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Lachlan Valley National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 13 September 2021, 3.50pm

Applies from Sat 25 Sep 2021, 12.00am to Sat 9 Oct 2021, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 3.50pm.

Closed parks: Hunthawang precinct closed for 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be undertaken in the Hunthawang precinct between Saturday 25 September to Saturday 9 October 2021.

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 more information, contact the Riverina Area office on 02 6966 8100.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sun 26 Sep 2021, 10.45am. Last reviewed: Sun 26 Sep 2021, 5.31pm

Hazard reduction burns: SW Boundary Trail HR

There is a fire in this park called SW Boundary Trail HR. 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 Fri 24 Sep 2021, 5.26pm to Mon 11 Oct 2021, 5.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Sep 2021, 5.35pm

Safety alerts: Deniliquin precinct, Murray Valley Regional Park, access affected by floodwater

River Road is currently affected by floodwater please obey signage, don't drive through floodwater.

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Applies from Tue 31 Mar 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Sep 2021, 4.20pm

Closed areas: Closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park

A number of visitor facilities, attractions and sites in Kosciuszko National Park remain closed or may have other restrictions until further notice. This includes a number of areas closed due to recent bushfires.

Some NPWS campgrounds and accommodation will need to remain closed. If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground that is open you'll need to make a booking first. This applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously. If you can't find your preferred Kosciuszko National Park campground on a webpage, check this list of lesser-known campgrounds in Kosciuszko National Park and make your booking from there. If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

Fire-affected areas

Some sections of Kosciuszko National Park which have been burnt remain closed. This is because they still may pose a risk to visitors due to dangerous trees and damaged infrastructure.

Specific areas which are closed due to the fires include:

  • Areas within the park:
    • Selwyn Snow Resort 
    • Kiandra Court House
    • Wolgal Hut
    • Buddong Falls
    • Bradley/O'Briens Hut, Brooks Hut, Delaneys Hut, 4 Mile Hut, Happy's Hut, Harveys Hut, Linesman's No.3 Huts, Round Mountain Hut, Sawyers Hut and Vickeries Hut.
  • Cabramurra Township. Snowy Hydro's operational town suffered significant fire damage and, for safety reasons, is temporarily closed.
  • Selwyn Snow Resort is being rebuilt following fire damage, and is currently a construction site. For your safety, public access to this area is strictly prohibited and all signage in this area must be followed.

The following key roads in Kosciuszko National Park are closed due to fire damage:

  • Alpine Way area:
    • Murray Gates trail
    • Grassy Flat trail
    • The Bicentennial National Trail - Geehi to Tom Groggin
  • Cabramurra area (currently closed until fire damage repair works completed):
    • Tumut Ponds trail
    • Kings Cross Road from the Kings Cross Road and Link Road intersection to Selwyn Resort
    • Elliott Way (slip rectification works underway) - see below for opening dates.
    • Khancoban to Cabramurra Road currently closed due to minor rock falls. Planned opening from midday Friday 1 October 2021.
  • Tantangara Road and Tantangara Dam access - Snowy 2.0 works:
    • Tantangara Road may be subject to short closures between Snowy Mountains Highway and the gate below Tantangara Reservoir Wall for maintenance and upgrade works. These closures are required to allow for upgrades to Tantangara Road as part of the Snowy 2.0 project. The schedule of closures is subject to design, and construction programs are yet to be finalised. Please check for alert updates a week before you travel.
    • Wares Yards campground will remain open during roadworks
    • Access to the southern end of Tantangara via Quarry trail will be closed to the public
    • Access to the southern end boat ramp is open but may be subject to short term closures
    • Current boating and camping access to Tantangara Reservoir will still be available at access points on the northern end of the reservoir, via Port Phillip and Dam trails.
    • Access to Currango and Old Camp will remain open, with access via Port Phillip or Tantangara Road.
  • Elliott Way
    • Open from midday Friday 1 October 2021 - Boundary Road (National Park entry) to O'Hares Campground.
    • O'Hare's Campground to Link Road intersection remains closed with full road opening planned by mid-October 2021.

