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Kumbatine National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 17 March 2020, 1.54pm

Applies from Sun 10 Nov 2019, 3.01pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Mar 2020, 1.54pm.

Closed parks: Closed national parks and reserves - Hastings Macleay area

This park is closed due to bushfire damage and fire recovery works. Do not enter the park. This park is expected to reopen on Tuesday 30 June 2020. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555 or 02 6566 6168.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 29 May 2020, 12.50pm to Mon 15 Jun 2020, 12.54pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 1.03pm

Closed areas: Gaagal Wanggaan campgrounds closed

Gaagal Wanggaan campgrounds are closed to Monday 15 June 2020 to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. NPWS is working to reopen all campgrounds and accommodations where possible, however, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information.

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Applies from Thu 28 May 2020, 3.16pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 10.08am

Closed areas: Tapin Tops National Park bushfire impact

Walking tracks within the reserve (Potaroo Falls Rainforest circuit, Red Cedar walk and Rowleys Rock) are closed and will reopen once dangerous tree works are complete and tree assessments finalised.

Dingo Tops rest area is open now for day use although there are currently no toilet facilities. 

All public roads and trails are open through the reserve.

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Applies from Wed 20 May 2020, 4.07pm to Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 9.36am

Closed areas: Thungutti campground available for bookings from 1 June 2020

Thungutti campground is closed until 1 June 2020. If you would like to stay at a campground or cabin after 1 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit.

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Applies from Thu 28 May 2020, 2.50pm to Fri 5 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 May 2020, 4.29pm

Closed areas: Kylies Beach Campground - Closed

This park is closed due to bushfire damage and fire recovery works. Do not enter the park. This park is expected to reopen on Friday 6th June 2020. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Thu 28 May 2020, 3.42pm to Wed 1 Jul 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 May 2020, 4.28pm

Closed areas: Racecourse Campground - Closed

This park is closed due to essential scheduled maintenance works. Do not enter the park. This park is expected to reopen on Weds 1st July 2020. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 65 616700

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Applies from Thu 28 May 2020, 3.35pm to Wed 1 Jul 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 May 2020, 4.27pm

Closed areas: Indian Head Campground - Closed

This park is closed due to bushfire damage and fire recovery works. Do not enter the park. This park is expected to reopen on 1st July 2020. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Wed 20 May 2020, 4.12pm to Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 May 2020, 2.33pm

Closed areas: Closed campgrounds

All campgrounds in this park are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 5.32pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 5.06pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 May 2020, 2.05pm

Closed areas: Campground and picnic area closures

All campgrounds and associated picnic areas in this park are closed until 1 June 2020. If you would like to stay at a campground after 1 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit.You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Wed 27 May 2020, 9.09am to Fri 19 Jun 2020, 9.10am. Last reviewed: Wed 27 May 2020, 1.13pm

Closed areas: Aerial drone weed spraying - walking tracks closed

Aerial spot spraying of bitou bush using a drone will occur on the Big Hill escarpment around Big Hill Back Beach in Limeburners Creek National Park from Monday 8 June to Tuesday 30 June 2020. All walking trails in the area will be closed and signage will be erected on site during operations.

The spraying will use Roundup Biactive in accordance with the APVMA Permit 12363.

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Applies from Tue 26 May 2020, 4.27pm to Fri 19 Jun 2020, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 May 2020, 11.38am

Other planned events: Aerial drone weed spraying

Aerial spot spraying of Groundsel Bush using a drone will occur in remote areas in along the south west boundary of Crowdy Bay National Park during the period of Wednesday 28 May to Wednesday 3 June 2020, using Roundup Biactive in accordance with APVMA Permit 12363.

Aerial spraying will occur in the following areas:

Monday 8 June 2020 to Tuesday 30 June 2020 - Diamond Head escarpment in Crowdy Bay National Park. All walking trails in the area will be closed and signage will be erected on site during operations.

Monday 8 June 2020 to Tuesday 30 June 2020 - Camden Head escarpment in Kattang Nature Reserve. All walking trails in the area will be closed and signage will be erected on site during operations.

