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Mount Kaputar National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 23 August 2019, 8.34am

Applies from Thu 15 Aug 2019, 4.57pm. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Aug 2019, 8.34am.

Closed areas: Closed areas - aerial pest control operation

Some areas of this park are closed from 8am Wednesday 4 September to 5pm Friday 6 September 2019 due to aerial pest control operations. 

Barraba track will be closed from Wednesday 4 September to Thursday 5 September 2019.

From Wednesday 4 September to Friday 6 September 2019, the following areas will be closed:

  • Waa Gorge picnic area and walking track
  • Upper Bullawa Creek area
  • Box Hill fire trail
  • Tubbaroo fire trail
  • Yulludunida walking track
  • Mount Coryah walking track
  • Scutts fire trail
  • Scutts Hut
  • Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls walking tracks
  • Rocky plateau fire trail
  • Kaputar plateau walking track
  • Beresford and Plagyan areas

Please stay on formed tracks in the open areas and follow all closure notices.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri office 02 6792 7300.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 11.45am to Fri 13 Sep 2019, 10.23am. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.16pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway

Ground baits containing ACTA 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) will be laid along various tracks and trails in Pilliga National Park, Pilliga Nature Reserve and Timmallallie National Park. This program will run from Friday 16 August to Friday 13 September 2019 to control fox populations.

1080 is poisonous to humans if swallowed and harmful if absorbed by the skin or inhaled. If poisoning occurs, contact the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26. For further information, please contact the NPWS Baradine office on 02 6843 4000.

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Applies from Thu 15 Aug 2019, 4.57pm. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Aug 2019, 8.34am

Closed areas: Closed areas - aerial pest control operation

Some areas of this park are closed from 8am Wednesday 4 September to 5pm Friday 6 September 2019 due to aerial pest control operations. 

Barraba track will be closed from Wednesday 4 September to Thursday 5 September 2019.

From Wednesday 4 September to Friday 6 September 2019, the following areas will be closed:

  • Waa Gorge picnic area and walking track
  • Upper Bullawa Creek area
  • Box Hill fire trail
  • Tubbaroo fire trail
  • Yulludunida walking track
  • Mount Coryah walking track
  • Scutts fire trail
  • Scutts Hut
  • Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls walking tracks
  • Rocky plateau fire trail
  • Kaputar plateau walking track
  • Beresford and Plagyan areas

Please stay on formed tracks in the open areas and follow all closure notices.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri office 02 6792 7300.

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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-kaputar-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Mount Kaputar National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Light dusting of snow on trees in winter, Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH