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Lachlan Valley National Park

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Last reviewed: Tue 16 October 2018, 11.01am

Applies from Sun 14 Oct 2018, 8.00am to Sun 31 Mar 2019, 5.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Oct 2018, 11.01am.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Monday 15 October 2018 and remains in place until Sunday 31 March 2019, 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. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Oct 2018, 1.11pm.

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains 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 more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
8 November 2018 Other planned events Aerial pest control program Details

Applies from Thu 8 Nov 2018, 7.30am to Thu 8 Nov 2018, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Oct 2018, 4.03pm

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial pest control program on Kalyarr National Park/SCA on Thursday 8 November 2018. Therefore, this reserve will be closed to the public during this time.

The pest control program is focused on managing feral pigs and other pest animals. It is part of the region's integrated pest management program, which includes cooperation with the Local Lands Service. The NPWS helicopter will be working at a low level throughout the target areas.

For more information call the NPWS Moama area office on (03) 5483 9100.

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Applies from Thu 18 Oct 2018, 8.00am to Thu 8 Nov 2018, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Oct 2018, 1.27pm

Other planned events: Aerial pest control operation

NPWS will be conducting an aerial pest control program on Yanga reserves from Monday 5  to Wednesday 7 November 2018.

This operation is part of the region's integrated pest management program, including corporation with the Local Lands Service, and will see the NPWS helicopter working at a low level throughout the target areas.

The program is for the management of feral pigs and other pest animals. 

All areas will remain open to the public during the control operations.

For more information please contact the Yanga National Park area office on (03) 5020 1764.

Applies from Sun 14 Oct 2018, 8.00am to Sun 31 Mar 2019, 5.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Oct 2018, 11.01am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Monday 15 October 2018 and remains in place until Sunday 31 March 2019, 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. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 3.27pm to Mon 1 Apr 2019, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Oct 2018, 4.51pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Monday 15 October 2018 until Monday 1 April 2019, and remains 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. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8.00am to Mon 29 Oct 2018, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 9 Oct 2018, 4.09pm

Closed areas: Coree Summit trail roadworks

Some areas of this park are closed from Monday 15 October to Monday 29 October 2018due to major roadworks on Coree Summit trail. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Coree Summit trail
  • Mount Coree summit

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Oct 2018, 1.11pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains 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 more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Fri 28 Sep 2018, 11.19am to Thu 1 Nov 2018, 4.48pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Oct 2018, 12.58pm

Closed areas: Thredbo Valley track status

All closed areas of the Thredbo Valley tracks have been reopened.

Cycling is now permitted in the following areas:

  • Between Thredbo Resort and Lake Crackenback Resort
  • Along the Lower Thredbo Valley track, out to the 9km point. Please note there are no exit options, and return is by same route. Beyond the 9km point remains a closed construction site.
  • Bullocks track
  • Muzzlewood track

Please report any incidents or obstacles on the tracks to thredbovalleytrack@environment.nsw.gov.au to ensure that they can be promptly responded to and rectified.

Track conditions will continue to be monitored throughout the riding season. Any closures will be posted as soon as relevant information becomes available. Track closures will occur from time to time during non-peak periods to permit essential track upgrade and maintenance works. These will be advised as they are programmed.

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 Mon 1 Oct 2018, 1.18pm to Mon 1 Apr 2019, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Oct 2018, 1.18pm

Fire bans: Fire ban - Yanga and Kyalite reserves

A park fire ban is in place for Yanga and Kyalite reserves and remains 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 more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Thu 27 Sep 2018, 11.43am to Wed 31 Oct 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 12 Oct 2018, 2.05pm

Closed areas: Winter road closure update

Visitors are advised that the following road closures are in place:

  • The Geehi Dam - closed until mid October 2018
  • Kosciuszko Road between Perisher and Charlotte Pass - Open from 2 PM - 12/10/18
  • Kings Cross Road, Cabramurra - closed until mid October 2018.

For further public road conditions, visit Roads and Maritime Live Traffic NSW.

Check NPWS Alerts before coming to the park to get up-to-date information on the closures still in place and to check local conditions. For more information on Kosciuszko National Park, visit the NPWS website, or call the NPWS Tumut Visitor Centre on 02 6947 7025 or the NPWS Jindabyne Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Mon 20 Aug 2018, 2.10pm to Wed 20 Feb 2019, 2.10pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Aug 2018, 4.54pm

Other planned events: Ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting control

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be undertaking a 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) wild dog and fox baiting program in Black Andrew Nature Reserve. The baiting will start on Monday 20 August 2018. Baits will be replaced regularly and the program is expected to continue for up to 6 months until Wednesday 20 February 2019.

Please remember that domestic pets are not permitted in the reserve, and that 1080 is lethal to domestic animals including pets. Please abide by all park signage.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact 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 Fri 3 Aug 2018, 9.26am. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Aug 2018, 9.43am

Closed areas: Alpine Way campgrounds – partial closure

Sections of Thredbo Diggings and Ngarigo campgrounds are closed. The closure is due to surface damage caused by vehicles driving on unhardened areas during periods of wet weather. These areas will be repaired when conditions permit, and reopened when possible.