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Applies from Fri 27 Mar 2020, 12.38pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 3.34pm

Closed areas: Camping not permitted - East Kunderang Homestead and Green Gully track closed

Campgrounds, East Kunderang Homestead and Green Gully track are closed to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. If you would like to stay here after 1 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit. . Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 12.59pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 2.42pm

Closed areas: Camping not permitted

Camping, including caravans and motorhomes, is not permissible in this national park until 1 June 2020. If you would like to stay at a campground or cabin after 1 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 11.29am to Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 20 May 2020, 4.32pm

Closed areas: Sea Acres Rainforest Centre closed

Sea Acres Rainforest Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by phone on 02 6582 3355 or email.

Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Fri 15 May 2020, 12.27pm to Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 20 May 2020, 4.11pm

Closed areas: Trial Bay Gaol is closed

Trial Bay Gaol is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still email or call us on 02 6566 6168.

Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 3.23pm to Thu 18 Jun 2020, 3.36pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 May 2020, 4.04pm

Other planned events: 1080 aerial pest management program underway

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be conducted between Monday 18 May and Thursday 18 June 2020 in the following parks:

  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • New England National Park (Majors Point area and Barren Mountain area)
  • Moount Hyland Nature Reserve and Mount Hyland State Conservation Area
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve

There will be signs at all baiting areas.

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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

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

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Applies from Wed 18 Mar 2020, 10.25am to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 10.23am. Last reviewed: Thu 14 May 2020, 4.01pm

Closed parks: Closed national parks and reserves- Coffs Coast area

This park is closed due to bushfire damage and fire recovery works. Do not enter the park. This park is expected to reopen on Tuesday 30 June 2020. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Fri 17 Apr 2020, 11.46am to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.47am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 May 2020, 2.45pm

Closed areas: Wilderness walk closed

This walk is closed due to bushfire damage and fire recovery works. This walk is expected to reopen on Tuesday 30 June 2020. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 66520 900.

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Applies from Tue 31 Mar 2020, 4.18pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Apr 2020, 4.20pm

Closed areas: Majority of Werrikimbe National Park closed - bushfire damage

The majority of Werrikimbe National Park and State Conservation Area are closed due to bushfire damage.

  • Mooraback picnic area is open
  • Cobcroft picnic area and walking track are due to open on Saturday 30 May 2020
  • Hastings Forest Way touring route is closed
  • Brushy Mountain and Plateau Beech campgrounds, picnic aeas and walking tracks are closed.
  • Racecourse and Coachwood trails are closed

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

For more information, contact the local NPWS Port Macquarie office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Tue 11 Feb 2020, 3.47pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Apr 2020, 1.44pm

Closed areas: Some areas of Crowdy Bay National Park closed due to bush fire damage

Some parts of this park are closed due to recent bush fire damage. The closed areas are:

  • Crowdy Gap campground and Crowdy Gap walking track
  • Kylies Hut walk-in campground
  • Diamond Head Loop walk
  • Forest walking track
  • Mermaid lookout and Metcalfes walking track

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

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.39pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Apr 2020, 1.30pm

Closed areas: Campground closed

Maxwells Flat is closed to camping until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Tue 31 Mar 2020, 4.00pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 3.53pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Mar 2020, 4.47pm

Closed parks: Willi Willi National Park

Willi Willi National Park is closed due to extensive bushfire damage. Hastings Forest Way is also closed due to extensive damage during recent bushfires in the area.

Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS Port Macquarie office on 02 6588 5555 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Wed 25 Mar 2020, 12.34pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 12.29pm. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Mar 2020, 1.57pm

Closed areas: Public toilet closure

The Public toilets in Macquarie Nature Reserve are currently closed until further notice.

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

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Applies from Sun 10 Nov 2019, 3.01pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Mar 2020, 1.54pm

Closed parks: Closed national parks and reserves - Hastings Macleay area

This park is closed due to bushfire damage and fire recovery works. Do not enter the park. This park is expected to reopen on Tuesday 30 June 2020. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555 or 02 6566 6168.

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Applies from Fri 15 May 2015, 2.27pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 May 2017, 9.29am

Safety alerts: Potential rock falls - Little Bay and Trial Bay

The granite cliffs surrounding Trial Bay and Little Bay are prone to rock fall. Do not climb cliffs or walk close to cliff edges. For further information please call Trial Bay Gaol on (02) 6566 6168.

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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/kumbatine-national-park/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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