Do not enter closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Please check our COVID-19 update for more information. To check which areas are closed, click the 'Show list' button on the Kosciuszko National Park page alert.

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Applies from Mon 13 Sep 2021, 10.00am to Fri 1 Oct 2021, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Sep 2021, 5.29am

Closed areas: Keebles Hut closed for works

The Keebles Hut is closed for works from Monday 13 September to Friday 1 October 2021. Please do not enter.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Khancoban Visitor Centre 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Wed 22 Sep 2021, 11.18am. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Sep 2021, 3.45pm

Closed areas: Peery Lake picnic area closed due to COVID-19

Peery Lake picnic area is closed due to the NSW Government's COVID-19 restrictions.

For more information, please visit our COVID-19 update webpage.

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Applies from Tue 21 Sep 2021, 11.18am. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Sep 2021, 3.29pm

Closed areas: Tin Mines trail partial closure

The Tin Mines trail is closed between Lankey's Creek Road and the Ferndale pine plantation due to road damage. The road is impassable to 4WD vehicles.

Tin Mines campground and North's lookout are accessible by foot and mountain bike only.

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

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Applies from Wed 22 Sep 2021, 7.00am to Mon 4 Oct 2021, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Sep 2021, 1.50pm

Closed areas: Waterfall Walk closed for maintenance

The Waterfall Walk in Kosciuszko National Park is closed from Wednesday 22 September to Monday 4 October 2021 for maintenance works.

Please follow all signage and directions from staff.

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

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Applies from Mon 20 Sep 2021, 9.09am to Sat 23 Oct 2021, 9.12am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Sep 2021, 3.52pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial program in this park from Saturday 25 September to Saturday 9 October 2021. The operation will involve the use of meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, especially after the 2019-2020 bushfires, 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 (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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Sep 2021, 11.38am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain 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 local park office before using a gas and/or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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Applies from Fri 24 Sep 2021, 10.56am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 10.57am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Sep 2021, 11.14am

Closed areas: Pallaibo walking track - section closed

The lower section of Pallaibo walk is closed between Gaden Trout Hatchery and Thredbo River picnic area. This is so platform construction work associated with the extension of the Thredbo Valley track can happen. Signs have been installed to direct walkers on Pallaibo walk to leave the walk at Gaden Trout Hatchery.

Visitors can access the open section of the Pallaibo walk in the following places:

  • Sawpit Creek picnic area on Kosciuszko Road
  • Gaden Trout Hatchery on Gaden Road

The following areas are closed to the public:

  • Lower Pallaibo walk, between Gaden Trout Hatchery and Thredbo River picnic area
  • Thredbo Valley track, between Gaden Trout Hatchery and Thredbo River picnic area

The following areas remain open to the public:

  • Upper Pallaibo walk, between Sawpit Creek picnic area and Gaden Trout Hatchery
  • Thredbo River picnic area

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Applies from Mon 26 Apr 2021, 3.15pm to Mon 11 Oct 2021, 3.16pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Sep 2021, 3.49pm

Other planned events: Snow Season 2021 – Kosciuszko National Park

Activities on offer

Kosciuszko National Park (KNP) remains open to those who can legally access KNP under the Public Health Orders. Check with resorts and commercial venues for updates. Some NSW snow resorts have recommenced ski lift operations after the stay-at-home orders were lifted in the Snowy Monaro LGA on Thursday 16 September 2021.

COVID-19 public advice

  • All visitors must observe and follow all Public Health Orders and COVID-19 rules.
  • If the quantity or actions of visitors in an area of Kosciuszko National Park make it difficult to maintain physical distance and comply with current Public Health Orders, visitors must leave the area immediately.
  • NPWS will monitor the situation with COVID-19 and may need to implement changes or restrictions if the situation or Public Health Orders change during the 2021 snow season.
  • Plan ahead and check with resorts and other venues about COVID-19 restrictions and any venue capacity or booking requirements.

