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Applies from Tue 18 Jun 2024, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jul 2024, 9.00am

Closed areas: Yacaaba Headland temporary closure

Yacaaba Headland, in southern Myall Lakes National Park at Port Stephens/Hawks Nest, is temporarily closed while environmental and cultural heritage assessments are undertaken.

Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Yacaaba Spit Track remains open and people can continue to walk along the beach.

For further information, email or call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes Area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Sat 6 Jul 2024, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Jul 2024, 9.17am

Safety alerts: Adverse road conditions - Diamond Head Road

Recent wet weather has impacted road conditions in Crowdy Bay NP. Drivers should reduce their speed and exercise caution when driving on roads throughout the park. 

Access for low clearance vehicles and caravans to Diamond Head, Indian Head and Kylies Beach campgrounds is best from the north along Diamond Head Road, via Dunbogan.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 6588 5555. 

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Applies from Tue 28 May 2024, 8.13pm to Sat 31 Aug 2024, 8.14pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Jul 2024, 9.19am

Closed parks: The Glen Road closed for Fire Access and Fire Trail Upgrades (FAFT)

The Glen Nature Reserve will be closed from Monday 29th May through to the 29th of July to allow contractors to deliver gravel to undertake Fire Access and Fire Trail (FAFT) Upgrades works. The closure has been put in place for the safety of both visitors and the contractors. The planned works and this closure may be weather dependent.

 

NPWS apologises for any inconvenience.

 

For more information, please contact the local NPWS Office on 6538 5300. 

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Applies from Mon 17 Jun 2024, 9.51am to Wed 18 Sep 2024, 6.52pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Jul 2024, 4.15pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed for maintenance

The following campgrounds in Myall Lakes National Park are closed until Wednesday 18 September for winter maintenance:

  • Boomeri campground
  • Brambles Green campground
  • Stewart and Lloyds campground
  • White Tree Bay campground
  • Mungo South campground

Mungo North campground is open.

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

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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 12.00am to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Jul 2024, 9.06am

Closed areas: Areas in Bago Bluff national park closed due to flood damage

Lemon Tree Road is currently closed due to damage caused by widespread flooding. These areas will re-open once repairs are completed

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

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Applies from Wed 3 Jul 2024, 12.57pm to Mon 30 Dec 2024, 1.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jul 2024, 1.01pm

Closed areas: Dawson River Walking Track - Closed for Repairs

Dawson River Walking Track is closed for bridge repairs from 10th January 2024 to 30th December 2024.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 6591 0300.

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Applies from Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.32am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.39am

Other planned events: Track works on Laurieton Track

Expect short delays on Laurieton Track from 3 June to 30 September 2024. Walking trail improvements and maintenance will be underway. Please follow the directions of signs and contractors at all times.

For more information, contact the Port Macquarie NPWS office on (02) 6588 5555. 

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Applies from Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.09am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 9.09am. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.31am

Other planned events: Expect delays on Grey Gum Ridge Road

Expect short delays on Grey Gum Ridge Road from 24th June to 31st July. Roadworks will be underway. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff. To avoid delays getting to Bird Tree Picnic Area please use Haydons Road. 

For more information, contact the Port Macquarie NPWS office on (02) 6588 5555.

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Applies from Fri 3 May 2024, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jul 2024, 8.24am

Closed areas: Ferny Creek Road repairs

Road works have begun on Ferny Creek Road and Ferny creek campground access trail. The closure will remian in place due to inclement weather and will re-open as soon as the trail is safe to do so.

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Applies from Wed 12 Oct 2022, 1.02pm to Tue 31 Dec 2024, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 May 2024, 3.39pm

Closed areas: Ferny Creek campground closed

Ferny Creek campground is closed until further notice due to a collapsed bridge on the access road.

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Applies from Fri 17 Dec 2021, 7.22pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 7.21am

Safety alerts: Wallingat campground access

Wallingat campground access is off The Lakes Way via Sugar Creek Road and River Road. Do not use Barbies Road or Link Road which are inaccessible to vehicles.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Tue 27 Dec 2022, 12.56pm to Mon 2 Dec 2024, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Apr 2024, 3.52pm

Closed areas: Mungo track detour due to flood damage

The boardwalk between Tamboi trail and Brambles Green campground is closed due to flood damage.

Walkers on the Mungo Track can take the detour at Mungo Brush. Please follow the walking track to the beach and then walk south for 4km. Take the slashed management trail which connects the beach to Mungo Brush Road to re-join the Mungo track.

For further information, please call Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jul 2024, 8.24am

Closed areas: Little River trail closed due to storm damage

Little River trail in Ghin-Doo-Ee National Park is closed until further notice due to significant storm damage. NPWS is working on repairing the damage as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

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