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The Basin Nature Reserve

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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 19 Feb 2024, 1.38pm to Mon 26 Feb 2024, 1.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 8.42am

Closed areas: Areas closed for powerline maintenance

Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 19 February to Monday 26 February 2024 while the powerline easement is maintained. The closed areas are:

  • South west trail
  • South trail
  • South east trail
  • East trail

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

You can still access the Central trail, Northwest trail, View trail, North trail and Wallaroo trail.

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Applies from Mon 5 Feb 2024, 10.50am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 9.46am

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.

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

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Applies from Mon 19 Feb 2024, 6.00am to Fri 23 Feb 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 8.44am

Closed areas: Warrabah National Park campground and picnic areas closed

Some parts of Warrabah National Park are closed from 6:00am Monday 19 February to 6:00pm Friday 23 February 2024 while hazardous tree removal is taking place. The closed areas are:

  • Warrabah campground and picnic area
  • Boundary Hole picnic area
  • Gum Hole campground and picnic area
  • Billys Hole picnic area

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 Fri 1 Sep 2023, 10.05am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 6.04pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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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/the-basin-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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