Staying safe

  • Be responsible for your safety. Stay well clear of roads, maintain physical distance, comply with Public Health Orders, park safely and in accordance with road safety signage.
  • Be aware of increased heavy vehicle movements associated with Snowy 2.0 on Snowy Mountains Highway and Link Road. Exercise caution.
  • If parking outside of designated carparks, make sure the area is safe, with ample sight distances in both directions.
  • Tobogganing immediately adjacent to roadsides or near resort infrastructure can be dangerous.
  • Backcountry activities should only be undertaken by those who have the appropriate equipment and skills. Carry a Personal Locator Beacon. NPWS recommends being safely guided by a licensed tour operator. Refer to the NPWS website for alpine safety information.

Park access and carparking

  • All public carparks throughout Kosciuszko National Park are operating as per previous snow seasons. Parking spaces cannot be reserved, regardless of the activity you will undertake.
  • As always, temporary road closures or traffic restrictions may be implemented to manage safety on roads. Plan ahead and keep abreast of relevant alerts on ski resort website pages and at Live Traffic NSW.
  • Due to limited coach and bus parking, groups wishing to visit the resorts should contact resort operators to make a booking.

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Applies from Thu 16 Sep 2021, 12.46pm to Fri 8 Oct 2021, 12.47pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Sep 2021, 3.03pm

Closed areas: Yarrangobilly Caves visitor access

The following areas are open to the public:

  • Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre
  • South Glory Cave (self-guided)
  • Yarrangobilly Caves Thermal Pool walk
  • Yarrangobilly Caves River walk
  • Castle Cave walk
  • Bluff lookout walk
  • The picnic area, barbecue area, toilets and amenities

All accommodation is now open.

The following areas are closed to the public until further notice:

  • Castle Cave
  • Harrie Wood Cave
  • Jillabenan Cave
  • Jersey Cave
  • North Glory Cave

For further information and daily updates, email or call 02 6454 9597.

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Applies from Wed 15 Sep 2021, 4.29pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 4.29pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Sep 2021, 3.03pm

Closed areas: Roads closed for maintenance works

The following roads will be closed for the sporadically throughout the next few months for maintenance works:

  • Skyline trail
  • Range trail
  • Grass Tree trail

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Thu 19 Aug 2021, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Sep 2021, 8.57am

Closed parks: Parks closed due to COVID-19

The following National Parks are closed until further notice as a result of the NSW Government's stay-at-home restrictions:

  • Kinchega National Park
  • Mutawintji National Park
  • Paroo-Darling National Park
  • Sturt National Park

Find out more on our COVID-19 update webpage or contact the local office.

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Applies from Sat 11 Sep 2021, 12.01am to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 4.14pm

Closed areas: Areas closed on Mungo National Park

Some parts of this park will be closed from Saturday 11 September to Thursday 30 September 2021 to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. The closed areas are:

  • Main campground
  • Mungo Shearers' Quarters 

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

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Applies from Sat 25 Sep 2021, 12.00am to Sat 9 Oct 2021, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 3.50pm

Closed parks: Hunthawang precinct closed for 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be undertaken in the Hunthawang precinct between Saturday 25 September to Saturday 9 October 2021.

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 more information, contact the Riverina Area office on 02 6966 8100.

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Applies from Mon 20 Sep 2021, 8.00am to Fri 1 Oct 2021, 5.34pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 3.14pm

Other planned events: Aerial pest control operation

NPWS is undertaking an aerial pest operation for the management of feral pest animals from Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October 2021. This is to protect the biodiversity and cultural values of Yanga reserves. Only qualified aerially trained personnel will participate in this program. This program supplements other control measures that happen throughout the year.

Visitor facilities will be open to the public during the pest control operation, but restrictions will be in place for other areas requiring authorised access. For more information contact the NPWS Yanga office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Fri 10 Sep 2021, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 3.03pm

Closed areas: Campground and visitor facilities closed

All campgrounds and visitor facilities in Brindabella National Park are closed until Thursday 30 September 2021 as a result of the NSW Government’s stay-at-home restrictions. Find our more on our COVID-19 update webpage.

