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Coolah Tops National Park

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There are no current alerts in this area.

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Applies from Sat 1 Sep 2018, 12.01pm to Fri 1 Mar 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Aug 2018, 4.51pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A solid fuel fire ban is in place in this park (see exemptions below) from Saturday 1 September 2018 and remains in effect until Sunday 31 March 2019, unless otherwise extended or removed.

The fire ban applies to all areas of park. However, Big River and Spring Gully camping and picnic areas will be exempt from the park fire ban from Saturday 1 September 2018 until Sunday 14 October 2018.

From Monday 15 October 2018, the fire ban will apply across the whole park with no exemptions.

During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) 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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find 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 31 May 2018, 9.30am. Last reviewed: Tue 29 May 2018, 2.31pm

Hazard reduction burns: Wilpinjong HR

There is a fire in this park called Wilpinjong HR. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Brackens Cottage, Coolah Tops National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbins/NSW Government