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Mills Island Nature Reserve

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Applies from Thu 15 Sep 2022, 10.00am to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2023, 8.28am

Closed areas: Little Mountain campground and Little Mountain Road closed for repair

Little Mountain Road and Little Mountain campground are closed while Little Mountain Road is being repaired. The road is impassable.

Barricades are in place around the closed areas. Tattersalls campground and Double Wharf picnic area remain open.

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

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Applies from Mon 22 Mar 2021, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Mar 2023, 9.00am

Closed parks: Reserves closed due to severe weather event

Update Feb 2023: Contractors have commenced work on the landslips in The Glen NR, with the bridge/culvert works to follow. The Glen  Nature Reserve remains closed due to a number of failed bridges/culverts.

A number of NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service reserves are closed to vehicles until further notice due to damage from severe weather event. These include:

  • The Glen Nature Reserve

Landslips, collapsed bridges and culverts and hazardous trees have been reported across many areas. For your safety, please avoid these reserves until damage assessments can be made and any safety issues rectified. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Mon 6 Feb 2023, 10.53am to Fri 28 Apr 2023, 10.54am. Last reviewed: Sat 25 Mar 2023, 10.49am

Safety alerts: Construction work - The Ruins campground and picnic area

The Ruins beach amenities block and southern beach access are closed from Monday 30 January to Friday 7 April 2023 due to construction works. Please avoid the construction zone and use the northern track to access Seven Mile Beach.

The main amenities block is still open for use.

For further information please call the Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Tue 14 Feb 2023, 3.49pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Mar 2023, 8.35am

Closed areas: Upper Avon Road closed due to severe weather event

Update Feb 2023: Contractors have completed work on the landslips in Berrico NR, with the bridge/culvert works to follow. Upper Avon Road in Berrico Nature Reserve is currently closed to all vehicles between Berrico Road and Berrico Creek Road. This is due to the failure of an old log culverts and bridges.

A number of NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service reserves have closures to vehicles due to damage from severe weather events. These include:

  • Berrico Nature Reserve
  • The Glen Nature Reserve

Landslips, collapsed bridges and culverts and hazardous trees have been reported across many areas. For your safety, please avoid these reserves until damage assessments can be made and any safety issues rectified.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Tue 27 Dec 2022, 12.56pm to Mon 2 Dec 2024, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Jan 2023, 3.44pm

Closed areas: The Mungo Track detour due to flood damage

The boardwalk between Tamboi trail and Brambles Green campground is closed due to flood damage.

You will need to follow the detour on The Mungo Track at Mungo Bush. Please follow the walking track to the beach and then walk south for 4km.

Take the slashed management trail which connects the beach to Mungo Brush Road to re-join The Mungo Track route. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call Manning Great Lakes Area Office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2020, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Mar 2023, 8.54am

Other planned events: Camping at Bretti Reserve

Bretti Reserve is a MidCoast Council managed campground. It is not attached to the National Parks and Wildlife Service Bretti Nature Reserve.

For information about camping at Bretti Reserve please call the MidCoast Visitor Information Centre in Gloucester on 1800 802 692 or follow the link below.

https://barringtoncoast.com.au/directory/bretti-reserve 

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Applies from Wed 12 Oct 2022, 1.02pm to Sat 30 Dec 2023, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Jan 2023, 10.54am

Closed areas: Ferny Creek campground closed

Ferny Creek campground is closed until further notice due to a collapsed bridge on the access road.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.51pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 10.07am

Closed areas: Road closures due to severe weather event

Some roads within Myall Lakes National Park are temporarily closed due to the impacts of recent severe weather. The closed roads are:

  • Nerong Road (southern section)
  • Masons Bend Trail
  • Goochs Road and Sugarloaf trail.

NPWS are working on repairs and will reopen the roads once completed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 10.07am

Closed areas: Little River trail closed due to storm damage

Little River trail in Ghin-Doo-Ee National Park is closed until further notice due to significant storm damage. NPWS is working on repairing the damage as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Fri 17 Dec 2021, 7.22pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 10.07am

Safety alerts: Wallingat campgound access

Wallingat campground access is off The Lakes Way via Sugar Creek Road and River Road. Do not use Barbies Road or Link Road which are inaccessible to vehicles.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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