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Guy Fawkes River National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

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Applies from Tue 31 Jul 2018, 2.27pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 7.35pm

Fires - Advice: Sydney Heads, Glenreagh

There is a fire in this park called Sydney Heads, Glenreagh. 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 16 Aug 2018, 12.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 7.07pm

Fires - Advice: Gwydir Hwy, Cangai

There is a fire in this park called Gwydir Hwy, Cangai. 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 11 Aug 2018, 5.33pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 6.23pm

Fires - Advice: Upper Rocky River Rd, Moogem

There is a fire in this park called Upper Rocky River Rd, Moogem. 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 16 Aug 2018, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 5.57pm

Fires - Advice: Oaky River

There is a fire in this park called Oaky River. 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 8 Aug 2018, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 5.48pm

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS HR Scrubby Ridge LMZ

There is a fire in this park called NPWS HR Scrubby Ridge LMZ. 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 16 Aug 2018, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Aug 2018, 11.39am

Closed areas: Washpool National Park and State Conservation Area due to Moogen fire

All walking tracks and trails in this park are closed due to bushfire for the entire 24 hour period.The following closed areas include:

  • All fire trails in the park
  • Farnell road
  • Moogen trail
  • World heritage walk
  • Bicentennial trail
  • Washpool walking track
  • Moogen - Upper/ Rocky River (Timbarra River).

Please note that Washpool campground and Coachwood drive remains open.

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 Tenterfield area office on 02 6736 4298 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 13 Aug 2018, 1.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Aug 2018, 3.36pm

Fires - Advice: Chaelundi Rd, Dundurrabin

There is a fire in this park called Chaelundi Rd, Dundurrabin. 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 4 Aug 2018, 12.07pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Aug 2018, 8.48am

Closed areas: Walk behind Crystal Shower Falls closed

The walk behind Crystal Shower Falls (waterfall) is closed due to recent rockfall and unstable rocks. It will remain closed until further assessment by geotechnical specialists is completed.

Wonga walk, including the Crystal Shower Falls suspension bridge, remains open to the public.

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 Dorrigo Rainforest Centre on (02) 6657 2309 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 22 Jun 2017, 8.41am to Mon 31 Dec 2018, 8.26am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Aug 2018, 11.52am

Other planned events: 1080 fox control baiting program underway

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting an ongoing fox control program using 1080 baiting in coastal areas of Yuraygir National Park. This feral animal control work is part of the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan and Saving our Species conservation program aimed at protecting threatened shorebird species. All baited areas are signposted. For further information call the NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500. 

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Applies from Thu 26 Jul 2018, 2.14pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Jul 2018, 3.10pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway in Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park

Residents in the Nambucca Heads and Scotts Head areas and park users are advised that a 1080 fox baiting program is being conducted in this park from Sunday 5 August 2018 until Thursday 28 February 2019. This program is vitally important to the long-term survival of threatened and endangered shorebirds, such as the little tern.

Dogs are not permitted in NSW national parks. Non-target animals may be affected by 1080 baits. Ensure that dogs are not exposed to the risk of poison baits.

For further information call the NPWS Coffs Coast Area office on (02) 6652 0900.

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Applies from Fri 27 Jul 2018, 2.01pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Jul 2018, 2.44pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway

Park users and residents in the Sawtell and Bundagen areas are advised that a 1080 fox baiting program is being conducted in Bongil Bongil National Park from Wednesday 1 August 2018 until Thursday 28 February 2019. This program is vitally important to the long-term survival of threatened and endangered shorebirds, such as the little tern.

Dogs are not permitted in NSW national parks. Non-target animals may be affected by 1080 baits. Ensure that dogs are not exposed to the risk of poison baits.

For further information call the NPWS Coffs Coast Area office on (02) 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 4 Jul 2018, 11.51am. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Aug 2018, 11.50am

Other planned events: Sandon River crossing

Visitors walking the Yuraygir coastal walk are advised to organise their own transport to cross the Sandon River. The NPWS does not provide this service.

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Applies from Mon 14 May 2018, 11.55am. Last reviewed: Mon 21 May 2018, 4.09pm

Other planned events: 1080 aerial wild dog program – New England Escarpment

A 1080 aerial wild dog baiting program will run in this nature reserve or park from Thursday 17 May to Thursday 14 June 2018 with the Local Land Services. 1080 baits will be laid across specific areas of the reserve. 1080 poison may be harmful to domestic animals. Please do not not handle or disturb any baits.

Domestic animals are not permitted in national parks, nature reserves or karst conservation areas at any time. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on (02) 6657 2309.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Oct 2017, 11.15am

Other planned events: Yuraygir Coastal walk river crossing contacts

Yuraygir Coastal Walk river crossing contact details have changed.  The current details are as follows:

  • The Wooli river crossing call 0439 409 909 
  • The Sandon river crossing call 0266411500
  • The Corindi/Red Rock river crossing call (02) 6649 2730.  

For further information please contact NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2015, 12.05pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Sep 2016, 9.22am

Closed areas: Angourie Back Beach - staircase removed

Walkers on the Yuraygir Coastal Walk are advised that the staircase at the southern end of Angourie Back Beach has been removed due to safety concerns. All walkers should commence the walk via the track at Mara Creek picnic area, as there is no longer access from the beach. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Grafton NPWS office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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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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/guy-fawkes-river-national-park/local-alerts

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Ebor Falls, Guy Fawkes River National Park. Photo: NSW Government