These closures affect: 

  • Flea Creek picnic area 
  • Flea Creek campground 
  • Coree campground
  • Lowells Flat campground
  • McIntyres campground

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Applies from Fri 10 Sep 2021, 3.37pm to Mon 11 Oct 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 2.58pm

Closed areas: Geehi Flats picnic area and campgrounds closed

Geehi Flats picnic area and campgrounds are closed for ongoing dangerous tree works. The closed areas are:

  • Geehi Flats picnic area
  • Geehi campground
  • Behrs Flat campground
  • Old Geehi campground
  • Scammels lookout
  • National trail - section that runs through the Geehi campgrounds

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local Khancoban NPWS office on 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Mon 16 Aug 2021, 1.27pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Sep 2021, 3.27pm

Closed areas: Yanga National Park partial closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice to protect the safety of visitors, staff and local communities.

For more information, please call the Yanga National Park Office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Fri 10 Sep 2021, 2.20pm to Sat 9 Oct 2021, 2.22pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Sep 2021, 3.31pm

Closed parks: Aerial and ground 1080 baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial and ground baiting program in this park from Saturday 25 September to Saturday 9 October 2021.

The operation will involve the use of meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, especially after the 2019-2020 bushfires, and to minimise the impact of 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 (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 more information call the NPWS Central West Area office at Dubbo on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Fri 10 Sep 2021, 9.32am to Fri 1 Oct 2021, 5.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Sep 2021, 10.38am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding

From 9am on Friday 10 September 2021, the following precincts and all campgrounds within them are closed until further notice:

  • Quat Quatta East 
  • Corowa
  • Collendina
  • Mulwala
  • Boomanoomana
  • Cottadidda, including Quicks Beach campground
  • Barooga
  • Woperana
  • Thornley
  • Millewa 

These closures are due to widespread flooding and to protect visitor safety.

Available campgrounds in Murray Valley National Park can be booked via the Lesser known campgrounds page.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park.

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

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Applies from Fri 2 Jul 2021, 9.31pm to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 5.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Sep 2021, 10.30am

Closed areas: Roads and campsites closed due to flooding

The following roads are closed until further notice due to flooding:

  • Edward River Road
  • Millewa River Road
  • Quambies Road
  • Dudley's Road
  • Taylors Bridge Road 
  • Tin Hut Road
  • Burnt Bridge Road 
  • Duffer Road
  • Fisherman's Bend Road
  • Toupna Crossing Road
  • Middle Road
  • Tuppal Road
  • Plantation Road
  • Fire Hut Road
  • Sam's Road
  • Glenn's Road
  • Warri Yards Road
  • Clay Island Road
  • Walthouses Road
  • Campbells Road
  • Little Edwards Road
  • Bowls Kiln Road
  • Algeboia Road
  • Dora Creek Road

All campsites located along the Murray River in the Millewa precinct of Murray Valley National and Murray Valley Regional Park are closed.

Please remember that it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. You’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. 

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

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Applies from Tue 13 Jul 2021, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Thu 9 Sep 2021, 4.46pm

Closed areas: Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds closed due to flooding

Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds are closed due to ongoing flooding.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Please reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 4.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Sep 2021, 3.36pm

Other planned events: Increased traffic in northern Kosciuszko National Park

There is an increase in heavy vehicle and light vehicle movements on the Snowy Mountains Highway (between Cooma to Tumut), Link Road and Tantangara Road within Kosciuszko National Park. This traffic will continue for a number of years and involves the use of specialised heavy vehicle combinations for transport of materials used in associated with the Snowy 2.0 project and other projects in the region. 

Your destination is still accessible and to assist in planning your journey safely and to avoid stress, please allow extra time in your travel plans and drive to the conditions.

For more information, please call the NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Tue 7 Sep 2021, 8.13am to Mon 4 Oct 2021, 8.14am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Sep 2021, 10.01am

Other planned events: Notice of aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison, for the control wild dogs and foxes. This program will be conducted in northern Kosciuszko National Park (Lake Eucumbene to Lone Pine Trail), along with Yaouk and Scabby Range Nature Reserves between Monday 13 September and Friday 17 September 2021.

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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please call Tumut Office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Sep 2021, 12.21pm

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail

Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed. 

