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Cocopara Nature Reserve

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 17 June 2024, 10.25am

Applies from Tue 18 Jun 2024, 8.00am to Fri 28 Jun 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 17 Jun 2024, 10.25am.

Closed parks: Park closed for a ground pest control operation.

Cocopara Nature Reserve is closed from 8am, Tuesday 18 June to 4.00pm, Friday 28 June 2024 for a ground pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 7 Jul 2021, 11.36am. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Jun 2024, 12.22pm

Closed areas: Jacks Creek lookout is closed

Lookouts are closed on Jacks Creek walking track.

Lookouts are closed due to dangerous cliff edges. Please stay on the formed walking track and obey all signs and barricades. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Griffith NPWS office on (02) 6966 8100.

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Applies from Sun 16 Jun 2024, 12.00pm to Sat 29 Jun 2024, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 16 Jun 2024, 8.04am

Closed areas: Narrandera Precinct - Campgrounds CLOSED

The Department of Planning and Environment will be conducting a Koala Monitoring Program within the following Narrandera precinct campgrounds, the Koala picnic area and the Koala walking track.

Campgrounds will remain CLOSED from 16th June until the 28th June 2024.

Signage will be in place on site and gates will be CLOSED. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS Griffith Office on 6966 8100.

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 1.34pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Jun 2024, 3.22pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds CLOSED

The following campgrounds will be CLOSED until further notice, due to flood damage. 

If you are unsure of where these campgrounds are, please refer to the campground maps provided when booking online. 

  • Benerembah - All campgrounds 
  • Cuba South - All campgrounds 
  • MIA 1 - Catfish Corner (eroded bank)
  • Uri - All campgrounds 
  • Dunnoon Lagoon (Little Platypus Beach) 

Flood damage includes, eroded river banks, washouts and sinkholes making it hard to access the campgrounds and unsafe to camp.

These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe. Penalties apply for non-compliance


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Applies from Wed 14 Feb 2024, 8.00am to Tue 13 Aug 2024, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.04pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program in Oolambeyan NP

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from 14 February 2024 to 13 August 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of feral foxes.

The program will take place in Oolambeyan National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of foxes on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the local Griffith NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6966 8100.

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Applies from Fri 11 Nov 2022, 11.59am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 31 May 2024, 8.44pm

Closed parks: Willandra National Park Closed

Willandra National Park will be CLOSED until further notice, whilst staff undertake damage assessments and repair works.


In the interest of visitor safety, we will need to keep the park CLOSED until repairs have been completed and the park is deemed safe to re-open.


This closure includes roofed accommodation, campgrounds and all park roads. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 12.37pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 Jun 2024, 9.12am

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions

There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.

For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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