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Gibraltar Range National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 23 October 2019, 12.06am

Applies from Fri 6 Sep 2019, 11.02am. Last reviewed: Wed 23 Oct 2019, 12.06am.

Fires - Advice: Kaloe Mountain Trail

There is a fire in this park called Kaloe Mountain Trail. 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.

Applies from Mon 14 Oct 2019, 8.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Oct 2019, 8.59am.

Closed areas: Park closed due to wildfires

Most of Gibraltar Range National Park is closed due to the dangers associated with wildfires in the area. Boundary Falls campground and picnic area on the northern side of the Gwydir Highway remain open. This is unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office on 02 6739 0700. Or, visit Rural Fire Service fires near me for information on fire risks in the area.

Emergency after hours contacts: 1800 270 880 or 02 8275 1742.

For enquiries about accommodation or general park information, call 13000 72757.

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Applies from Wed 4 Sep 2019, 4.05pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 4.05pm. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Sep 2019, 4.05pm.

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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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Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 31 Aug 2019, 9.04am. Last reviewed: Wed 23 Oct 2019, 6.06am

Fires - Advice: Bees Nest

There is a fire in this park called Bees Nest. 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 Wed 9 Oct 2019, 1.23pm. Last reviewed: Wed 23 Oct 2019, 12.08am

Fires - Advice: Washpool, Coombadjha

There is a fire in this park called Washpool, Coombadjha. 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 6 Sep 2019, 11.02am. Last reviewed: Wed 23 Oct 2019, 12.06am

Fires - Advice: Kaloe Mountain Trail

There is a fire in this park called Kaloe Mountain Trail. 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 Thu 17 Oct 2019, 1.22pm. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Oct 2019, 11.21pm

Fires - Advice: Eastern Rd

There is a fire in this park called Eastern Rd. 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.

Applies from Sun 22 Sep 2019, 5.53am. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Oct 2019, 5.05pm

Fires - Advice: Long Gully Rd, Drake

There is a fire in this park called Long Gully Rd, Drake. 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 Thu 17 Oct 2019, 12.32pm. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Oct 2019, 4.01pm

Fires - Advice: Kildare Rd, Tenterfield

There is a fire in this park called Kildare Rd, Tenterfield. 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 Mon 9 Sep 2019, 6.28pm. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Fires - Advice: Kingsgate, Red Range

There is a fire in this park called Kingsgate, Red Range. 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 Thu 17 Oct 2019, 11.10am. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Oct 2019, 11.04am

Fires - Advice: McDonalds Water Road, Camira

There is a fire in this park called McDonalds Water Road, Camira. 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 Sat 19 Oct 2019, 10.09am to Wed 23 Oct 2019, 9.52am. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Oct 2019, 8.31am

Closed areas: Nymboida River campground closed - bushfire

Nymboida River campground is closed due to bushfires.

Do not enter the closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance

For more information, contact the local NPWS Grafton office on 02 6641 1500 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Mon 14 Oct 2019, 8.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Oct 2019, 8.59am

Closed areas: Park closed due to wildfires

Most of Gibraltar Range National Park is closed due to the dangers associated with wildfires in the area. Boundary Falls campground and picnic area on the northern side of the Gwydir Highway remain open. This is unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office on 02 6739 0700. Or, visit Rural Fire Service fires near me for information on fire risks in the area.

Emergency after hours contacts: 1800 270 880 or 02 8275 1742.

For enquiries about accommodation or general park information, call 13000 72757.

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Applies from Fri 8 Mar 2019, 3.35pm to Tue 31 Dec 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Oct 2019, 9.54am

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox pest management program underway

NSW National Parks is monitoring wild dogs and foxes, and running a 1080 pest management program.

Baiting will be undertaken in Yuraygir National Park from Thursday 10 October 2019 until Tuesday 31 March 2020.

Baiting will be undertaken in Everlasting Swamp State Conservation Area and National Park from Monday 14 October 2019 until Sunday 30 June 2020.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. Please be aware of the baiting programs and avoid bait stations in all areas, at all times. There will be signs up in areas where baits have been laid, indicating the date the baits were placed.

These programs are run to protect threatened species identified in the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan and Saving our Species programs.

We encourage landholders to participate in control programs on private property. Contact North Coast Local Land Services to discuss and arrange programs. Delays may occur due to unsuitable weather conditions. NPWS may also run additional programs following these initial programs, depending on wild dog activity. 

For more information call the NPWS Clarence area office in Grafton on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Tue 8 Oct 2019, 3.36pm to Fri 25 Oct 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Oct 2019, 11.45am

Closed parks: Park closed due to bushfire

This park is closed due to a bushfire. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Glen Innes office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 25 Sep 2019, 1.36pm to Thu 31 Oct 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Oct 2019, 10.46am

Closed areas: Part of Guy Fawkes River National Park closed - Active wildfire

Some areas of this park are closed due to a wildfire that is burning in the park. The closed areas are:

  • Chaelundi campground
  • Dalmorton campground
  • Misty Creek lookout
  • Escarpment walk
  • The section of Bicentennial National trail in this park

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. 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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Applies from Sun 8 Sep 2019, 9.42am. Last reviewed: Tue 8 Oct 2019, 7.37am

Closed areas: The Junction campground closed - bushfire

The Junction campground in Nymboi-Binderay National Park is closed due to a bushfire. This advice is ongoing until further notice.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Grafton office on 02 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 5 Sep 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Sep 2019, 1.32pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Coffs Coast area

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 Wed 4 Sep 2019, 4.05pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 4.05pm. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Sep 2019, 4.05pm

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 Fri 30 Aug 2019, 9.15am to Sat 30 Nov 2019, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Aug 2019, 9.27am

Closed parks: Entire park closed due to recent wildfire

This park is closed due to safety issues caused by a recent bushfire, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Glen Innes area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jul 2017, 4.17pm

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to demolition of bridge from past flooding event. This closure applies until further notice. 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.

  • 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 (02) 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 1 Apr 2019, 12.57pm. Last reviewed: Wed 1 May 2019, 2.02pm

Safety alerts: Vehicle access to riverbank campsites affected by storm damage

Vehicle access to some riverbank campsites is affected by storm damage. Access barriers are in place.

For more information, please call the NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6641 1500 for further information.

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Applies from Fri 27 Sep 2019, 10.02am to Fri 25 Oct 2019, 10.01am. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Sep 2019, 10.19am

Closed areas: Partial closure - bushfire in southern Nymboi Binderay -National Park

Some parts of this park are closed due to bushfire. The closed areas are:

  • Moonpar Forest Drive south of Platypus Flat campground. Access to the campground is via Cascade - Moses Rock road - Cedar road
  • Norm Jolly Grove and picnic area
  • All areas south of Platypus Flat

Do not enter the closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. This fire is called Bees Nest.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 66520900 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

 

 

 

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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/gibraltar-range-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Gibraltar Range National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, road damage, or high fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

    Buy annual pass
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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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Duffer Creek walk, Gibraltar Range National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary