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Applies from Sun 16 May 2021, 9.45am. Last reviewed: Sun 16 May 2021, 9.48am

Other incidents: Cedar Park Toilet

The toilet at Cedar Park has been damaged by a fallen tree and is not functioning. NPWS are working towards a replacement and remind visitors that no toilet facilities are available at the picnic area. 

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Applies from Mon 26 Apr 2021, 6.07pm to Mon 17 May 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 7 May 2021, 11.30am

Closed areas: Smoky Cape campground closed

Smoky Cape campground remains closed until Monday 10 May 2021 for repair of storm and flood damage. 

For alternative campgrounds nearby, visit Trial Bay campground at South West Rocks or  Hungry Gate campground in Hat Head National Park.

4WD beach access at Smoky Cape campground is now repaired and has reopened.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Fri 30 Apr 2021, 12.46pm to Mon 31 May 2021, 12.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 4 May 2021, 6.06pm

Closed parks: Willi Willi National Park closed due to flood damage

Willi Willi National Park is closed due to extensive flood damage to roads, bridges, walking tracks and picnic areas. 

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Applies from Fri 30 Apr 2021, 10.21am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 May 2021, 11.04am

Other planned events: Bridge repair works - Breinerville precinct

Repair works are underway to replace 2 bridges in the Breinerville precinct that were damaged in the 2019/2020 bushfires.

If you plan to take New England wilderness walk, please watch out for heavy machinery and observe road signage. Both sites are easily diverted by walking down the creek below the bridges. For further information contact NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.   

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Applies from Mon 22 Mar 2021, 11.25am to Mon 31 May 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 May 2021, 10.39am

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 Mon 19 Apr 2021, 8.54am to Mon 17 May 2021, 8.48am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 May 2021, 10.31am

Closed areas: Gap Beach Road access

Road access to Gap Beach North is closed from Monday 19 April to Monday 17 May 2021 due to a significant localised rain event and flooding. Road access to Gap Beach South has now reopened.

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

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Applies from Fri 9 Apr 2021, 4.53pm to Mon 31 May 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Apr 2021, 9.40am

Closed areas: Walking track closures due to unsafe conditions

A number of walking tracks are closed from Monday 5 April to Monday 17 May 2021 due to significant localised rain and flooding resulting in unsafe conditions. The closed tracks are:

  • Jack Perkins track
  • Hungry Road to the junction with Connors track at Kemps Headland
  • Kinchela Trig lookout walk

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

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Applies from Mon 19 Apr 2021, 8.47am to Mon 31 May 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Apr 2021, 6.23pm

Closed areas: Walking tracks closed due to rain and flooding

The following walking tracks in Arakoon National Park are closed from Monday 19 April to Monday 17 May 2021 due to significant localised rain and flooding which has resulted in unsafe conditions:

  • Monument Hill walking track
  • Powder Magazine walking track
  • Overshot Dam access road

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

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Applies from Thu 18 Mar 2021, 8.45am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Mar 2021, 10.37am

Safety alerts: New England Wilderness Walk - Not suitable during rain or high river levels

The Bellinger River catchment has experienced above average rainfall over the past few months and river levels can rise quickly with rain.  River crossings on the Wilderness Walk become extremely dangerous when river levels rise and walkers may become stranded.

Do not do the walk during periods of high river levels or forecast rainfall.

Check the Bureau of Meteorology for river levels and rainfall before setting off.

For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Cast office on phone 66520900.

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Applies from Mon 30 Nov 2020, 3.05pm to Mon 31 May 2021, 3.05pm. Last reviewed: Sat 17 Apr 2021, 9.28pm

Closed areas: The Chalet and The Residence

The Chalet and The Residence will be closed for renovations from Monday 1 February to Monday 31 May 2021.

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

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Applies from Fri 12 Mar 2021, 12.58pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 1.04pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Mar 2021, 11.38am

Closed parks: Yessabah Nature Reserve permanently closed

Access to Yessabah Nature Reserve is permanently closed to unauthorised personnel. The former quarry area has limestone rock faces that are unstable and prone to rock fall. Other areas of the reserve are geologically unstable. 

Do not access this park. For further information call the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6711.

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Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Mar 2021, 12.04pm

Closed areas: Area permanently closed - Mermaid Pools

Access to Mermaid Pools is permanently closed including for swimming. Sudden large swells and tides create major waves that wash over the rocks and pools.

Do not access this area. The severe conditions at this site have caused a number of significant injuries and deaths in the past.

Mermaid Pools have never been a designated visitor site due to the extreme nature of the surf and tides at this location. There is no approved public access walking track to Mermaid Pools.

For further information call the NPWS Verges Creek area office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Fri 15 May 2015, 2.27pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 May 2017, 9.29am

Safety alerts: Potential rock falls - Little Bay and Trial Bay

The granite cliffs surrounding Trial Bay and Little Bay are prone to rock fall. Do not climb cliffs or walk close to cliff edges. For further information please call Trial Bay Gaol on (02) 6566 6168.

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