Camping is still available at both campgrounds, however space is restricted due to these closures. Other options for camping include:

  • Tom Groggin campground on the Alpine Way
  • Island Bend campground on Guthega Road

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

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5620. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 15 Aug 2018, 2.17pm to Wed 13 Feb 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 28 Sep 2018, 11.36am

Other planned events: Ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting ongoing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) wild dog and fox baiting programs from Wednesday 15 August 2018 to Wednesday 13 February 2019. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, which also includes trapping and shooting, with the aim of 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/Merriangah Wild Dog plan areas.

This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park:

  • The 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 happening in Scabby Range, Yaouk, Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong nature reserves.

There will be signs around the baited areas to alert the public about the 1080 baiting in these locations.

Domestic pets are highly susceptible to 1080 poison. Dogs, cats and other pets and domestic animals are not permitted on NSW national parks, reserves and state conservation areas.

For more information please contact the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Wed 25 Jul 2018, 9.33pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Jul 2018, 11.23am

Fires - Advice: Railway Firetrail, Mount Hope

There is a fire in this park called Railway Firetrail, Mount Hope. 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 Mon 23 Jul 2018, 8.15am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Jul 2018, 12.34pm

Other planned events: Lobs Hole Ravine Road - roadworks

Minor delays may be experienced for traffic on Lobs Hole Ravine Road due to roadworks. Traffic control will be on-site to advise.

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Applies from Fri 22 Jun 2018, 9.00am to Mon 31 Dec 2018, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Aug 2018, 9.43am

Other planned events: Oolambeyan fox baiting program

An ongoing fox control program is underway in Oolambeyan National Park for the conservation of the critically endangered plains-wanderer.

Ground baiting and canid pest ejectors are active on park. Domestic pets are not permitted on Oolambeyan National Park. 

For further information about this pest management program please contact the NPWS Griffith area office on (02) 6966 8100.

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Applies from Fri 15 Jun 2018, 9.38am to Thu 1 Nov 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 16 Jul 2018, 8.40am

Closed areas: Seasonal closure of Murray River crossing

The Murray River crossing at Tom Groggin is closed from Friday 15 June 2018 to Thursday 1 November 2018, due to seasonal closure of roads in Alpine National Park. 

Tom Groggin campground will remain open. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Snowy Region Visitor Center on (02) 6450 5600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page  for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 21 May 2018, 4.34pm to Wed 31 Oct 2018, 4.25pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Jun 2018, 4.53pm

Other planned events: Rawson Pass toilet - closed for winter

Rawson Pass toilet is closed for winter. It will re-open in spring.

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Applies from Wed 7 Feb 2018, 10.06am. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Jul 2018, 3.47pm

Safety alerts: Hannels Spur track

Hannels Spur track is navigable but only for highly experienced walkers. Maintenance work has been recently carried out and is ongoing. The track has recently been marked/remarked on the lower sections and cleared on the upper sections.

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Applies from Fri 30 Mar 2018, 8.50am to Fri 9 Nov 2018, 8.48am. Last reviewed: Thu 10 May 2018, 6.47pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

NPWS are conducting an ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program in Jingellic Nature Reserve from Wednesday 4 April 2018 to Tuesday 9 October 2018. The program includes aerial baiting, intensive surface baiting, buried baits and canid pest ejectors that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, which also includes trapping and shooting, aimed at minimising the impacts of these pests on neighbouring stock.

All baited locations will be identifiable to the public through signage erected around the baited area. Domestic pets are highly susceptible to 1080 poison. Dogs, cats and other pets and domestic animals are not permitted in national parks or reserves.

For further information please contact the NPWS Khancoban area office on (02) 6076 9373.

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Oct 2017, 9.11am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in the 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 information about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 4.01pm. Last reviewed: Tue 24 Oct 2017, 9.38am

Other planned events: Increased activity associated with Snowy 2.0 feasibility study

If you're planning a trip to northern Kosciuszko National Park, be aware that there will be works associated with the Snowy 2.0 feasibility study drilling program in some areas.

Public access will not be affected other than at specific drilling and work sites. However, please note that you might encounter extra vehicle and truck movements from time to time. For further information about access to Kosciuszko National Park please contact the NPWS Tumut office on (02) 6947 7000.

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Applies from Tue 1 Aug 2017, 8.27am. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Sep 2017, 10.57am

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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Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2016, 3.10pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Dec 2016, 3.46pm

Other planned events: No access from the eastern side of Cocoparra National Park

Private property adjoins Cocoparra National Park on the eastern side and therefore no public access is permitted via Pleasant Valley Road. No public vehicle access is permitted along the Eastern Boundary fire trail, this is a management trail only.

If you are visiting the park, please enter from the western side, via Barrys Scenic Drive or Mount Bingar Road.

For more information please contact the NPWS Griffith area office on (02) 6966 8100.

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Applies from Fri 21 Oct 2016, 12.07pm. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Dec 2016, 3.16pm

Safety alerts: Disappointment Spur Bridge

Disapppointment Spur bridge over the Munyang (Whites) River is closed to all traffic, including pedestrians, due to damage to its foundations during a recent flood event. This means there is no access up Disappointment Spur trail to areas such as the Whites River corridor and Jagungal beyond. Walkers, skiers or mountain bikers can gain alternative access via Schlink Pass (Geehi) trail.

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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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Emergency services

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