Other options for cycling include Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

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Applies from Thu 3 Sep 2020, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Sep 2021, 3.43pm

Other planned events: 1080 Ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be ongoing between Wednesday 1 September 2021 and Thursday 17 March 2022 along management trails in Tollingo Nature Reserve and Woggoon Nature Reserve.

Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points or trail junctions throughout the reserve.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pest and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs should 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 please call the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Sun 29 Aug 2021, 9.56am to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 9.57am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Aug 2021, 8.53am

Other planned events: 1080 pest control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using chicken wings and/or commercially prepared bait containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be conducted between Wednesday 1 September and Thursday 30 September 2021 in Yanga National Park, Yanga Nature Reserve and Yanga State Conservation Area.

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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the local office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Wed 25 Aug 2021, 10.18am to Sat 2 Oct 2021, 10.18am. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Aug 2021, 12.48pm

Other planned events: Notice of aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial baiting program using wild dog baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison, for the control wild dogs and foxes. This program will be conducted in Kosciuszko National Park (Byadbo Wildnerness area), along with Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves on the following dates:

  • Helicopter: between 13 and 17 September 2021
  • Fixed wing aeroplane: between 20 September and 1 October 2021  

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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please call Jindabyne Office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Wed 25 Aug 2021, 4.37pm to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 4.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Aug 2021, 12.08pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

Between Wednesday 25 August and Thursday 30 September 2021, NPWS will conducting 1080 pest baiting programs in targeted areas of northern Kosciuszko National Park. The programs use meat baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes, and carrots containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of rabbits.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS estate. 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 please call NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Wed 27 Jan 2021, 8.40am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Sep 2021, 5.28am

Closed areas: Geehi Hut closed for pest treatment and repair

Geehi Hut is closed for termite control and repair. Please do not enter the closed area.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Khancoban Visitor Centre on 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Tue 28 Apr 2020, 9.17am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Aug 2021, 3.34pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dog and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Monday 23 August 2021 and Sunday 20 February 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • The north east precinct of Kosciuszko National Park (within the Adaminaby/Yaouk wild dog control area)
  • Yaouk Nature Reserve
  • Scabby Range 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, and 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 please call the NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Mon 9 Aug 2021, 8.50am to Tue 30 Nov 2021, 8.52am. Last reviewed: Sat 11 Sep 2021, 10.13am

Safety alerts: Take care on fire trails

The fire trails within this park have been affected by long periods of wet weather. Please drive carefully, and be aware of uneven ground and fallen trees. 

For more information call the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100. 

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Applies from Wed 4 Aug 2021, 2.53pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Aug 2021, 2.53pm

Safety alerts: Water across the roads

Please be aware the road between the park entrance, Terarra Creek camping area and Dripping Rock picnic area now includes a number of water crossings.

Please be aware that while creek crossings have a concrete culvert or rock base, vehicle trails are made from a natural surface or gravel and can be prone to damage in ongoing wet weather.

Please drive to the conditions.

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Applies from Fri 6 Aug 2021, 12.00pm to Sun 6 Feb 2022, 1.04pm. Last reviewed: Tue 3 Aug 2021, 10.57am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between 7 August 2021 until 6 February 2022. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these pests on neighbouring stock.

Baiting programs will be conducted in the Adaminaby/Yaouk, Snowy Plain, Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park;

  • Yaouk/Adaminaby area from Lone Pine Trail to Lake Eucumbene
  • Denison
  • Eucumbene
  • Happy Jacks
  • Snowy Plain
  • Kalkite Mountain
  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong

Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Scabby Range, Yaouk, Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. 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, please call the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Sep 2021, 3.31pm

Closed areas: Belah campground closure

Belah campground will remain closed until further notice. This is because the access road is closed.

This closure may be further extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

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Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Sep 2021, 3.30pm

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Detailed environmental assessments and planning needs to be conducted before maintenance works can be completed.

This closure will remain in place until further notice. 

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

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Applies from Wed 28 Jul 2021, 5.42pm to Mon 15 Nov 2021, 5.43pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Jul 2021, 4.03pm

Safety alerts: Rising river alert Snowy River below Jindabyne Dam

Planned environmental flow releases from Jindabyne Dam into the Snowy River will occur in August and September 2021, with several high flow events scheduled.

