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Warrumbungle National Park

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Last reviewed: Mon 28 November 2022, 10.22am

Applies from Wed 21 Sep 2022, 12.28pm to Fri 2 Dec 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 28 Nov 2022, 10.22am.

Closed areas: Gunneemooroo campground closed

Gunneemooroo campground in Warrumbungle National Park is currently closed due to boggy/damaged access and damage to infrastructure caused by heavy rainfall.  This closure will be reviewed regularly and updated as soon as infrastructure is repaired and conditions improve.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Information Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Mon 24 Oct 2022, 4.00pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Oct 2022, 3.52pm.

Closed areas: Goulds Circuit walking track closed

Goulds Circuit walking track is closed from Tuesday 25 October 2022 for maintenance and renewal work. The track is expected to partially reopen as a shortened return walk in late 2022, and fully reopen by late March 2023. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Nov 2022, 8.20am.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous 1080 baiting in Warrumbungle National Park for the control of foxes. Meat baits and canid pest ejectors (CPE's) containing 1080 sodium fluoroacetate poison are laid in the Park north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway.

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 protects the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby. For more information, contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office on 02 6843 4000.

Applies from Tue 6 Sep 2022, 4.34pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 4.37pm. Last reviewed: Sun 16 Oct 2022, 8.06am.

Closed areas: Hurleys camp closed

Hurleys camp and walking track in Warrumbungle National Park is closed from Monday 8 August 2022 until further notice due to hazardous trees.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Information Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 17 Oct 2022, 12.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Nov 2022, 7.02am

Closed areas: All trails closed due to wet weather

The fire trails in this reserve are closed to all vehicles due to wet conditions. Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads, leaving them washed out and under water. Vehicles that enter the park are likely to become bogged and need specialist recovery. 

Walking and cycling activities can still occur within the park, however support vehicles are not permitted.

For more information, contact the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Sun 29 Dec 2019, 1.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 1 Nov 2022, 9.34am

Closed areas: Roads closed in Pilliga Forest

Some roads in Pilliga West State Conservation Area and Pilliga West National Park are closed due to subsidence damage. Take care when driving in the area. Please obey all closure notices.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sat 12 Feb 2022, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Wed 26 Oct 2022, 4.19pm

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions

Roads in Timmallallie National Park are rough in some sections because of erosion caused by heavy rainfall. High ground clearance vehicles are recommended on Rocky Road and County Line Road which access Salt Caves visitor area. Road conditions may change quickly following rainfall. Never drive through floodwater. 

For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011.

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  • in the Country NSW region
  • Warrumbungle National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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