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Tinderry Nature Reserve

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 15 June 2021, 2.28pm

Applies from Tue 15 Jun 2021, 5.00am to Fri 25 Jun 2021, 11.29am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Jun 2021, 2.28pm.

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control operation

This park is closed from 6am Tuesday 15 June to 6pm Friday 25 June 2021 for an aerial pest control operation. This program will target deer. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals, including threatened species. Other pest animals, including pigs, goats and foxes, will be targeted if observed during the operation.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Queanbeyan office on 02 6229 7166.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 18 Jun 2021, 6.00am to Mon 28 Jun 2021, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Jun 2021, 4.01pm

Closed areas: Closed areas for aerial pest control operation

The boundary areas of the northern precinct of Tallaganda National Park and State Conservation Area are closed from 6am, Friday 18 June to 6pm, Monday 28 June 2021 for an aerial pest control operation.

This program is in conjunction with adjoining property owners and aims to reduce the significant impact deer and pigs have on native plants and animals. No campground areas or firetrail access will be impacted by the program.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information on closure areas or to obtain a map of closure areas, contact the NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Sun 13 Jun 2021, 11.37am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Jun 2021, 2.29pm

Closed areas: Butmaroo firetrail closed

The Butmaroo Firetrail in the northern precinct of Tallaganda National Park and State Conservation Area is closed due to unsafe trail conditions. The trail will remain closed until repair work can be undertaken on the Mulloon Creek crossing and trail surface.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Queanbeyan office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Tue 15 Jun 2021, 5.00am to Fri 25 Jun 2021, 11.29am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Jun 2021, 2.28pm

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control operation

This park is closed from 6am Tuesday 15 June to 6pm Friday 25 June 2021 for an aerial pest control operation. This program will target deer. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals, including threatened species. Other pest animals, including pigs, goats and foxes, will be targeted if observed during the operation.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Queanbeyan office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Tue 1 Jun 2021, 6.00am to Mon 5 Jul 2021, 10.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 29 May 2021, 9.33pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for track upgrades

Some areas in this park will be closed from Tuesday 1 June to Monday 5 July 2021 for upgrades to The Big Hole walking track. The closed areas are:

  • The Big Hole walking track
  • Berlang campground
  • Marble Arch

Signs will be placed around the closed areas. Berlang campground will be unavailable for bookings on the NPWS website during this period.

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

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Applies from Tue 22 Dec 2020, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Mon 10 May 2021, 4.07pm

Closed areas: Deua River - Campgrounds closed

Major landslips on the Araluen Road have made the following campgrounds inaccessible from both Braidwood and Moruya:

  • Deua River campground
  • Bakers Flat campground
  • Dry Creek campground

These campgrounds will remain closed until the Eurobodalla Shire Council have cleared and repaired roads to safely allow access through these areas. For Further information and updates on the condition of Araluen Road, email Eurobodalla Shire Council on give them a call on 02 4474 1000.

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Applies from Fri 7 May 2021, 3.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 13 May 2021, 4.15pm

Safety alerts: Dangerous creek and river crossings following heavy rains

Due to recent heavy rainfall in the last 48 hours, NPWS advises all park users to avoid entering creek or river crossings to access areas of the park. Creek and river levels are currently at flood level and will likely take several days to drop.

NPWS also advises all park users to avoid using 4WD trails in Deua National Park this weekend after this recent rainfall event, as trails may become impassable and traffic may cause significant trail damage.

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Applies from Tue 4 May 2021, 10.12am to Fri 9 Jul 2021, 10.13am. Last reviewed: Tue 4 May 2021, 11.15am

Other planned events: Notice of aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting aerial baiting programs from Monday 10 May until Friday 21 May 2021, excluding weekends.

This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park:

  • Lone Pine Trail to Half Moon Peak
  • North of Pocket Saddle Road
  • East of Tantangara Road to Eucumbene Dam, Thredbo Valley

Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Yaouk and Scabby Range Nature Reserves. All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

These programs will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison and are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy.

Please remember that domestic pets are not permitted in National Parks. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) and must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information, please call the Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Fri 16 Apr 2021, 1.46pm to Sat 16 Oct 2021, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Wed 26 May 2021, 10.47am

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 16 April to Saturday 16 October 2021.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Araluen Nature Reserve
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
  • Berlang State Conservation Area
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Deua National Park
  • Egan Peaks Nature Reserve
  • Kooraban National Park
  • Majors Creek State Conservation Area
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • South East Forests National Park
  • Wadbilliga National Park
  • Yurramie State Conservation Area

There will be signs at all baiting locations.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Tue 1 Dec 2020, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Apr 2021, 5.16pm

Closed areas: Closed areas due to bushfire recovery works

The following areas in Deua National Park are closed:

  • Bendethera Caves walking track and cave access is closed due to significant fire damage. All track markers were destroyed by fire and are yet to be replaced. It is dangerous to walk off designated tracks in Karst areas. Please do not enter this area.
  • Mongamula East fire trail
  • Oulla Creek fire trail
  • Hanging Mountain lookout

These areas are closed due to substantial bushfire recovery works. Please keep out of the closure signs and any cordoned off areas. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For any further information, please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800.

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Applies from Fri 20 Mar 2020, 11.54am to Mon 20 Sep 2021, 11.46am. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Mar 2021, 1.30pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing in the following parks:

  • Tallaganda National Park
  • Tallaganda State Conservation Area
  • Gourock National Park

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 is part of an integrated pest control strategy, which also includes trapping and shooting, with the aim of minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock and native animal populations following the 2019/2020 bushfire season.

For further information please call the NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Tue 28 Apr 2020, 9.17am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Feb 2021, 2.58pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dog and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Friday 13th November 2020 and Wednesday 12th May 2021 in the following parks and reserves:

  • The north east precinct of Kosciuszko National Park (within the Adaminaby/Yaouk wild dog control area)
  • Yaouk Nature Reserve
  • Scabby Range Nature Reserve

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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please call the NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Wed 24 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Apr 2019, 5.03pm

Safety alerts: Some fire trails not suitable for trailer access

Within Deua National Park some trails are not suitable for trailer access. National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has had advisory signs in place for some time to encourage people towing 4WD trailers to avoid some of the steeper, harder-to-maintain trails in Deua National Park. However, due to ongoing damage to trails as a result of continued inappropriate use of 4WDs towing trailers on these signposted trails, NPWS is now prohibiting the use of trailers on the following trails in Deua National Park:

  • Dampier Mountain trail
  • Oulla Creek trail
  • Minuma Range trail
  • Merricumbene trail
  • Mongamula trail
  • Dry Creek trail

It is now an offence to tow trailers on these trails. The penalty for towing trailers on these trails is a $300 penalty infringement notice, or higher if the matter is taken to court. By keeping trailers away from these identified trails, you reduce the safety risk to yourself and others, reduce damage to the park environment and your assets and reduce park maintenance costs, a benefit to everyone. Trailer access to Bendethera is still available from Moruya via Little Sugarloaf Road and Bendethera trail. From Braidwood, this increases travel time by about 30 minutes to 1 hour. For more information, please contact NPWS Narooma on (02) 4476 0800.

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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/tinderry-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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