Please be aware waterways can rise quickly and without warning. Conditions in and along the river could be dangerous. Please stay away from areas where flows are high and banks may be unstable.

A number of campgrounds and picnic areas are located close to the river and access may be impacted during high flows. Information on daily planned water releases can be found on the Snowy Hydro website.

For further information, please contact the Jindabyne Office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Wed 28 Jul 2021, 12.56pm to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 12.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Sep 2021, 8.24am

Safety alerts: Rising river alert Upper Murrumbidgee River

Planned environmental flow releases from Tantangara Dam into the Murrumbidgee River will occur in August and September 2021, with several high flow events scheduled.

Please be aware waterways can rise quickly and without warning. Conditions in and along the river could be dangerous. Please stay away from areas where flows are high and banks may be unstable.

The Bicentennial National Trail and a number of other trails cross the river. Access may be impacted during high flows. Information on daily planned water releases can be found on the Snowy Hydro website.

For further information, please contact Tumut Office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Sun 1 Aug 2021, 7.51am to Mon 31 Jan 2022, 4.36pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Jul 2021, 5.04pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program between Sunday 1 August 2021 and Monday 31 July 2022 in Goobang National Park. The program involves the use of Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. 

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 please call the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Sat 12 Jun 2021, 2.31pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Jul 2021, 12.26pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed - Lower Alpine Way

The following areas are closed until further notice due to significant storm damage and potential tree risk to visitors:

  • Bicentennial National trail (BNT) - Tom Groggin to Geehi
  • Geehi Horse campground

Signs will be in place around closed areas. 

Please contact the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555 for more information.

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Applies from Thu 15 Jul 2021, 4.24pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Aug 2021, 11.10am

Closed areas: Caloma lookout closed

Caloma lookout is closed from 5pm Thursday 15 July 2021 until further notice due to unsafe access road conditions.

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

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Applies from Thu 15 Jul 2021, 12.17pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Aug 2021, 12.17pm

Closed areas: The Towers closed to rock climbing, abseiling

The Towers is closed to rock climbing and abseiling from 1 July to Friday 31 December 2021 for peregrine falcon breeding season. No rock climbing or abseiling are permitted at The Rock Nature Reserve during this time. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Thu 8 Jul 2021, 8.17am to Wed 29 Sep 2021, 9.22am. Last reviewed: Fri 20 Aug 2021, 8.03am

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions

Due to recent works, trails in Brindabella National Park may become wet and slippery following rain, frosts or thunderstorms. Avoid trails in wet weather and drive safely to conditions.

Trails that may be affected include:

  • Dingi Dingi trail
  • Baldy Range trial
  • Webbs Ridge trail
  • Waterfall trail
  • Lowells Flat trail
  • McIntyres trail
  • Powerline trail 
  • Folly trail 

Always check the NPWS webpage for the latest advice on closures and safety information before heading out.

For further information, please contact the Queanbeyan Office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Wed 30 Jun 2021, 2.33pm. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Aug 2021, 2.11pm

Closed areas: Willandra group campground closed

The group campground at Willandra National Park is closed for sewerage infrastructure works. Willandra campground will remain open.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Thu 15 Apr 2021, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 29 Jun 2021, 4.37pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to roadworks

Access to this park is closed due to extensive roadworks being done by Cobar Shire on Pullpulla Road. At this stage, the NPWS does not have a date for when the road will be reopened.

For further information, please contact the Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640. 

Applies from Tue 29 Jun 2021, 2.29pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Aug 2021, 11.11am

Closed areas: Sawpit Gully trail partial closure

Sawpit Gully trail is partially closed to vehicles due to wet conditions. There is no access to the trail north of Greenbah campground and south of Caloma Trig.

You can access Caloma Trig from the north on Gundong Road via Eastern boundary trail, Pipeclay Creek trail, Sawpit Gully trail and Caloma Trig trail. Access to Greenbah campground is from the south along Sawpit Gully trail from Baldry Road.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please ring the NPWS Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Thu 24 Jun 2021, 12.44pm to Fri 29 Oct 2021, 12.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Jul 2021, 12.50pm

Closed areas: Hannels Spur walking track closed

Hannels Spur walking track is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees and storm damage.

