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Kattang Nature Reserve

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 22 June 2022, 11.49am

Applies from Wed 1 Jun 2022, 4.31pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Jun 2022, 11.49am.

Closed areas: Weekday closure of Kattang Nature Reserve

Kattang Nature Reserve will be closed for maintenance work Monday to Friday until Friday 1 July 2022.

Perpendicular Point walking track and Flower Bowl circuit will be closed on weekdays but reopen on weekends from 5pm on Friday to 7am on Monday.

Charles Hamey lookout will remain closed throughout this period.

This alert is weather-dependent and may be extended.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Port Macquarie area office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Fri 20 May 2022, 2.22pm to Mon 31 Oct 2022, 2.23pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 5.24pm.

Safety alerts: Be cautious on tracks and surfaces

Erosion and surface damages are present on walking tracks, road surfaces and managed areas across national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits. Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks.

For more information, contact the local NPWS offices: Hastings on 02 6588 5555 or Macleay on 02 6561 6700.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 23 Jun 2022, 4.34pm to Tue 28 Jun 2022, 4.35pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jun 2022, 4.43pm

Other planned events: Weed spraying planned at Crowdy Gap Campground

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning to undertake important weed control at Crowdy Gap Campground on Monday 27th June 2022.

The program is designed to reduce infestations of invasive weeds species such as bitou bush, lantana and morning glory. 

Signs will be placed at the entry to the spraying location. Access along the walking track to the beach may be impacted on this day. 

Please contact the Port Macquarie NPWS Office on (02) 6588 5555 for more information. 

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Applies from Wed 1 Jun 2022, 4.31pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Jun 2022, 11.49am

Closed areas: Weekday closure of Kattang Nature Reserve

Kattang Nature Reserve will be closed for maintenance work Monday to Friday until Friday 1 July 2022.

Perpendicular Point walking track and Flower Bowl circuit will be closed on weekdays but reopen on weekends from 5pm on Friday to 7am on Monday.

Charles Hamey lookout will remain closed throughout this period.

This alert is weather-dependent and may be extended.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Port Macquarie area office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Wed 15 Jun 2022, 7.00am to Sat 30 Jul 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jun 2022, 12.00pm

Closed areas: Coastal walk and Miners Beach stairs closed

The following areas will be closed for maintenance from Wednesday 15 June 2022 until the below specified dates:

  • Coastal walk - closed until Friday 24 June 2022
  • Miners Beach stairs - closed until Saturday 30 July 2022

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

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Applies from Fri 3 Jun 2022, 10.19am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Jun 2022, 10.29am

Safety alerts: Access to Bird Tree Picnic Area - 4WD only

Access to Bird Tree Picnic Area is currently affected by a landslip on Grey Gum Ridge Road, and wet conditions due to ongoing recent rainfall. It is not suitable for 2WD access. 

4WDs can access Bird Tree Picnic Area by using Haydons Road off the Pacific Highway, which then joins Stoney Creek Trail and Grey Gum Ridge Road to access the picnic area from the north. There is no access on Grey Gum Ridge Road south of Bird Tree Picnic Area (towards the towers) due to a significant land slip.  

For further information please contact the Port Macquarie NPWS Office on (02) 6588 5555. 

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Applies from Fri 20 May 2022, 2.22pm to Mon 31 Oct 2022, 2.23pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 5.24pm

Safety alerts: Be cautious on tracks and surfaces

Erosion and surface damages are present on walking tracks, road surfaces and managed areas across national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits. Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks.

For more information, contact the local NPWS offices: Hastings on 02 6588 5555 or Macleay on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Mon 2 May 2022, 12.21pm to Wed 30 Nov 2022, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Jun 2022, 2.40pm

Closed areas: Captain Cook Bicentennial Drive closure

Captain Cook Bicentennial Drive in Dooragen National Park is closed due to landslip. Remediation works will be undertaken by local council. 

For further information please contact the local office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Mon 4 Apr 2022, 3.22pm to Wed 31 Aug 2022, 3.23pm. Last reviewed: Fri 6 May 2022, 9.10am

Closed parks: Park closed due to severe flood damage

This park is closed until 31 August 2022 date due to widespread flood damage.

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

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Applies from Mon 4 Apr 2022, 2.28pm to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Fri 6 May 2022, 9.10am

Closed areas: 4WD Kylies Beach access closed

The 4WD beach access at Kylies campground is closed until further notice due to flood and storm damage. 

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

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Applies from Mon 8 Nov 2021, 12.01pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Nov 2021, 12.15pm

Closed areas: Grey Gum Ridge Road part closure

Grey Gum Ridge Road is closed between TV Road and Mudfords Road. It is impassable due to a landslip.

You can still access Bird Tree picnic area from the Pacific Highway via Haydons Road.

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Applies from Thu 17 Dec 2020, 2.03pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Jan 2021, 9.32am

Closed areas: Roto House closed

The historic Roto House within Roto House Historic Site is closed for until further notice. Reopening planning is underway for after the Covid restrictions change.

The grounds and carpark of Roto House Historic Site remain open to the public.

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

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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/kattang-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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  • Kattang Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger, or pest management.

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