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The Castles Nature Reserve

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 16 Aug 2018, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 7.44pm

Fires - Advice: Devils Delight

There is a fire in this park called Devils Delight. 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 Thu 16 Aug 2018, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 7.10pm

Fires - Advice: Oaky River

There is a fire in this park called Oaky River. 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 Wed 1 Aug 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 5.57pm

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS HRB - NE Area - Church Rock

There is a fire in this park called NPWS HRB - NE Area - Church Rock. 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 Tue 14 Aug 2018, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 4.02pm

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS HR Yarras Mountain

There is a fire in this park called NPWS HR Yarras Mountain. 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 Tue 7 Aug 2018, 3.40pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 3.13pm

Fires - Advice: Mount Seaview

There is a fire in this park called Mount Seaview. 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 Thu 16 Aug 2018, 9.43am to Fri 17 Aug 2018, 9.38am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Aug 2018, 12.04pm

Closed areas: Googik Heritage track closed

Some areas of this park are closed due to pest management operations. The closed areas are:

  • Googik Heritage walking track
  • Innes Ruins Historic site

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 14 May 2018, 11.55am. Last reviewed: Mon 21 May 2018, 4.09pm

Other planned events: 1080 aerial wild dog program – New England Escarpment

A 1080 aerial wild dog baiting program will run in this nature reserve or park from Thursday 17 May to Thursday 14 June 2018 with the Local Land Services. 1080 baits will be laid across specific areas of the reserve. 1080 poison may be harmful to domestic animals. Please do not not handle or disturb any baits.

Domestic animals are not permitted in national parks, nature reserves or karst conservation areas at any time. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on (02) 6657 2309.

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Applies from Thu 29 Sep 2016, 12.21pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 May 2017, 9.29am

Closed areas: Banda Banda Road and Banda Banda Forest loop walk closed

Some areas of this park are closed due to storm damage. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Banda Banda Road - closed due to tree fall and land slip 
  • Banda Banda Forest loop walk - closed due to tree fall

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Macleay area office on (02) 6561 6700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/the-castles-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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