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Curracabundi National Park

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Last reviewed: Thu 23 March 2023, 1.09pm

Applies from Mon 20 Mar 2023, 1.15pm to Thu 6 Apr 2023, 10.52am. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 1.09pm.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to essential building maintenance

The following areas are closed from 20/03/2023 to 06/04/2023 due to essential building maintenance and repairs:

  • Karamea Homestead, Curracabundi National Park

 

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

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Applies from Thu 23 Feb 2023, 8.37am to Thu 30 Mar 2023, 8.38am. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 3.11pm

Closed areas: Polblue Swamp Track closed for essential maintenance

Polblue Swamp Track will be closed from 27-31 March 2023 to allow for essential tree management to be undertaken as well as bridge maintenance works. Polblue Camping Area will remain open.

 

Penalties apply for non compliance. For further information, please contact the Barrington Tops Area office on 6540 2300 or 6538 5300.

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Applies from Fri 30 Sep 2022, 5.01pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 12.25pm

Closed areas: Gummi Falls campground closed for upgrade

March 2023 Update: Works are progressing well with the current weather conditions. New toilet facilities have been installed and the re-modelling of the campground is well underway. Picnic and parking area is also progressing well.

Gummi Falls campground is closed from Saturday 1 October 2022 for upgrades - the length of this closure is very weather dependent.

This closure also means there is no vehicle access to Bullock Brush, Tugalow and Thunderbolts (between Barrington Tops Forest Road and Pheasants Creek Road) trails.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Tue 28 Feb 2023, 10.50am to Fri 7 Apr 2023, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 2.17pm

Closed areas: Polblue Campground closed

Polblue Campground will be closed for essential maintenance works from 8am Monday 3 April until 5pm Thursday 6 April 2023. 

 

Polblue Swamp Track will remain open during this time.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS Office on 6538 5300 or 6540 2300.

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Applies from Sun 8 Jan 2023, 5.00am to Wed 5 Apr 2023, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 11.38am

Closed areas: Mount Royal Road and Cassels Road closed due to road works

The following areas are closed to the public from Sunday 8 January to Wednesday 5 April due to repair works to storm-damaged roads:

  • Mount Royal Road
  • Cassels Road
  • Youngville Camping Area
  • Carrow Brook Walking Track
  • Pieries Peak Walking Track
  • Youngs Trail Picnic Area

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

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Applies from Mon 22 Mar 2021, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Mar 2023, 9.00am

Closed parks: Reserves closed due to severe weather event

Update Feb 2023: Contractors have commenced work on the landslips in The Glen NR, with the bridge/culvert works to follow. The Glen  Nature Reserve remains closed due to a number of failed bridges/culverts.

A number of NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service reserves are closed to vehicles until further notice due to damage from severe weather event. These include:

  • The Glen Nature Reserve

Landslips, collapsed bridges and culverts and hazardous trees have been reported across many areas. For your safety, please avoid these reserves until damage assessments can be made and any safety issues rectified. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Fri 13 Jan 2023, 2.29pm to Thu 6 Apr 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 9.13am

Closed areas: Barrington Trail closed south of the Barrington Tops Forest Rd for essential road works

Barrington Trail, south of the Barrington Tops Forest (Scone) Rd, will be closed to vehicles, motorbikes and bicycles from 23 January to 6 April 2023 to allow for essential road works to be undertaken.

This affects vehicle access to both Little Murray and Junction Pools Campgrounds, and hence they will also be closed during this period

The trail will re-open for the Easter weekend and then NPWS will close it again until the end of April to allow the works to be completed - re-opening is of course weather dependant.

Bushwalkers can still access the area during this time, however they will need to be mindful that trucks and heavy equipment are operating on the Barrington Trail.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the Gloucester Office on 6538 5300 or Scone Office on 6540 2300.

