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Girralang Nature Reserve

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Last reviewed: Mon 12 February 2024, 8.29am

Applies from Mon 9 Oct 2023, 8.00am to Fri 29 Mar 2024, 5.02am. Last reviewed: Mon 12 Feb 2024, 8.29am.

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

A park fire solid fuel 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, 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 Central West Area office at Bathurst 02 6332 7640 before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker, during a fire ban period.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 20 Feb 2024, 11.48am to Fri 8 Mar 2024, 11.48am. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 12.20pm

Closed areas: Mt Canobolas SCA Helicopter Long Line Lift Operations

NPWS staff will be closing the Federal Falls Campground and some walking tracks and roads in Mount Canobolas SCA to undertake Helicopter long line lift operations to support the development and improvements to the Federal Falls Walking Track network.

The Helicopter operations will be lifting large bags of building material and gravel to aid in the construction of the walking track and stairs.

For the period of the lifting operations there will be no access to the following locations;

Towac Way

Federal Falls Campground

Federal Falls Walking Track,

Snowgum Track, and 

Mt Towac Track. 

For the most up to date information, please contact the Central West Area office in Bathurst on 02 6332 7640 Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Wed 15 Nov 2023, 8.00am to Thu 2 May 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Feb 2024, 11.01am

Closed areas: Southern loop section of Federal Falls Walking Track closed for maintenance

The southern loop section of Federal Falls walking track is closed for maintenance from 8am 15 November 2023 until 4pm 2 May 2024. 

During this time the Northern loop section is open providing access to Federal Falls. Signs will be in place to direct visitors to the correct section of track to use.

Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For further information, please contact the NPWS Central West Area office at Bathurst via email or phone 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2024, 9.00am to Mon 22 Apr 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2024, 3.39pm

Other planned events: Weed spraying in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

Weed spraying contractors and NPWS staff will be targeting weeds in the Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area form Monday 22 January 2024 to Monday 22 April 2024.

Visitors are advised to be cautious as roads and walking tracks may be affected by contractor movements.

Do not pick and eat blackberries during this herbicide application period.

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Applies from Mon 9 Oct 2023, 12.00am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Jan 2024, 12.31pm

Fire bans: NSW NPWS Riverina Area - Solid Fuel Fire Ban (SFFB) Commences October 9, 2023

A park fire ban is in place in the parks in the Riverina Area from midnight Sunday October 8, 2023 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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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 Sun 1 Oct 2023, 3.42pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 3.43pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Nov 2023, 12.15pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Mudgee Reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed.

However the following campgrounds are exempt in the following reserves:

Capertee National Park

  • Capertee campground
  • Honeyeater Homestead
  • Capertee Homestead
  • Caretakers Cottage

Goulburn River National Park

  • Spring Gully campground
  • Big River campground


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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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 Mon 9 Oct 2023, 8.00am to Fri 29 Mar 2024, 5.02am. Last reviewed: Mon 12 Feb 2024, 8.29am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

A park fire solid fuel 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, 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 Central West Area office at Bathurst 02 6332 7640 before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker, during a fire ban period.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. To 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 Fri 1 Sep 2023, 7.00am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 8.29am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing ground baiting to control foxes using Poison 1080.

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in this park from Wednesday Friday 1 September 2023 to Thursday Feb 29 2024.

The operation will involve the use of CPE's containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Some red meat may also be used.

The program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.

All baiting locations will be identified by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and Reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640 or send an email.

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Applies from Fri 1 Sep 2023, 12.00am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 7.23am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Friday 1st September 2023 to Thursday 29 February 2024 within Winburndale Nature Reserve.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 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 further information call NPWS Central West Area Office on 02 6332 7640. 

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Applies from Mon 7 Aug 2023, 11.49am to Thu 1 Aug 2024, 11.49am. Last reviewed: Wed 14 Feb 2024, 3.59pm

Closed areas: Craigmoor is usually closed to the public.

Craigmoor is usually closed to the public, however, tours may run during special events.  See the website or contact local office for information.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jul 2022, 2.56pm. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Jun 2023, 8.11am

Safety alerts: Golden Gully track access

Golden Gully will be closed to users when weather forecasts predict 20mm or more of rainfall within a 24 hour period. Erosion and hazards may be present within the gully during and following significant and prolonged periods of rainfall. Please take care and follow on site signage.

For more information contact the NPWS Hill End Historic Site office on 02 6370 9050.

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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/girralang-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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