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Mullion Range State Conservation Area

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 17 September 2019, 11.44am

Applies from Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am.

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban - all Central West national parks

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Friday 27 September 2019 and remains in effect until Tuesday 31 March 2020 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, 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.

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Applies from Sun 26 May 2019, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2019, 4.46pm.

Hazard reduction burns: Ophir Road 4th Crossing

There is a fire in this park called Ophir Road 4th Crossing. 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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 17 Sep 2019, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Sep 2019, 2.15pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for helicopter operations

Some areas of this park will be closed on Tuesday 24 September 2019 for park maintenance that involves helicopter lifting operations. 

The closed areas are:

  • The Walls picnic area
  • Towac Way
  • Federal Falls walk
  • Hopetoun Falls walking track
  • Nature walking track
  • Snowgum walking track
  • Mount Towac walk

Visitors are advised that the helicopter operations will be happening in the vicinity of Orange View lookout, but this area will remain open.

Access to the summit of Mount Canobolas is not affected and will remain open to the public.

These closures will remain in place unless they are otherwise extended or removed.

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

Affects 1 park and 6 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban - all Central West national parks

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Friday 27 September 2019 and remains in effect until Tuesday 31 March 2020 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, 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 11 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 9 Sep 2019, 12.16pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Sep 2019, 12.21pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Sunday 1 September 2019 and remains in effect until Tuesday 31 March 2020. 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, 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 Sun 26 May 2019, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2019, 4.46pm

Hazard reduction burns: Ophir Road 4th Crossing

There is a fire in this park called Ophir Road 4th Crossing. 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.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 19 Mar 2019, 11.52am to Mon 30 Sep 2019, 11.47am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Mar 2019, 11.52am

Other planned events: Online Bookings for Glendora Campground

Glendora campgrounds will be moving to online bookings as of September 2019. Customers will be required to book either online via www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/bookings or over the phone on 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Sat 9 Mar 2019, 12.32pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Apr 2019, 8.49am

Closed areas: Hopetoun Falls walking track closed

Hopetoun Falls walking track is currently closed. No date has been set for reopening the track.

All other walking tracks and areas in the state conservation area are open to the public. Temporary directional signage is in place on some walking tracks. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640 or visit the NSW National Parks 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/mullion-range-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

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

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