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Tapin Tops National Park

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Applies from Fri 23 Feb 2024, 11.50am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 11.51am. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Feb 2024, 12.04pm

Other planned events: Planned Walking Track Works

Planned track works will be undertaken on Blue Gum Loop and Rocky Crossing walks from March 2024 to June 2024. Be aware of contractors and machinery operating in the area and follow any onsite signage or directions from staff or contractors. Temporary closures are expected and this alert will be updated with the details as necessary. 

For more information contact Gloucester NPWS Office on 02 6538 5300. 

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Applies from Mon 5 Feb 2024, 10.50am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2024, 2.05pm

Closed areas: Part of Wollomombi Falls picnic area is closed

Part of Wollomombi Falls picnic area is closed until 31 March 2024 due to geotechnical investigations. This closure may be extended.

This closure only affects a small section of the picnic area; all lookouts and walking tracks remain open.

For further information, contact Armidale office on (02) 6738 9100.

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Applies from Wed 21 Feb 2024, 3.50pm to Sun 10 Mar 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2024, 8.42am

Closed areas: Halls Peak is closed due to weather impacts on recent roadworks

Halls Peak campground and picnic area is closed from Wednesday 21 February 2024 to midnight on Sunday 10 March 2024 due to weather impacts on recent roadworks on steep sections of the trail.

For further information, please contact Armidale office on (02) 6738 9100. 

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Applies from Mon 5 Feb 2024, 11.49am to Fri 1 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 10.38am

Closed areas: Barrington Trail south Closed for trail works

Barrington Trail south will be closed to all public vehicles from Monday 5th February to Friday 1st March 2024 to allow NPWS contractors to undertake essential trail maintenance 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 dependant.

Due to the closure, both Little Murray and Junction Pools campgrounds will also be closed during this time.

Walkers and mountain bikers are still permitted to utilise the trail, and associated facilities, while it is closed to public vehicles.

NPWS apologies for any inconvenience.

For more information, please contact the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Wed 10 Jan 2024, 1.56pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 1.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 12 Feb 2024, 9.44am

Closed areas: Dawson River Walking Track - Closed for Repairs

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

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

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Applies from Thu 5 Oct 2023, 9.48am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 9.49am. Last reviewed: Mon 12 Feb 2024, 8.09am

Closed areas: 4WD Trail Closures

Most of the public-accessible 4WD trails in Barrington Tops National Park and State Conservation Area have now re-opened, after the annual season closure period.

However, the following 4WD trails remain closed, due to trail conditions:

  • Tugalow trail
  • Thunderbolts trail - between Barrington Tops Forest Road and Pheasants Creek Road
  • Barrington Trail south past the Junction Pools Trail

 

This closure does not effect public vehicle access to the Barrington Tops plateau campgrounds.

 

Walkers and mountain bikers are still permitted to utilise the trail while it is closed to public vehicles.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Thu 28 Dec 2023, 7.31am. Last reviewed: Tue 30 Jan 2024, 10.19am

Closed areas: Burraga Swamp Walk Closed

Burraga Swamp walking track is currently inaccessible to vehicles due to closure of Mt Allyn Rd. Forestry Corporation of NSW has closed the road due to a failed bridge. The reopening date is not known at this stage. For more information, phone Gloucester NPWS Office on 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Fri 19 Jan 2024, 9.31am to Fri 31 May 2024, 9.33am. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Feb 2024, 8.55am

Closed areas: Rockglen/Lea Hurst precincts closed for pest control operations

Western section of park closed for ground pest control operation

The western section of Curracabundi National Park (Rockglen and Lea Hurst precincts) is closed 9am, Friday 19 January 2024 to 10am, Friday 31 May 2024 for periodical ground based pest control operations that will be conducted throughout this period. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Barrington Tops Area Office 02 6538 5300.

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Applies from Mon 18 Dec 2023, 10.02am to Fri 28 Jun 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Dec 2023, 10.08am

Closed areas: Areas in Willi Willi national park closed for repair works

The following areas are closed for repair works until Friday 28 June 2024:

  • Wilson River picnic area
  • Wilson River Bridge on Hastings Forest Way
  • North Wilson Road
  • Waterfall Walk
  • Botanic Walk

Access to the Banda Banda Aboretum is open however extreme caution should be exercised. The trail becomes very slippery in damp or even misty weather and there is an increased risk of fallen trees blocking the trail. There are limited places to turn around safely if the trail is blocked. Visitors are encouraged to walk in to the Arboretum rather than drive.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 10.30am to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Feb 2024, 9.47am

Closed areas: Roads closed into Werrikimbe national park

Cockerawombeeba Road and Trail are closed until further notice due to extensive flood damage.

The roads will re-open once the Forestry Corporation completes repairs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Jan 2024, 2.26pm

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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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 12.00am to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2024, 9.53am

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 Fri 30 Jun 2023, 11.47am to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 11.47am. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 9.10am

Closed areas: Kumbatine National Park & State Conservation Area part closure

The following areas of this park and state conservation area are closed until further notice due to widespread flood damage:

  • West of Davis Road Access including Kumbatine Brook Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2020, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Feb 2024, 9.57am

Other planned events: Camping at Bretti Reserve

Bretti Reserve is a MidCoast Council managed campground. It is not attached to the National Parks and Wildlife Service Bretti Nature Reserve.

For information about camping at Bretti Reserve please call the MidCoast Visitor Information Centre in Gloucester on 1800 802 692 or follow the link below.

https://barringtoncoast.com.au/directory/bretti-reserve 

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Applies from Thu 9 Nov 2017, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Feb 2024, 9.57am

Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park

Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It's been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.

Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.

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