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Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve

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Applies from Wed 8 Feb 2023, 3.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Mar 2023, 9.58am

Closed areas: Some Walking Tracks Closed - Border Ranges NP

The following walking tracks off Sheepstation Creek campground are closed until 17 April 2023 due to recent severe flooding causing multiple treefalls and landslips:

  • Booyong track
  • Rosewood track
  • Palm Valley track
  • Brushbox Falls lookout

These areas will open as soon as repairs are carried out and they are deemed safe for public access. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Kyogle park office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 17 Mar 2023, 9.46am to Sun 30 Apr 2023, 9.48am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 9.50am

Closed parks: Tucki Tucki Nature Reserve closed

Tucki Tucki Nature Reserve is closed until February 2023 due damaged sustained in recent floods.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 2 Mar 2023, 2.30pm to Thu 13 Apr 2023, 2.31pm. Last reviewed: Sat 18 Mar 2023, 9.27am

Closed parks: Park closed due to road repairs

Mooball National Park is closed from 2 March to 13 April 2023 due to major road repairs on Cooradilla Road and Smarts Road. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 2.24pm

Closed areas: Mebbin National Park Campground Open with closed access to some trails

Mebbin National Park and Cutters Camp Campground - OPEN 

Some of the walking tracks and trails remain closed due to landslips and erosion caused by the severe rainfall causing dangerous conditions during February/March 2022.

Areas that remain CLOSED until they are made safe:

  • Original section of Byrrill Creek Walking Track (closed due to severe landslip) an alternative walking track is now available.
  • Lemon Tree Road Fire Trail
  • Walters Road Fire Trail
  • North Boundary Road Fire Trail

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on (02) 66 708 600.

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Applies from Fri 25 Mar 2022, 12.06pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Feb 2023, 8.50am

Closed parks: Wollumbin National Park closed

Wollumbin (Mount Warning) summit track will remain closed pending the development of a Memorandum of Understanding and further joint management arrangements, with future management of the park to be guided by Aboriginal custodians.

Infrastructure work is progressing to reopen Korrumbyn Creek and Breakfast Creek Day Use Areas and Lyrebird track, which were damaged by severe flooding in 2022 and ongoing wet weather. Subject to favourable weather, these areas will reopen by July 2023.

For further information visit this web page.

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Applies from Tue 14 Feb 2023, 3.30pm to Mon 19 Jun 2023, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Mar 2023, 7.59am

Closed areas: Minyon Falls lookout and day use area closed for event Sunday 18th of June

Minyon Falls lookout and day use area will be closed from 7:00am on the 18th of June to 17:00 on the 18th of June due to an event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the creation of Nightcap National Park.  The closed areas are:

  • Minyon Falls lookout
  • Minyon Falls day use area
  • Rummery park camp ground

Note: Minyon Grass day use area and the Minyon east walking track from Minyon Grass to the base of Minyon Falls will remain open.

 

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

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Applies from Wed 19 Oct 2022, 8.57am to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 8.58am. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Feb 2023, 8.47am

Safety alerts: North Rocks Road closed

North Rocks Road is closed until Sunday 31 December 2023. The road is currently unsafe to traffic. This closure maybe extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200. 

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Applies from Fri 3 Feb 2023, 1.14pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 1.17pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Mar 2023, 8.01am

Closed areas: Barkersvale enterance closed due to Kyogle council conducting landslip repairs

The Eastern Access to the Border Ranges National Park is closed from the 6th February 2023 to the 31st March 2023 as Kyogle Council repair two Landslips on Creegans road.

All visitor areas and Campgrounds remain open and access is via Lynches Creek Road, Wiangaree.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local Kyogle NPWS office on 0266320000.

 

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Applies from Fri 27 Jan 2023, 3.41pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 4.42pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 Mar 2023, 11.52am

Closed areas: Mt Jerusalem NP part closure

Some parts of this park are closed from Friday 27 January 2023 to Friday 31 March 2023 while walking trails and bridges are repaired from flood damage. The closed areas are:

• Hells Hole waterfalls

• Sand Ridge Road

• North Chowan road

• South Chowan road (beyond locked gate)

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Thu 25 Nov 2021, 11.39am to Fri 19 May 2023, 11.43am. Last reviewed: Sat 18 Mar 2023, 9.28am

Closed areas: Walk on Water walking track boardwalk closed

The majority of the timber boardwalk on the Walk on Water walking track is closed until further notice. A small section of the timber boardwalk provides access to Ukerebagh Nature Reserve via Ukerebagh track.

For your safety, please don't enter the closed area.

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

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Applies from Fri 25 Mar 2022, 2.25pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Mar 2023, 8.07am

Closed areas: Closed tracks due to flood damage

The following areas are open:

  • Minyon Grass Day Use Area
  • Minyon Falls walking track from Minyon Grass Day Use Area to base of falls only

Whian Whian mountain bike trails open with possible machinery on tracks randomly.

The following walking tracks and areas are closed until Friday 30 June 2023 due to flood damage:

  • Minyon Falls walking track from lookout to base of falls
  • Protestors Falls walking track
  • Terania Creek picnic area
  • Pholis Gap walking track

Historic Nightcap track will be closed until November 2023.

 

The Minyon Drive access road is open.

These closures may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Alternative walking options in the area include:

  • Big Scrub loop and Rocky Creek Dam walk, accessible from Rocky Creek Dam picnic area
  • Mount Matheson loop accessible from Newton Drive.

Please drive with care as local roads leading to the park still have considerable flood damage. There are large pot holes, wash out and some narrow, single lane sections.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Fri 21 Oct 2022, 9.38am to Fri 28 Apr 2023, 9.39am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Mar 2023, 8.05am

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions

The closure of this park has been extended until Tuesday 28 February 2023, due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events.

No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Wed 20 Jul 2022, 2.49pm to Mon 31 Jul 2023, 3.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Feb 2023, 8.45am

Closed areas: Closed walking tracks

Wilson Nature Reserve North and South walking tracks are closed indefinitely due to widespread damage from recent weather events.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6627 0200.

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