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Mount Kaputar National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 8 March 2018, 3.19pm

Applies from Thu 1 Mar 2018, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Mar 2018, 3.19pm.

Safety alerts: Fire-affected trees in burnt areas - stay on formed walking tracks

The recent Bobbiwaa Creek fire in Mount Kaputar National Park has burnt around 3000 hectares of the national park.

Please be aware that the burnt areas will pose a safety risk to visitors from falling trees and branches over next few months. If you're visiting, stay on formed walking tracks and avoid walking off track through burnt areas.

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
25 September 2018 Closed areas Aerial pest control operations Details

Applies from Tue 25 Sep 2018, 12.00pm to Fri 28 Sep 2018, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Aug 2018, 11.48am

Parts of Mount Kaputar National Park will be closed from 12pm, Tuesday 25 September to 6pm, Friday 28 September 2018 due to aerial pest operations. This closure will remain unless otherwise extended or removed.   

All visitors are advised to stay on formed tracks and follow all closure notices.

The following areas will be closed:

  • Upper Bullawa Creek precinct and picnic areas
  • Yulludunida walking track
  • Mount Coryah walking track
  • Scutts fire trail, Scutts Hut and Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls walking track
  • Rocky Plateau fire trail and Kaputar Plateau walk
  • Barraba track
  • Waa Gorge Precinct

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on (02) 6792 7300, Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 16 May 2018, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 16 May 2018, 8.37am

Hazard reduction burns: Boonalla HRB

There is a fire in this park called Boonalla HRB. 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 Wed 16 May 2018, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 May 2018, 2.26pm

Hazard reduction burns: Boonalla SFAZ South HR

There is a fire in this park called Boonalla SFAZ South HR. 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 Thu 12 Apr 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Apr 2018, 4.36pm

Hazard reduction burns: Dowe Central Valley HR

There is a fire in this park called Dowe Central Valley HR. 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 Thu 1 Mar 2018, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Mar 2018, 3.19pm

Safety alerts: Fire-affected trees in burnt areas - stay on formed walking tracks

The recent Bobbiwaa Creek fire in Mount Kaputar National Park has burnt around 3000 hectares of the national park.

Please be aware that the burnt areas will pose a safety risk to visitors from falling trees and branches over next few months. If you're visiting, stay on formed walking tracks and avoid walking off track through burnt areas.

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Applies from Thu 6 Nov 2014, 2.55pm. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Jul 2016, 4.05pm

Closed parks: Woodsreef State Conservation Area closed

This park is closed until further notice due to potential health risks from possible asbestos contamination. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Glen Innes area office on (02) 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks website safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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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Emergency services

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