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Doctors Nose Mountain Nature Reserve

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Applies from Thu 9 Dec 2021, 8.00am to Fri 14 Jan 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 9.35am

Safety alerts: Degraded road conditions - 4WD only

Road conditions within the reserve may be degraded due to recent heavy rains, particularly Spirabo Forest Way that runs through Capoompeta National Park from Ten Mile Road in the south, and continues through the western side of Washpool National Park where it joins Scrub Road in the north. Access on these roads is limited to 4WD only, and please be cautious and drive to road conditions.

For further information contact the local NPWS office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 6 Dec 2021, 8.00am to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Dec 2021, 4.27pm

Safety alerts: Ugly Corner Falls track damage

Ugly Corner Falls walking track is damaged due to flooding. Surfaces may be uneven due to erosion.

Please follow all signage and don't enter areas that are fenced off. Due to recent rainfall creek levels can change rapidly. It is unsafe to swim or attempt to cross rivers that are flooded.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Tue 15 Jun 2021, 12.00pm to Fri 17 Dec 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 11.10am

Closed areas: Fire trails closed

The following fire trails are closed due to damage from recent wet weather:

  • Carpet Snake 
  • Duck Creek
  • Butlermine 

NPWS is monitoring the conditions and will reopen the trails as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Fri 5 Nov 2021, 1.57pm to Fri 17 Dec 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 Dec 2021, 10.55am

Closed parks: Park closed due to heavy rainfall

Basket Swamp National Park is currently closed due to significant rainfall which is making access roads impassable.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700. 

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Nov 2021, 3.40pm

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice due to the demolition of a bridge from a past flooding event.

The closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

Please note:

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/doctors-nose-mountain-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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