Applies from Mon 11 Jun 2018, 2.37pm to Mon 30 Jul 2018, 2.37pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Jun 2018, 3.21pm
Other planned events: Wild Dog Baiting program
The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH Parks and Wildlife) will be undertaking baiting of wild dogs using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits within Nattai National Park, Joadja Nature Reserve and Bargo State Conservation Area. The program will take place from Monday 11 June 2018 and finish on Monday 30 of July 2018.
This baiting program is in accordance with 1080 Wild Dog Baiting provisions in the Pesticide Control (1080 Liquid Concentrate and Bait Products) Order 2017.
The program will target the following areas:
Schott’s Ridge fire trail
Joadja Hill fire trail
West Ridge fire trail
South Ridge fire trail
Wingecarribee River trail
Bangadilly trail and Spring Ridge trail
This program is part of a joint control program being coordinated by NPWS in conjunction with the SE Local Land Services to assist with the ongoing management of wild dog impacts on production properties.
Precautions will be taken to minimise the risk to pets and other non- target species. Please remember, that it is an offence under the National Parks and Wildlife Act to allow domestic animals into national parks and nature reserves or to interfere with the wild dog control program.
Trackhead signage in each area will advise the start and completion date of the baiting program.
For more information on this program, please contact the NPWS Hawkesbury-Nattai area office on (02) 4632 4500.
Applies from Fri 4 Aug 2017, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Apr 2018, 10.50am
Closed areas: Ingar campground
Ingar campground and Ingar Road will be closed to vehicle access from 12pm Saturday 5 August 2017 due to private property building works. The closure is indefinite as it relates to access through the private property. No opening date can be advised. NPWS apologises for any inconvenience caused. Ingar Road and Ingar campground may still be accessed by walkers and cyclists. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 47878877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.
Applies from Sun 22 Oct 2017, 12.36pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Feb 2018, 10.16am
Closed areas: Prince Henry Cliff walking track - between Leura Cascades and Solitary restaurant
Prince Henry Cliff walking track is closed between Leura Cascades and Solitary restaurant until further notice. This closure is due to a landslide that has completely blocked the track. An alternative track is available via Leura Cascades walking track. Visitors can still walk from Leura Cascades to Solitary restaurant on Cliff Drive via this longer track.
Applies from Wed 13 Dec 2017, 11.18am. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Mar 2018, 4.22pm
Closed areas: Partial closure of Batsh camp
A section of Batsh camp is closed due to the risk of tree branches falling. Further assessment and removal of dangerous branches will take place in the coming weeks.Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Oberon area office on (02) 6336 1972 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.
Applies from Tue 30 Sep 2014, 4.42pm. Last reviewed: Mon 4 Sep 2017, 3.52pm
Closed areas: Claustral canyon access change
Access to Claustral canyon via the previous route across private land at Mount Tomah is no longer possible due to landholders denying access. Canyoners should respect the rights of Mount Tomah residents and avoid using private land. Alternative access from the west side of Mount Bell has been identified. For more information, please contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877, open seven days 9am to 4.30pm, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.
Applies from Sun 22 Mar 2015, 2.11pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Oct 2016, 9.23am
Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens picnic area closed
Waratah Native Gardens picnic area is closed for maintenance. This includes the Gorge walking track. No access to the area is permitted. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Hawkesbury area office on (02) 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.
The park opens at 8am throughout the year. Summer: From 1 October to 31 March, it closes at 5.30pm on weekdays and 7pm on weekends and public holidays. Winter: From 1 April to 31 May and from 1 August to 30 September, the park closes at 5pm on weekdays, and 6pm on weekends and public holidays. From 1 June to 31 July, the park closes at 5pm on weekdays, weekends and public holidays.