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Burnt-Down Scrub Nature Reserve

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 4 September 2019, 4.05pm

Applies from Wed 4 Sep 2019, 4.05pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 4.05pm. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Sep 2019, 4.05pm.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 17 Oct 2019, 11.10am. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Oct 2019, 5.09pm

Fires - Advice: McDonalds Water Road, Camira

There is a fire in this park called McDonalds Water Road, Camira. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 22 Sep 2019, 5.53am. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Oct 2019, 4.17pm

Fires - Advice: Long Gully Rd, Drake

There is a fire in this park called Long Gully Rd, Drake. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sat 19 Oct 2019, 10.09am to Wed 23 Oct 2019, 9.52am. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Oct 2019, 8.31am

Closed areas: Nymboida River campground closed - bushfire

Nymboida River campground is closed due to bushfires.

Do not enter the closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance

For more information, contact the local NPWS Grafton office on 02 6641 1500 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Mon 14 Oct 2019, 8.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Oct 2019, 8.59am

Closed areas: Park closed due to wildfires

Most of Gibraltar Range National Park is closed due to the dangers associated with wildfires in the area. Boundary Falls campground and picnic area on the northern side of the Gwydir Highway remain open. This is unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office on 02 6739 0700. Or, visit Rural Fire Service fires near me for information on fire risks in the area.

Emergency after hours contacts: 1800 270 880 or 02 8275 1742.

For enquiries about accommodation or general park information, call 13000 72757.

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Applies from Wed 4 Sep 2019, 4.05pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 4.05pm. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Sep 2019, 4.05pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jul 2017, 4.17pm

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to demolition of bridge from past flooding event. This closure applies until further notice. Closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away, at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office (02) 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 1 Apr 2019, 12.57pm. Last reviewed: Wed 1 May 2019, 2.02pm

Safety alerts: Vehicle access to riverbank campsites affected by storm damage

Vehicle access to some riverbank campsites is affected by storm damage. Access barriers are in place.

For more information, please call the NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6641 1500 for further information.

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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/burntdown-scrub-nature-reserve/local-alerts

Contact

Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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