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Pilliga National Park

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Applies from Wed 21 Apr 2021, 9.11am to Mon 31 May 2021, 9.16am. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Apr 2021, 1.13pm

Other incidents: Mouse Plague - Central West and North West NSW

There is currently a mouse plague affecting Central West and North West NSW. Consequently there are elevated numbers of mice in Warrumbungle National Park. Please remember to store food and rubbish securely and to keep doors and openings to vehicles and accommodation closed.

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Applies from Fri 26 Mar 2021, 1.23pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Apr 2021, 3.42pm

Closed areas: Picnic area and walking track closed

The Waa Gorge picnic area and walking track of Mount Kaputar National Park are closed due to recent rainfall and road maintenance on the Allambie Rd access from Friday 26 March 2021 until further notice. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Mon 19 Apr 2021, 12.21pm to Mon 26 Apr 2021, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Apr 2021, 9.55am

Closed areas: Sculptures in the Scrub campground, picnic area and walking track closed

Sculptures in the Scrub campground, picnic area and walking track will be closed Monday 19 April to Monday 26 April 2021 to allow for major road works.

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Applies from Mon 29 Mar 2021, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Mar 2021, 4.16pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for bushfire recovery

Some parts of this park are closed for bushfire recovery works. The closed areas are:

  • Bundabulla Circuit walking track
  • Kaputar Summit walking track. Note, the Summit lookout is accessible via road.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Sat 23 Jan 2021, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Jan 2021, 11.28am

Safety alerts: Drive with caution - No.1 Break Road

No.1 Break Road is rough in sections. Hazard signage indicates areas where extra caution should be taken. Take care and drive safely.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Jan 2021, 11.07am

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 Sun 29 Dec 2019, 1.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 4 Aug 2020, 11.04am

Closed areas: Roads closed in Pilliga Forest

Some roads in Pilliga West State Conservation Area and Pilliga West National Park are closed due to subsidence damage. Take care when driving in the area. Please obey all closure notices.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jul 2020, 9.06am

Other incidents: Warrumbungle National Park remote campsites: booking required

If you plan to camp at remote campsites along the Grand High Tops walk after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Warrumbungle National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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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/pilliga-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Pilliga Forest is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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