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Mount Imlay National Park

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Last reviewed: Fri 6 October 2023, 2.51pm

Applies from Fri 29 Sep 2023, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 6 Oct 2023, 2.51pm.

Fire bans: Park 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, hexamine) 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, different rules apply. 

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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Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 29 Nov 2023, 4.17pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.25pm. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Nov 2023, 4.32pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Friday 1st December 2023 Sunday 30 June 2024 . The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Bournda National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Merimbula NPWS area office for more information on 6495 5000.

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Applies from Wed 29 Nov 2023, 11.16am to Thu 30 Nov 2023, 11.16am. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Nov 2023, 11.24am

Closed areas: Beowa National Park South Closure

Beowa National Park South has been closed due to wet and windy conditions with falling trees and flying debris being experienced.

The park condition will be reassessed by NPWS staff later in the day on the 29th Nov 2023.

For further information please contact NPWS Merimbula Office on 02 64955000

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Applies from Tue 28 Nov 2023, 11.12am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 11.13am. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Nov 2023, 2.22pm

Closed areas: Davidson Whaling Station - Southern Trail temporary closure

The Southern access trail at Davidson Whaling Station is temporarily closed to public access due to the presence of asbestos and the risk to public safety. the southern access trail is closed until remediation works are completed.  Penalties apply for entering closed areas. For further information contact Merimbula NPWS Office on 6495 5000. 

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Applies from Mon 27 Nov 2023, 8.58am to Fri 1 Dec 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Nov 2023, 9.05am

Other planned events: Vegetation Management works - Greenglades & Baycliff - Nadgee Nature Reserve

Greenlades & Baycliff Areas within the Nadgee Nature Reserve will be undertaking vegetation management works between 27 Nov - 1 Dec 2023. There will be traffic management control during this period.

For any further information please call NPWS Merimbula on 02 64955000.

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Applies from Fri 24 Nov 2023, 4.42pm to Thu 14 Dec 2023, 4.43pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Nov 2023, 4.52pm

Closed areas: Kangarutha Track - modified access

The Kianinny access to Kangarutha walking track is modified due closed areas for the construction of a pedestrian bridge of Kianinny Creek. Works will occur from Monday the 18th September to Friday 14th December 2023.

Follow all directional signs for the temporary access track and do not enter closed areas. Visitors will continue to have access to the playground, BBQs and some picnic tables at the Kianinny Park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact Merimbula Office on 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 13 Oct 2023, 1.08pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Nov 2023, 4.52pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Saturday 1 July 2023 to Sunday 30 June 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program will take place in:

  • Beowa National Park
  • Bournda National Park
  • Bournda Nature Reserve 
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section and North of Snowy Mountain Hwy)
  • Wadbilliga National Park

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. 

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting locations. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 

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 call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 29 Sep 2023, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 6 Oct 2023, 2.51pm

Fire bans: Park 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, hexamine) 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, different rules apply. 

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 Fri 24 Mar 2023, 12.51pm to Fri 1 Dec 2023, 12.52pm. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Nov 2023, 9.11am

Closed areas: Light to Light walk closure

The Light to Light walk is currently closed between Boyds Tower to Saltwater Creek from late July 2023 until December 2023 to allow for track upgrades. These closures will impact plans to complete the return-walk. This closure will not affect Saltwater Creek or Bittangabee campgrounds.

If you're booking your walk through a licensed tour operator, you can expect that these operators are being regularly informed by NPWS, so that track closure impacts can be planned for and managed.

Please monitor NPWS alerts for track closures, be prepared to modify your itinerary while track upgrades are being completed and consider transport options to divert around closed sections of the walk.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 24 Feb 2023, 12.25pm to Mon 19 Feb 2024, 12.26pm. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Nov 2023, 9.12am

Closed areas: South East Forests - Nungatta Predator Free Area Closure

Roads and trails closed for public access include Laings Road, Link Track, Alex Hut Fire Trail, Reef Road East, Reef Road West, Mervs East Fire Trail, Mervs West Fire Trail and Sandplot Track. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For any further information, please contact the NPWS Merimbula office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 25 Mar 2022, 4.56pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Oct 2023, 10.41am

Closed areas: Kanoonah Road (north) closed due to landslip

Kanoonah Road in Coolangubra section of South East Forests National Park is closed from Myanba Falls Road through to the northern park boundary due to a major landslip following recent heavy rainfall.

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

 

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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/mount-imlay-national-park/local-alerts

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  • Mount Imlay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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