 

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Applies from Mon 6 Mar 2023, 8.00am to Mon 27 Mar 2023, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Mar 2023, 8.59am

Closed areas: Edgars Lookout and Picnic Area is closed for maintenance to the lookout structure

Edgars Lookout and Picnic Area is closed for maintenance to the lookout structure from Monday 6 March to Monday 27 March 2023.

For further information, please contact the Amidale office on (02) 6738 9100, or Walcha office on (02) 6777 4700.

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Applies from Tue 28 Feb 2023, 7.00am to Tue 28 Mar 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 8.41am

Closed areas: Notice of Aerial Shooting for Pest Animal Control

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will conduct aerial shooting from 14 to 28 March 2023 (including weekend days) in:

  • Ben Halls Gap NR
  • Ben Halls Gap NP
  • Camerons Gorge NR
  • Camerons Gorge SCA
  • Wallabadah NR

The shooting area will be CLOSED to all visitors when aerial shooting is underway.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS local office on (02) 6540 2300.

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Applies from Tue 14 Feb 2023, 3.49pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Mar 2023, 8.35am

Closed areas: Upper Avon Road closed due to severe weather event

Update Feb 2023: Contractors have completed work on the landslips in Berrico NR, with the bridge/culvert works to follow. Upper Avon Road in Berrico Nature Reserve is currently closed to all vehicles between Berrico Road and Berrico Creek Road. This is due to the failure of an old log culverts and bridges.

A number of NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service reserves have closures to vehicles due to damage from severe weather events. These include:

  • Berrico Nature Reserve
  • The Glen Nature Reserve

Landslips, collapsed bridges and culverts and hazardous trees have been reported across many areas. For your safety, please avoid these reserves until damage assessments can be made and any safety issues rectified.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Mon 25 Jul 2022, 10.29am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Mar 2023, 9.22am

Closed areas: Cockerawombeeba Roadand trail closed for repairs

Cockerawombeeba Road and trail are closed until further notice due to extensive flood damage.

There is no access from Plateau Beech campground south, through to Forbes River Road.

The road will re-open once the Forestry Corporation completes repairs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Fri 4 Mar 2022, 10.56am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 10.25am. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Mar 2023, 7.40am

Safety alerts: Williams Top Road closed

Williams Top Road has been closed by Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) due to a landslip. The closure affects access to the following areas in this park:

  • Lagoon Pinch picnic area
  • Corker trail
  • Wombat Creek campground
  • Careys Peak (via Corker trail)
  • Rocky Crossing walk

For more information on the closure visit the FCNSW website. The road re-opening date is not known at this stage.

Alternate access via Chichester State Forest (Allyn River) may be available but is subject to regular flooding and varied road conditions.

For information on access to visitor sites in Barrington Tops National Park contact the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300 or Dungog Visitor Centre on 02 4992 2212.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2020, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Mar 2023, 8.54am

Other planned events: Camping at Bretti Reserve

Bretti Reserve is a MidCoast Council managed campground. It is not attached to the National Parks and Wildlife Service Bretti Nature Reserve.

For information about camping at Bretti Reserve please call the MidCoast Visitor Information Centre in Gloucester on 1800 802 692 or follow the link below.

https://barringtoncoast.com.au/directory/bretti-reserve 

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 10.07am

Closed areas: Little River trail closed due to storm damage

Little River trail in Ghin-Doo-Ee National Park is closed until further notice due to significant storm damage. NPWS is working on repairing the damage as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Thu 9 Nov 2017, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Sun 26 Feb 2023, 5.12pm

Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park

Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It's been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.

Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.

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Applies from Thu 29 Sep 2022, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Mar 2023, 8.55am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground and aerial baiting and CPE program in Ben Halls Gap Nature Reserve / National Park from 15th September 2022 to 14th March 2023.

Aerial baiting is scheduled for Saturday 8th October to Friday 14th October 2022.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species and to minimise impact of wild dogs 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.

For more information, contact the NPWS Scone area office on 02 6540 2300.

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