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

 

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Applies from Sun 13 Jun 2021, 10.02am to Fri 1 Oct 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 24 Jun 2021, 3.01pm

Closed areas: Roads closures during winter

The following roads will be closed for winter, re-opening Friday 1 October 2021:

  • Geehi Walls Fire trail
  • Major Clews Fire 
  • Geehi Dam Road
  • Cabramurra Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Khancoban NPWS office 02 6070 8400

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Applies from Wed 23 Jun 2021, 4.00pm to Fri 1 Oct 2021, 4.14pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Jul 2021, 9.47am

Closed areas: Camping area and walking track closed

The Island Bend fire trail is closed to the border of Kosciusko National Park due to wet weather damage.

The Gungarlin River campground is also closed due to this closure. There is no access to the campground. Please check back for updates on when these areas will be re-opened.

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

 

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Applies from Mon 3 May 2021, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Jul 2021, 12.50pm

Closed areas: Thredbo Valley track closed to bikes

Thredbo Valley track is currently closed to bike riding due to wet weather, track works and hazardous conditions.

Sections of track open for walkers include:

  • Thredbo to Bridge 1
  • The Diggings to Bullocks Flat
  • Bullocks Flat to Gaden
  • Muzzlewood Loop
  • Bullocks Walking Track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the Snowy Region Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 13 May 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Jul 2021, 12.51pm

Safety alerts: Hazardous conditions on high altitude walks

Please note high altitude walks (above 1900m) are still covered in snow and conditions may be hazardous. More snow is forecast so please be aware of these conditions. Please note the following information when visiting these areas:

  • Refer to our Alpine Safety page
  • Complete a trip intention form 
  • Be prepared: Low visibility, extreme winds, heavy snowfalls can all occur without warning. Please wear and carry appropriate clothing, carry navigation equipment and be prepared for extreme condition. Track surfaces and signs may not be visible.
  • Travel with care: Choose your routes carefully. Steep and icy terrain and thin snow and ice cover over rivers and lakes can make travel very dangerous. 

There is still continuous snow cover on the higher parts of the main range. Please note the following information when walking in the areas listed below: 

Main Range Walk: Please expect numerous snow crossings, and make sure that:

  • Footwear is waterproof, solid (For stepping into steep snow drifts) and with good grip.
  • You take a map and compass and know how to use them (Sections of track are still not obvious under snow).
  • Take care and asses carefully before crossing the Snowy River. The river might be higher than expected and the stepping rocks slippery/icy. 

Summit trail/Summit walk: You will likely only encounter snow drifts along this walk.  Please note:

  • Make sure you're wearing good waterproof footwear for a more comfortable and safer walking
  • Snow along the walk presents a risk of going off track
  • You take extreme caution when walking across snow.

For more information, please call Snowy Region Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600.

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Applies from Thu 13 May 2021, 5.14pm. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Jul 2021, 12.51pm

Closed areas: Rawson Pass toilet closed

Rawson Pass toilet has been closed for winter.

Please carry out your waste or use the closest toilets at Seamans Hut, Charlotte Pass or Thredbo.

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Applies from Wed 12 May 2021, 10.00am to Fri 12 Nov 2021, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Apr 2021, 4.29pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program

A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Wednesday 12 May 2021 until Friday 12 November 2021 in the following parks:

  • Bogandyera Nature Reserve
  • Jingellic Nature Reserve
  • Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve

The program will also be conducted in the southern precinct of Kosiuszko National Park, which includes:

  • Geehi area
  • Maragle area
  • Tooma area
  • Indi Range area
  • Yellow Bog area
  • Everards area
  • Spring Creek area
  • Khancoban area

Aerial baiting will occur on the following dates:

  • 5th May 2021 to 7th May 2021 - Kosciuszko National Park
  • 12 May 2021 to 14th May 2021 - Bogandyera Nature Reserve, Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve, Jingellic Nature Reserve and Kosciuszko National Park

Should the weather postpone this operation, it will be undertaken on a suitable day soon after. Entry into 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, please call the NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.

