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Coolah Tops National Park

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
7 February 2021 Closed parks Park closed for aerial pest control program Details

Applies from Sun 7 Feb 2021, 3.00pm to Sat 13 Feb 2021, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Jan 2021, 12.58pm

An aerial pest control program involving shooting will be happening from 3pm, Sunday 7 February to 1pm, Saturday 13 February 2021. The entire park will be closed during this period.

For more information call the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011. 

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Applies from Mon 25 Jan 2021, 1.42pm to Fri 12 Feb 2021, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Jan 2021, 11.12am

Closed areas: Towarri National Park partial closure

The area north of Washpools campground and picnic area in Towarri National Park will be closed for an aerial pest control operation during the following periods:

  • From 4pm, Wednesday 3 February to 3pm, Friday 5 February 2021 and; 
  • From 12pm, Monday 8 February to 3pm, Friday 12 February 2021 

This program will target feral deer, pigs, and goats as part of the state-wide post-fire recovery program. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals, including threatened species. Other pest animals, including foxes and wild dogs, will be targeted if observed during the operation.

You can still access Washpools picnic area and Washpools campground while the aerial pest control program is taking place.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call 0436 003 303.

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Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.00am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Jan 2021, 2.16pm

Fire bans: Goulburn River National Park part 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)

Campfires are permitted in steel fireplaces in Spring Gully and Big River campgrounds.

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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 Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.00am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Jan 2021, 2.14pm

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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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 Mon 16 Nov 2020, 11.32am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Jan 2021, 2.13pm

Closed areas: The Drip walking track open - substantial flood damage

The Drip walking track is open but there is substantial flood damage to the walking track, steps and infrastructure. Flooding could occur with further heavy rainfalls.

For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 6370 9000.

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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/coolah-tops-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Coolah Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or management operations. The eastern end of the park is regularly closed during wet weather due to slippery road conditions.

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Emergency services

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