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Crowdy Bay National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 17 May 2019, 12.49pm

Applies from Fri 17 May 2019, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 May 2019, 12.49pm.

Other planned events: Wild dog and fox baiting program in southern Crowdy Bay National Park

NSW National Parks will be undertaking 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) ground baiting for wild dogs and foxes in the southern section of Crowdy Bay National Park. This program starts on Thursday 23 May and will finish by Wednesday 31 July 2019. It will run next to Harrington, Crowdy Head and Crowdy Bay Beach.

This baiting program is being carried out to reduce the impacts of wild dogs on neighbouring stock. It is also being carried out to reduce the impact of foxes on native wildlife.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. Neighbours and visitors are reminded that 1080 baits are lethal to domestic pets. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

All baiting areas will have 1080 baiting signs at the access points.

For more information, please call the NPWS Hastings Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 22 Jul 2019, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jul 2019, 1.47pm

Fires - Advice: Burra Burra HR

There is a fire in this park called Burra Burra 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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Applies from Sun 21 Jul 2019, 7.56am. Last reviewed: Sun 21 Jul 2019, 4.28pm

Fires - Advice: Grey Gum Ridge Rd, Middle Brother

There is a fire in this park called Grey Gum Ridge Rd, Middle Brother. 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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Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 9.04am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Jul 2019, 10.16am

Other planned events: Areas closed for aerial spraying program

NSW National Parks will continue herbicide spraying between Monday 5 August and Friday 30 August 2019. For public safety, the areas being treated will be closed temporarily on the day they are sprayed. The areas in Myall Lakes National Park to be sprayed are:

  • Yaccaba Headland
  • Bennetts Beach
  • Broughton Island

The herbicide used in this program is metsulfuron methyl 600WG. NPWS staff will be present during the helicopter spray operation. Please ensure you follow the advice on all warning signs and the directions given by NPWS staff.

This spraying program is being carried out to control bitou bush on headlands and beaches in:

  • Myall Lakes National Park (including Broughton Island)
  • Little Broughton Island Nature Reserve

Spraying was not completed between Monday 3 June and Sunday 30 June 2019 due to unsuitable weather conditions. The remaining spraying is expected to take 3 days to complete with suitable weather. Spraying has now been completed in Booti Booti National Park, Corrie Island Nature Reserve, Stormpetrel Nature Reserve and the Seal Rocks area of Myall Lakes National Park. Thank you to everyone for their cooperation.

For more information, please call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Thu 20 Jun 2019, 8.44am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Jul 2019, 9.56am

Closed areas: Stewart and Lloyds campground closed

Stewart and Lloyds campground is closed for maintenance until Monday 9 September 2019 for maintenance and weed control programs. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Manning-Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Thu 20 Jun 2019, 3.26pm to Mon 30 Sep 2019, 3.16pm. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Jun 2019, 3.26pm

Closed areas: Lighthouse Road closed

Lighthouse Road in Sea Acres National Park will be closed from Matthew Flinders Drive to Tacking Point Lighthouse from Tuesday 19 June until Monday 30 September 2019. This is because Port Macquarie Hastings Council (PMHC) is upgrading the road. 

This will affect access to Lighthouse Road carpark and Port Macquarie coastal walk. Visitors can access the coastal walk and Tacking Point Lighthouse via Shelley and Miners Beach walking tracks.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Hastings office on 02 6588 5555 or PMHC on 02 6581 8111.

 

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Applies from Fri 17 May 2019, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 May 2019, 12.49pm

Other planned events: Wild dog and fox baiting program in southern Crowdy Bay National Park

NSW National Parks will be undertaking 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) ground baiting for wild dogs and foxes in the southern section of Crowdy Bay National Park. This program starts on Thursday 23 May and will finish by Wednesday 31 July 2019. It will run next to Harrington, Crowdy Head and Crowdy Bay Beach.

This baiting program is being carried out to reduce the impacts of wild dogs on neighbouring stock. It is also being carried out to reduce the impact of foxes on native wildlife.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. Neighbours and visitors are reminded that 1080 baits are lethal to domestic pets. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

All baiting areas will have 1080 baiting signs at the access points.

For more information, please call the NPWS Hastings Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Tue 7 May 2019, 11.56am to Mon 9 Sep 2019, 11.54am. Last reviewed: Tue 4 Jun 2019, 1.31pm

Closed areas: White Tree Bay campground closed

White Tree Bay campground is temporarily closed from Tuesday 7 May to Monday 9 September 2019 for maintenance during the cooler months. Alternative campgrounds are available nearby.

For further information, please call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Wed 1 May 2019, 11.53am to Fri 30 Aug 2019, 11.41am. Last reviewed: Tue 4 Jun 2019, 1.32pm

Other planned events: Dees Corner campground closed August to December 2019

Dees Corner Campground will be temporarily closed from August to December 2019 for upgrade works. These works include improvements to drainage, campsite levelling,installation of new fireplaces and road works. Alternative campgrounds nearby that allow wood fires include:

  • Banskia Green campground
  • The Wells campground
  • Stewart and Lloyds campground
  • Korsmans Landing campground

Please call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300 for further information.

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Applies from Wed 1 May 2019, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Tue 30 Apr 2019, 7.20am

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS HR Lemon Tree SFAZ

There is a fire in this park called NPWS HR Lemon Tree SFAZ. 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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Applies from Fri 12 Apr 2019, 2.35pm to Fri 29 Nov 2019, 2.15pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 May 2019, 3.54pm

Safety alerts: Roadworks on Mungo Brush Road

there will be roadworks along Mungo Brush Road between April and December 2019. Expect changed traffic conditions and possible short delays between Dark Point carpark and Stewart and Lloyds campground. Drive to traffic conditions and follow safety signs.

For more information, call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.  

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Applies from Sat 6 Apr 2019, 11.00am to Fri 29 Nov 2019, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 10 May 2019, 2.45pm

Closed areas: Section of Mungo walking track closed

The section of Mungo walking track between Robinsons Crossing and the start of Brambles Green trail is closed until December 2019. This is for public safety during the road construction works on Mungo Brush Road.

For more information, please call the Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300 or visit the Office of Environment and Heritage website for updates.

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Applies from Sat 6 Apr 2019, 11.00am to Fri 29 Nov 2019, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Apr 2019, 10.06am

Closed areas: Duck Hole fire trail closed

Duck Hole fire trail in Myall Lakes National Park will be closed for public safety between April and December 2019 due to roadworks. A section of Mungo Brush Road is being relocated.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300 or visit the Office of Environment and Heritage website for updates on the relocation.

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Applies from Mon 17 Dec 2018, 8.40pm to Mon 3 Feb 2020, 8.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 18 Dec 2018, 10.34am

Other incidents: Wilson River picnic area - gas barbecues not available

The gas barbecues are not in operation at Wilson River picnic area in Willi Willi National Park.

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Applies from Wed 21 Jun 2017, 1.34pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2019, 3.38pm

Closed areas: Crawford River Road closed - Myall Lakes National Park section

Crawford River Road in Myall Lakes National Park is closed to vehicles until further notice due to a collapsed timber bridge. NPWS apologises for any inconvenience caused to visitors. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300 or visit the NSW National Parks 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/crowdy-bay-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Crowdy Bay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. Pay park entry fees at the Diamond Head campground onsite office.

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Emergency services

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View the natural arch on the Diamond Head Loop walk. Quick access is via the track head at Indian Head campground. Photo: Debby McGerty