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Brimbin Nature Reserve

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 3 July 2024, 1.01pm

Applies from Wed 3 Jul 2024, 12.57pm to Mon 30 Dec 2024, 1.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jul 2024, 1.01pm.

Closed areas: Dawson River Walking Track - Closed for Repairs

Dawson River Walking Track is closed for bridge repairs from 10th January 2024 to 30th December 2024.

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

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 6 Jul 2024, 4.02pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Jul 2024, 7.35am

Safety alerts: Slippery and eroded walking tracks - Coastal Walk

Recent rain events have resulted in some sections of the Coastal Walk in Sea Acres National Park becoming eroded and slippery. The affected sections are between Miners Beach and Tacking Point Lighthouse. Walkers proceeding with the walk should exercise caution and wear appropriate footwear. 

Upgrades to this section of the Coastal Walk are planned to commence Monday 22 July 2024, subject to favourable weather conditions. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 6588 5555. 

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Applies from Sat 6 Jul 2024, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Jul 2024, 9.17am

Safety alerts: Adverse road conditions - Diamond Head Road

Recent wet weather has impacted road conditions in Crowdy Bay NP. Drivers should reduce their speed and exercise caution when driving on roads throughout the park. 

Access for low clearance vehicles and caravans to Diamond Head, Indian Head and Kylies Beach campgrounds is best from the north along Diamond Head Road, via Dunbogan.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 6588 5555. 

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Applies from Tue 28 May 2024, 8.13pm to Sat 31 Aug 2024, 8.14pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Jul 2024, 9.19am

Closed parks: The Glen Road closed for Fire Access and Fire Trail Upgrades (FAFT)

The Glen Nature Reserve will be closed from Monday 29th May through to the 29th of July to allow contractors to deliver gravel to undertake Fire Access and Fire Trail (FAFT) Upgrades works. The closure has been put in place for the safety of both visitors and the contractors. The planned works and this closure may be weather dependent.

 

NPWS apologises for any inconvenience.

 

For more information, please contact the local NPWS Office on 6538 5300. 

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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 12.00am to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Jul 2024, 9.06am

Closed areas: Areas in Bago Bluff national park closed due to flood damage

Lemon Tree Road is currently closed due to damage caused by widespread flooding. These areas will re-open once repairs are completed

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

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Applies from Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.32am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.39am

Other planned events: Track works on Laurieton Track

Expect short delays on Laurieton Track from 3 June to 30 September 2024. Walking trail improvements and maintenance will be underway. Please follow the directions of signs and contractors at all times.

For more information, contact the Port Macquarie NPWS office on (02) 6588 5555. 

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Applies from Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.09am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 9.09am. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.31am

Other planned events: Expect delays on Grey Gum Ridge Road

Expect short delays on Grey Gum Ridge Road from 24th June to 31st July. Roadworks will be underway. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff. To avoid delays getting to Bird Tree Picnic Area please use Haydons Road. 

For more information, contact the Port Macquarie NPWS office on (02) 6588 5555.

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Applies from Wed 5 Jun 2024, 7.03pm to Sun 25 Aug 2024, 7.19pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 12.34pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting aerial and ground baiting programs. Aerial baiting is scheduled from Monday 10 June 2024 to Monday 17 June 2024. Ground baiting is scheduled from 10 June 2024 to Sunday 18 August 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs.

Aerial and ground baiting will occur in:

  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba State Conservations Area
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Bundjalung National Park
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park
  • Carrai State Conservation Area
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park
  • Chaelundi State Conservation Area
  • Cottan-Bimbang National Park
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Koreelah National Park
  • Kumbatine National Park
  • Mount Clunie National Park
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland State Conservation Area
  • Mount Neville Nature Reserve
  • Mount Seaview Nature Reserve
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Nymboida National Park
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • The Cells State Conservation Area
  • Tooloom National Park
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
  • Yabbra National Park

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information:

  • Richmond River area – 02 6632 0000
  • Clarence area – 02 6641 1500
  • Coffs Coast area – 02 6652 0900
  • Hastings/Macleay area – 6588 5555

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Applies from Fri 3 May 2024, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Tue 9 Jul 2024, 8.04am

Closed areas: Ferny Creek Road repairs

Road works have begun on Ferny Creek Road and Ferny creek campground access trail. The closure will remian in place due to inclement weather and will re-open as soon as the trail is safe to do so.

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Applies from Sun 8 Nov 2020, 3.50pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 8.59am

Closed parks: No entry to Innes Ruins Historic Site

Innes Ruins is closed to public entry except by guided tour. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Wed 12 Oct 2022, 1.02pm to Tue 31 Dec 2024, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 May 2024, 3.39pm

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 Fri 17 Dec 2021, 7.22pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 7.21am

Safety alerts: Wallingat campground 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 25 Oct 2022, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Jun 2024, 8.38am

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 Tue 13 Oct 2020, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Wed 26 Jun 2024, 8.55am

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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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/brimbin-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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