed: Sun 27 Sep 2020, 7.44am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of Wild Dogs and Foxes. The program will be ongoing between Wednesday 12 August 2020 and Sunday 31 January 2021 in Goobang 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 please call the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Tue 25 Aug 2020, 7.47am. Last reviewed: Sun 27 Sep 2020, 7.44am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be ongoing between Tuesday 18 August 2020 and Monday 28 February 2021 along management trails in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area.

Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points or trail junctions as well as other appropriate locations throughout the reserve.

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 Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Tue 1 Sep 2020, 2.25pm to Sun 28 Feb 2021, 2.26pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Sep 2020, 8.48am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors and fresh meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Tuesday 1 September 2020 and Sunday 28 February 2021 in Winburndale Nature Reserve and Girralang Nature Reserve. 

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 and must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity of these nature reserves and must not enter these baiting locations (as 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please call the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640. 

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Applies from Thu 4 Jun 2020, 1.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Jun 2020, 1.59pm

Other planned events: Wallaby picnic area - bookings now required for overnight stays

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Conimbla National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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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/borenore-karst-conservation-reserve/local-alerts

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  • in the Country NSW region
  • Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve is open 9am to 7pm every day but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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