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Pilliga East State Conservation Area

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Applies from Wed 21 Sep 2022, 12.28pm to Fri 2 Dec 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 28 Nov 2022, 10.22am

Closed areas: Gunneemooroo campground closed

Gunneemooroo campground in Warrumbungle National Park is currently closed due to boggy/damaged access and damage to infrastructure caused by heavy rainfall.  This closure will be reviewed regularly and updated as soon as infrastructure is repaired and conditions improve.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Information Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Wed 23 Nov 2022, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Nov 2022, 3.02pm

Hazard reduction burns: Rocky Ck Mill HR

There is a fire in this park called Rocky Ck Mill 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 Mon 21 Nov 2022, 12.32pm. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Nov 2022, 12.40pm

Closed areas: Access to Sawn Rocks is closed

Access to Sawn Rocks is closed due to flood damage along Killarney Gap Road (SR133) until further notice. Narrabri Shire Council advises Killarney Gap Road is only open to residents. 

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

 

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Applies from Wed 9 Nov 2022, 4.15pm. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Nov 2022, 10.33am

Closed areas: Areas closed for aerial pest control operation

Some areas in Mount Kaputar National Park are closed from 6 am, Sunday 27 November to 6 pm, Friday 2 December 2022 for an aerial pest control operation. The closed areas are:

  • Waa Gorge picnic area and walking tracks
  • Sawn Rocks picnic area and walking tracks
  • Bundabulla Circuit, Eckford Lookout and Lindsay Rock Tops walking tracks
  • Mount Coryah, Kaputar Plateau, and Yulludunida walking tracks
  • fire trails throughout the park

The Dawson's Spring picnic area and campground, the Dawson's Spring Nature Trail, the Mt Kaputar Summit walking track and the Governor / Corrunbral Borawah lookout walking track will remain open for public visitation.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Narrabri National Parks office on Tel. 6792 7300.

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Applies from Thu 1 Sep 2022, 8.00am to Sun 1 Jan 2023, 7.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 23 Nov 2022, 10.16am

Closed areas: Bark Hut campground closed

Bark Hut campground will be closed due to redevelopment works until Sunday 1 January 2023. 

The following areas will be impacted by this closure:

  • Bark Hut camp sites, picnic areas, barbecues and amenities
  • Euglah Rock lookout and walking track

As an alternative, visitors are encouraged to camp at Dawsons Spring campground.

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

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

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Applies from Mon 14 Nov 2022, 9.10am. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Nov 2022, 9.08am

Closed areas: Barraba Track closed due to wet weather

The Barraba Track is closed at present due to the ongoing wet weather. The reason for the closure is to avoid further damage to the track surface.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the National Parks and Wildlife Service Office in Narrabri on Tel. 6792 7300.

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Applies from Wed 27 Apr 2022, 1.26pm to Sat 31 Dec 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sat 12 Nov 2022, 8.18am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program

Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is conducting a ground baiting program in Pilliga State Conservation Area and Pilliga National Park (Gilgai section) from 3 May 2022 to 31 December 2022.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

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 on 0457 873 871 or the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 for more information.

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Applies from Sat 12 Feb 2022, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Wed 26 Oct 2022, 4.19pm

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions

Roads in Timmallallie National Park are rough in some sections because of erosion caused by heavy rainfall. High ground clearance vehicles are recommended on Rocky Road and County Line Road which access Salt Caves visitor area. Road conditions may change quickly following rainfall. Never drive through floodwater. 

For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011.

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Applies from Mon 24 Oct 2022, 4.00pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Oct 2022, 3.52pm

Closed areas: Goulds Circuit walking track closed

Goulds Circuit walking track is closed from Tuesday 25 October 2022 for maintenance and renewal work. The track is expected to partially reopen as a shortened return walk in late 2022, and fully reopen by late March 2023. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Nov 2022, 8.20am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous 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.

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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Applies from Tue 6 Sep 2022, 4.34pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 4.37pm. Last reviewed: Sun 16 Oct 2022, 8.06am

Closed areas: Hurleys camp closed

Hurleys camp and walking track in Warrumbungle National Park is closed from Monday 8 August 2022 until further notice due to hazardous trees.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Information Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/pilliga-east-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

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