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Koreelah National Park

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Applies from Thu 16 Jun 2022, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 2.23pm

Safety alerts: Changed access to Border Ranges National Park

Access to Border Ranges National Park is via Lynchs Creek/Forest Road from Winagaree only. This is due to ongoing land slip repair works between Bar Mountain picnic area and the eastern boundary gate. As a result there is no direct access from the Murwillumbah/Barkers Vale direction.

Note access to Border Loop lookout and walk is from NSW only as the Lions Road is closed at the QLD border.

For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 10 Jun 2022, 1.25pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 1.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 12.09pm

Closed areas: Border Ranges National Park reopening

Border Ranges National Park is reopening at 2pm, Monday 20 June 2022 following completion of repair and maintenance works.

The following facilities are open from Monday 20 June 2022:

  • Sheepstation Creek and Forest Tops campgrounds
  • Red Cedar loop
  • Helmholtzia loop
  • Antarctic Beech lookout and picnic area
  • Pinnacle lookout walk
  • Blackbutt lookout and picnic area
  • Bar Mountain picnic area
  • Falcorostrum and Beech glade walk
  • Border Loop lookout and picnic area

Remaining walking tracks are closed until further notice. There is still on no access from the eastern/Barkers Vale end of the park due to ongoing land slip repair works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 13 Jun 2022, 9.33am to Sat 13 Aug 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Jun 2022, 9.39am

Closed areas: Link Road Closed due to damaged road surface.

Link Road is closed due to damaged road surface. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Fri 3 Jun 2022, 8.00am to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Jun 2022, 10.08am

Other planned events: Notice of works, potential short delays

Walking tracks in this park are being upgraded until Thursday 30 June 2022. Please be aware there may be some minor delays in the picnic area carpark. Heavy, noisy machinery will be used as a part of this work.

All walking tracks, campsites and the picnic area will remain open during these works.

Please follow any signage or directions from contractors surrounding these works, and do not cross any barriers that may be in place.

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

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Applies from Mon 11 Apr 2022, 4.36pm to Sat 31 Dec 2022, 10.48am. Last reviewed: Fri 27 May 2022, 3.23pm

Closed parks: Park closed

Toonumbar National Park and Toonumber State Conservation Area are closed until further notice due to damage sustained in recent floods. This closure will be reviewed on Monday 26 September 2022.

The closed areas include:

  • Iron Pot Creek campground
  • Murray Scrub walking track
  • Murray Scrub and Sherwood lookouts
  • Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 11 Apr 2022, 4.32pm to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 10.50am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Jun 2022, 4.05pm

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions

The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Wilsons Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area

No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 25 Mar 2022, 8.37am to Sat 31 Dec 2022, 10.43am. Last reviewed: Thu 26 May 2022, 4.36pm

Closed parks: Richmond Range National Park closed

Richmond Range National Park is closed until further notice due to damage sustained in recent floods. This closure will be reviewed on Monday 26 September 2022. 

For safety reasons, neighbour access to Western Boundary trail is limited to 4WD vehicles only. No trucks or heavy plant/machinery are permitted.

Access from Peacock Creek Road is strictly closed, with access only available from the south via the Bruxner Highway.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 5 Jul 2021, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 May 2022, 4.15pm

Closed parks: Bandahngan Aboriginal Area closed for upgrades

Bandahngan Aboriginal Area is closed until December 2022 for a major upgrade of facilities and safety work.

A cultural heritage assessment and review of facilities for the reserve is currently underway.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 26 May 2022, 11.17am to Sun 31 Jul 2022, 11.19am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Jun 2022, 4.03pm

Closed areas: Moore Park walking track closed for repairs

Moore Park NR walking track is closed for repairs and maintenance work until 1 July 2022.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 26 May 2022, 11.13am to Wed 31 Aug 2022, 11.13am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Jun 2022, 4.02pm

Closed areas: Moore Park walking track closed for repairs

More Park NR walking track is closed for maintenance and repairs until Friday 1 July 2022.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 1 Apr 2022, 4.19pm to Sat 31 Dec 2022, 10.46am. Last reviewed: Thu 26 May 2022, 10.51am

Closed areas: Limited access to Mount Babyl trail

Access to Mount Babyl trail it limited due to landslips and storm damage. 

There is no access to Mount Babyl trail from the north via Peacock Creek Road/Sextonville Road due to a major landslip on Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive.

Access from the south is limited to LV 4WD only due to a rockfall which has only been partly cleared on Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive. Extreme care should be taken when driving through the rock fall area and the road should not be used during wet weather.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 4 Apr 2022, 1.51pm to Mon 4 Jul 2022, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 25 May 2022, 4.16pm

Other planned events: 1080 ground and aerial baiting program

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be doing a 1080 ground and aerial baiting program from Monday 11 April to Monday 4 July 2022 in this park.

The operations will use a combination of manufactured and meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Signs will be placed at the entry to all the baiting locations. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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 locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 4 Apr 2022, 10.56am to Mon 4 Jul 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 14 Apr 2022, 11.14am

Other planned events: 1080 ground baiting program

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be doing a 1080 ground baiting program in this park from Monday 11 April to Monday 4 July 2022.

The operations will use a combination of manufactured and meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Signs will be placed at the entry to all the baiting locations. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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 locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Thu 4 Nov 2021, 8.30am. Last reviewed: Thu 26 May 2022, 10.54am

Closed areas: Yabbra National Park closed

Yabbra National Park is closed to public access until further notice due to damage from recent weather events and roadworks happening on Joes Box Road, South Yabbra Road, Yabbra Plains Road and Pocupar Road. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Kyogle park office on 02 6632 0000.

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