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Brimbin Nature Reserve

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 27 May 2021, 2.48pm

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 17 Dec 2020, 1.48pm to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 4.11pm

Closed areas: Yellow Gully trail closed

Yellow Gully trail in Queens Lake Nature Reserve is closed due to a damaged bridge .

All main visitor areas remain open.

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

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Applies from Mon 12 Apr 2021, 10.13am to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11.05am

Closed parks: Dooragan National Park closed

Dooragan National Park remains closed to vehicles as the access road via Captain Cook Bicentennial drive is closed.

For council road closure updates visit Road and bridge closures - Flood impacts. Laurieton walking track remains closed until approximately Wednesday 30 June 2021.

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Applies from Mon 22 Mar 2021, 11.25am to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11.05am

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood damage - Hastings-Macleay area

Several parks in the Hastings-Macleay area are closed due to flood and storm damage.

Camping is not permitted in closed parks.

These closures are due to widespread flooding and extensive damage to roads, campgrounds and other park facilities. Parks will be reopened as soon as they are safe to access. Some parks will remain closed for extended periods.

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Applies from Thu 1 Apr 2021, 2.41pm to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11.04am

Closed areas: 4WD beach access and Indian Head campground closed

The following areas are closed:

  • Kylies Beach 4WD access, due to flood damage
  • Indian Head campground, until Friday 10 September 2021
  • Kylies Hut and Metcalfes walking track, until safe to re-open

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Mon 10 May 2021, 12.56pm to Fri 25 Jun 2021, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 1 Jun 2021, 3.31pm

Other planned events: Closures for aerial spraying program

A number of areas will be closed for an aerial weed spraying program between 10 May and Friday 25 June 2021. The closed areas will be in the following National Parks:

  • Booti Booti National Park
  • Saltwater National Park
  • Tomaree National Park
  • Myall Lakes National Park (including Broughton Island)
  • Khapphinghat Nature Reserve
  • Stormpetrel Nature Reserve
  • Little Broughton Island Nature Reserve
  • and some adjoining Crown Lands

Certain areas will be closed for 1-2 days while the helicopter spraying of bitou bush is conducted. NPWS staff will be present during the helicopter spray operation. Please follow safety signs and directions given by staff. The herbicide used is Metsulfuron-methyl 600WG.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes Area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Thu 27 May 2021, 12.29pm to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 12.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 May 2021, 2.48pm

Closed parks: Nature Reserve closed due to flood damage

Brimbin Nature Reserve is closed due to recent flood damage. Please check back for updates.

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

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Applies from Thu 27 May 2021, 12.06pm to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 12.08pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 May 2021, 2.47pm

Closed parks: Closed for maintenance

Wingham Brush Nature Reserve is closed until Saturday 31 July 2021 for maintenance. Works are ongoing and the closure may be extended.

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

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Applies from Thu 27 May 2021, 11.53am to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 11.55am. Last reviewed: Thu 27 May 2021, 2.43pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to flood damage

This park is closed until Monday 1 November 2021 due to recent flood damage and landslides. Repair works are ongoing and the closure may be extended.

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

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Applies from Tue 25 May 2021, 7.53pm to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 8.10pm. Last reviewed: Wed 26 May 2021, 9.20am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using red meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of Foxes and Wild Dogs.

The program will be continuous and ongoing between Sunday 30 May 2021 and Saturday 30 October 2021 in the following, parks, reserves and state conservation areas:

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

  • Richmond River on 02 6627 0200
  • Clarence on 02 6641 1500
  • Coffs Coast on 02 6652 0900
  • Hastings/Macleay on 02 6652 0900

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Applies from Tue 18 May 2021, 6.03pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 May 2021, 9.31am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be conducted between Monday Friday 14 May and Monday 31 May 2021 in:

  • Crowdy Bay National Park
  • Lake Innes State Conservation Area
  • Queens Lake State Conservation Area
  • Innes Ruins Historic Site

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 NPWS Hastings Macleay Area Office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Thu 28 May 2020, 3.22pm. Last reviewed: Sat 29 Aug 2020, 2.43pm

Closed areas: Walking track closures due to bushfire damage

Five Islands, Duck Holes, and Moor Creek walking tracks remain closed until dangerous tree works are complete, a pedestrian bridge is reinstalled (Five Islands) and tree risk assessment is completed.

Many infrastructure items, including signs and creek crossings, are yet to be reinstalled.

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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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