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Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
20 July 2020 Other planned events Upcoming closure of Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve for road maintenance works Details

Applies from Mon 20 Jul 2020, 4.14pm to Fri 24 Jul 2020, 4.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Jul 2020, 4.34pm

National Parks and Wildlife Service will be undertaking roadworks on the access road to the Arch Cave and Borenore picnic area during the week of Monday 2 July to Friday 24 July 2020. The park will be closed to visitors during the road works.

It is anticipated that works will take two to three days to complete, however the start and finish dates are subject to weather conditions. This webpage will be updated when park closure dates are confirmed.

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Applies from Tue 30 Jun 2020, 1.39pm to Fri 4 Sep 2020, 1.39pm. Last reviewed: Tue 30 Jun 2020, 4.12pm

Other planned events: Park to be closed for an aerial pest control operation in early September 2020

This park will be closed to all visitors from 4pm, Sunday 6 September to 7am, Saturday 12 September 2020 for an aerial pest control operation. This program will target deer, goats, pigs and foxes. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals including threatened species.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office 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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Applies from Fri 1 May 2020, 11.10am. Last reviewed: Wed 6 May 2020, 12.54pm

Other planned events: 1080 baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will take place between Friday 1 May 2020 and Monday 31 August 2020 along management trails in Girralang Nature Reserve.

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. Pest 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 Mon 23 Mar 2020, 10.19am. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Apr 2020, 11.34am

Closed areas: Partial park closure - Mine remediation project

Some parts of this park will be closed from Tuesday 24 March 2020 until further notice while the mine remediation project (and related safety works) is being implemented.

The closed areas are:

  • Central Mines trail (north from the Summer Hill Creek crossing to the reserve boundary gate) 
  • Ostini trail (from the junction with Summer Hill Creek trail south to the Summer Hill Creek crossing - excludes the western end of Water Race walking track 

Appropriate signs and barriers will be installed along these trails. Fourth crossing picnic area, Water Race walking track and The Falls lookout will remain open.

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

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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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Arch cave, Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve. Photo: Ian Brown