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Applies from Wed 21 Feb 2024, 3.50pm to Sun 10 Mar 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 2.12pm

Closed areas: Halls Peak is closed due to weather impacts on recent roadworks

Halls Peak campground and picnic area is closed from Wednesday 21 February 2024 to midnight on Sunday 10 March 2024 due to weather impacts on recent roadworks on steep sections of the trail.

For further information, please contact Armidale office on (02) 6738 9100. 

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Applies from Thu 29 Feb 2024, 4.46pm to Fri 22 Mar 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Feb 2024, 5.00pm

Closed areas: Part of park closed due to aerial pest control operation

Yuraygir National Park is closed from 6am, Monday 18 March to 6pm, Friday 22 March 2024 for an aerial pest control operation. Affected areas include Bosches Waterhole Road, Sandon Village Back Track and strategic management trails which will be signposted. Yuraygir Coastal Walk will remain open to the public.  Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Grafton national park office 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 5 Feb 2024, 10.50am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 9.38am

Closed areas: Part of Wollomombi Falls picnic area is closed

Part of Wollomombi Falls picnic area is closed until 31 March 2024 due to geotechnical investigations. This closure may be extended.

This closure only affects a small section of the picnic area; all lookouts and walking tracks remain open.

For further information, contact Armidale office on (02) 6738 9100.

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Applies from Wed 31 Jan 2024, 3.18pm to Fri 12 Apr 2024, 3.19pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 1.48pm

Closed areas: Wonga walk partial closure

Wonga walk is closed between the Glade picnic area to the Crystal Shower Falls bridge from Thursday 1 February to Friday 12 April 2024 while the track is upgraded.

Access to Crystal Shower Falls is still available via the lower Wonga walk. All other sections of Wonga walk remain open.

For further information, contact the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 or visit the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.

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Applies from Tue 5 Dec 2023, 6.00am to Tue 19 Mar 2024, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Feb 2024, 8.36am

Closed areas: Barokee campground and walking tracks access closed

Due to recent storm damage of bushfire-impacted forests, Barokee campground and day use areas (accessible off Round Mountain Road via the Waterfall Way) in Cathedral Rock National Park are closed until further notice, to allow for dangerous trees to be assessed and made safe.

Due to this closure walking tracks can not be accessed from Barokee. Walking tracks are still accessible from the Native Dog campground (accessible via Guyra Road), but please be aware of extra distances involved in walks when entering from the Native Dog campground entrance, including the Cathedral Rock track. The Barokee to Native Dog Creek walk can not be completed due to this closure, and all walks departing from Native Dog campground will have to return to Native Dog campground.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this closure may cause.

For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Thu 1 Feb 2024, 1.17pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 1.18pm. Last reviewed: Wed 14 Feb 2024, 4.39pm

Closed areas: Shelley Headland campground

Toilet is at full capacity and needs to be airlifted out of the remote campground.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Feb 2024, 3.52pm

Other planned events: Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contacts

The Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contact details are:

  • Wooli River crossing - call 0439 409 909 
  • Sandon River crossing - call 0407 362 118
  • Corindi/Red Rock River crossing - no commercial service available

For further information please call the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Wed 17 Jan 2024, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Jan 2024, 2.43pm

Closed areas: Closed areas due to flood damage

Slingsbys trail is closed until further notice due to severe flooding causing damage to infrastructure (bridge).

The western part of Syndicate walking track is closed from Tuesday 16 January 2024 until further notice. NPWS staff are working to assess the damage and repair options. The area will reopen when safe.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Tue 9 Jan 2024, 9.31am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 9.33am. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Jan 2024, 1.06pm

Closed areas: Rocky Point track steps closed

Rocky Point walking track stairs are closed from Tuesday 1 January to Sunday 30 June 2024 for upgrade works. 

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

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Applies from Fri 11 Nov 2022, 8.31pm. Last reviewed: Fri 26 Jan 2024, 10.59am

Closed areas: Moonee Creek south bridge (Caravan park to Green Bluff access) closed

Moonee Creek (Sugar Mill Creek) Bridge is closed until further notice, due to damage from coastal erosion.

