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Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 11 February 2019, 1.24pm

Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 30 Dec 2018, 10.15am.

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.

Affects 8 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Tue 3 Jul 2018, 1.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Feb 2019, 1.24pm.

Closed parks: Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area closed

All areas in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area are closed, except for the summit of Mount Canobolas. The park is anticipated to reopen at the end of February 2019. The park experienced a major bushfire in February 2018 and there is a danger of falling trees and branches, particularly during the current storm season. A large amount of walking track infrastructure has also been damaged and is currently being repaired.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 8 locations in this park: Show list

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sun 14 Oct 2018, 8.00am to Sun 31 Mar 2019, 5.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 28 Dec 2018, 7.42pm

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.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 15 Oct 2018, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 30 Dec 2018, 10.15am

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.

Affects 8 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 3 Jul 2018, 1.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Feb 2019, 1.24pm

Closed parks: Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area closed

All areas in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area are closed, except for the summit of Mount Canobolas. The park is anticipated to reopen at the end of February 2019. The park experienced a major bushfire in February 2018 and there is a danger of falling trees and branches, particularly during the current storm season. A large amount of walking track infrastructure has also been damaged and is currently being repaired.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

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/mount-canobolas-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

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  • in the Country NSW region
  • Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Emergency services

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Landscape in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area. Photo: Boris Hlavica