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Pilliga East State Conservation Area

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Applies from Wed 15 May 2024, 2.41pm to Wed 10 Jul 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 9.14am

Other planned events: Roadworks around Visitor Precincts

Roadworks will be underway on Warrumbungle NP Rd, Blackman Campsite Rd, and Canyon Concert Rd from Wednesday 15 May to Saturday 29 June 2024. Works will be undertaken from 6am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday.

These works are weather dependent and may involve road closures up to 15 minutes. Staff will notify impacted bookings of any planned road closures.

The road may be uneven and slippery during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff.

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Applies from Fri 7 Jun 2024, 1.48pm to Mon 24 Jun 2024, 1.56pm. Last reviewed: Sat 15 Jun 2024, 9.09am

Closed areas: Information bay closed

Some parts of Deriah Aboriginal Area are CLOSED from Friday 7 June to Monday 24 June 2024 while upgrade works are taking place. The closed areas are:

  • Winangabaa - Information Bay

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

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

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Applies from Mon 20 May 2024, 8.00am to Mon 1 Jul 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Jun 2024, 2.38pm

Closed areas: Dawsons Spring campground CLOSED due to upgrades

Dawsons Spring campground will be CLOSED from Monday 20 May until Monday 1 July 2024 due to closure of the amenities block for renovations. 

Dawsons Spring picnic areas and BBQs will remain open.

As an alternative, visitors are encouraged to camp at Bark Hut campground.

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

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

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Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 9.11am

Closed areas: Section of Pincham trail to Grand High Tops closed due to rock fall hazard

The Breadknife walk (Pincham trail between Dagda shortcut turnoff and the Grand High Tops summit) is closed until further notice due to rock fall hazard. Do not enter the area.

Detour to Grand High Tops summit is via Dagda shortcut. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Center on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Mon 17 Jun 2024, 6.00am to Sun 23 Jun 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Jun 2024, 9.15am

Closed areas: Closed areas for aerial pest control work

The following areas of Mount Kaputar National Park are closed from Monday 17 June to Sunday 23 June 2024 for an aerial pest control operation:

  • Beresford park area
  • Carinya area

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local NPWS office in Narrabri on 02 6792 7300 between 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday or visit the NSW National Parks safety page.

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Applies from Tue 11 Jun 2024, 6.00am to Mon 1 Jul 2024, 6.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Jun 2024, 9.15am

Closed areas: Barraba track closed due to maintenance

The Barraba track will be CLOSED from Tuesday 11 June until Monday 1 July 2024 due to maintenance works. 

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

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

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Applies from Fri 3 May 2024, 3.52pm to Fri 5 Jul 2024, 4.09pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 May 2024, 12.02pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program

The Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is conducting a ground baiting program from Friday 3 May 2024 to Friday 7 June 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Pilliga State Conservation Area and Pilliga 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 Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) on 0456 561 770 or NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000.

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 10.35am. Last reviewed: Mon 17 Jun 2024, 8.14am

Closed areas: Governor summit walking track CLOSED

The Governor (Corrunbral Borawah) summit walking track is closed until further notice due to elevated track damage. 

The Governor lookout walking track (from carpark to lookout platform) remains open. 

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

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Applies from Mon 8 Apr 2024, 6.00am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 Jun 2024, 8.33am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing aerial and ground baiting program in Mount Kaputar National Park from Monday 8 April 2024 to Monday 30 September 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock. Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location.

Domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS estate. 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.

For further information please contact the NPWS Barwon Area office on (02) 6792 7300.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 11.13am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground and aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous ground 1080 baiting in Warrumbungle National Park for the control of foxes. Meat baits and canid pest ejectors (CPE's) containing 1080 sodium fluoroacetate poison are laid in the Park north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway. In addition to this, an aerial 1080 baiting program is also carried out every six weeks to reach inaccessible areas also north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 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.

This program protects the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby. For more information, contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office on 02 6843 4000.

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