The bridge crossing provides access:

  • To Reflections Holiday Park
  • From Moonee south to Coffs Coast Regional Park, Green Bluff and Sapphire North.

Reflections Holiday Parks have closed the bridge until further notice, due to an engineering assessment deeming the bridge unsafe for pedestrians.

If you are planning to do the Solitary Islands coastal walk please reroute:

  • West along Moonee Beach Road to the south-west corner of the shopping centre
  • South along new concrete path on eastern side of Pacific Highway
  • South onto southern end of North Solitary Drive
  • East onto North Sapphire Road to the beach access at Beachstone Cafe

Green Bluff is alternatively accessible from the south via Rutile trail, off Ivory Circuit in North Sapphire.

Reflections Holiday Parks Moonee manages this bridge and is contactable on 02 6653 6552.

Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 9.15am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Jan 2024, 11.17am

Other planned events: Notice of fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Yuraygir National Park from Monday 1 January 2024 to Sunday 30 June 2024.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program is designed to minimise fox impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting area. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW NPWS-managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) and should be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and also must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 16 Oct 2023, 7.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 8.49am

Closed areas: Temporary closure - Lower Ebor Falls and Ebor Walking Track (part)

The Upper Ebor Falls visitor precinct in Guy Fawkes River NP has reopened to the public following bushfire reconstruction works, with facilities including new viewing platforms, picnic areas and toilets. The Lower Ebor Falls visitor precinct, part of Ebor Falls Road and sections of the Ebor walking track between the Upper and Lower Falls will remain temporarily closed to allow for construction works to be completed.

Please do not attempt to enter these areas during the closure period, and follow the direction of any signage, staff and contractors. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 8.32am

Closed areas: Never Never picnic area shelter shed closed

Never Never picnic area shelter is closed until further notice due to damage sustained during extended wet weather. The shelter will be reconstructed in 2024.

Walking tracks and Never Never picnic area remain open. For further information call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 28 Sep 2022, 3.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 8.33am

Closed areas: Doon Goonge campground closed

Doon Goonge campground is closed for public safety.

Alternate nearby campgrounds include Dalmorton, Thungutti, Cod Hole and Platypus Flat, that can be booked on the NPWS website.

For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Feb 2024, 8.50am

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice due to the demolition of a bridge from a past flooding event.

The 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.

Please note:

  • 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 Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 1 Jan 2023, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Feb 2024, 8.50am

Safety alerts: 4WD Access Only

Butterleaf Road, the access road into Butterleaf NP through the adjoining State Forest, is in very poor condition, and access is restricted to 4WD only. Please exercise caution and drive to conditions.

For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 21 Mar 2022, 10.41am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Feb 2024, 7.43am

Closed areas: Suttons road closed permanently due to storm damage road failure

Suttons road is closed to vehicle traffic following the second major pavement collapse in an area of highly dispersible soils. Alternate access is via Granite Pit or McMullens roads.

For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Mon 24 Jul 2023, 2.39pm to Fri 24 Jul 2026, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Jan 2024, 8.58am

Closed areas: West End of New England National Park closed

West end of New England National Park between Kilprotay Road & Hickeys Creek Road permanently closed.

For more information contact the local NPWS office on 02 6561 6700.

 

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Applies from Mon 24 Jul 2023, 2.42pm. Last reviewed: Sat 10 Feb 2024, 10.08am

Other planned events: Bongil Bongil NP Fox Baiting Program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Bongil Bongil National Park from 10 August 2023 to 28 February 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program is designed to minimise fox impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting area. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW NPWS-managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) and should be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance. Please contact the local Coffs Coast NPWS area office for more information on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Thu 27 Oct 2022, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Dec 2023, 8.58am

Closed areas: New England National Park walking track closures

The following areas are closed for public safety, to allow NPWS to assess and manage rockfall hazards.

  • Eagles Nest walking track
  • All access to Weeping Rock
  • The lower eastern section of Lyrebird track including Tree Fern Valley 

For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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