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Applies from Tue 29 Sep 2020, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Mar 2021, 4.16pm

Closed areas: Yanga National Park office closed - still taking phone calls and emails

Yanga National Park office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions. You can still contact us by phone or email for information.

Visitors can still access the historic Yanga Homestead precinct between 8.30am and 4.30pm daily. A self-guided tour offering exclusive access inside the homestead is available from Balranald Visitor Information Centre or Balranald Caravan Park. Call the visitor information centre on 1800 444 043 for more information.

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Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 1.32pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 1.41pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Apr 2021, 8.45am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing between Thursday 1 October 2020 and Wednesday 31 March 2021 in the following parks and conservation areas:

  • Goonoo National Park
  • Goonoo State Conservation Area
  • Breelong National Park
  • Cobbora State Conservation Area
  • Coolbaggie 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 please call NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Mon 25 Feb 2019, 9.07am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 May 2021, 9.52am

Closed areas: Closed areas due to Snowy 2.0 works

Some areas of this park are closed due to the Snowy 2.0  works from Monday 25 February 2019, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. The closed areas are:

  • Lobs Hole Ravine Road 4wd trail
  • Wallace Creek lookout
  • Lobs Hole Ravine campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 2 Feb 2021, 4.43pm to Wed 31 Aug 2022, 4.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 9 Mar 2021, 10.07am

Safety alerts: Potential for unexploded ordnances (UXO) in Livingstone National Park

There is a Substantial risk of unexploded ordinances (UXO) within Livingstone National Park.

There is signage erected at all entrances to the risk area.

If you are driving, bushwalking or mountain biking in the area, you must keep to the formed trails within the UXO risk area. No camping or digging of any kind is permitted within the risk area.

For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 12.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Feb 2021, 9.03am

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions

There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.

For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Sat 12 Dec 2020, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Jan 2021, 10.04am

Closed areas: Mathewsons trail

Mathewsons trail is currently closed to all vehicle traffic due to an unstable road surface.

This trail is a side trail only and will not affect public access to the park.

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Applies from Fri 20 Nov 2020, 2.45pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Feb 2021, 10.26am

Safety alerts: Heavy vehicles on Tin Mines trail

There are currently logging trucks using Tin Mines trail between the Ferndale pine plantation and Tunnel Road. Tin Mines trail is the main access into Woomargama National Park.

The logging company have the trail well signposted indicating the presence of heavy vehicles and asking motorists to take extreme care.

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Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 5.46pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Sep 2021, 8.23am

Closed areas: Tantangara Mountain Hut (Harveys Hut)

Tantangara Mountain Hut (Harveys Hut) is closed for visitor use due to fire damage.

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Applies from Wed 7 Feb 2018, 10.06am. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Oct 2020, 1.58pm

Safety alerts: Hannels Spur track - difficult to follow

Hannels Spur track is difficult to follow and only suitable for experienced walkers. The track has been cleared but marking has not bee completed. Maintenance work is ongoing. For winter periods most of the higher altitude sections will be covered in snow.

For more information, call the NPWS Jindabyne Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 9.01am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 9.00am

Other planned events: Campground available for booking in Kyalite precinct

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Kyalite (Murray Valley), please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Tue 1 Aug 2017, 8.27am. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Feb 2019, 2.40pm

Other planned events: 1080 Baiting Programs

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) conducts ongoing and seasonal 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baiting programs in areas of Kosciuszko National Park. These programs are part of an integrated pest management strategy aimed at controlling wild dogs, foxes, feral pigs and rabbits. All baiting locations are identifiable to the public through signage erected around the baited area.

Domestic pets are highly susceptible to 1080 poison. Park visitors are reminded that dogs, cats and other pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted in Kosciuszko National Park.

For more information please contact the relevant NPWS office:

  • Tumut, call (02) 6947 7000
  • Jindabyne, call (02) 6450 5555
  • Khancoban, call (02) 6076 9373.

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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/lachlan-valley-national-park/local-alerts

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