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Warrumbungle National Park

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Last reviewed: Wed 19 June 2024, 9.14am

Applies from Wed 15 May 2024, 2.41pm to Wed 10 Jul 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 9.14am.

Other planned events: Roadworks around Visitor Precincts

Roadworks will be underway on Warrumbungle NP Rd, Blackman Campsite Rd, and Canyon Concert Rd from Wednesday 15 May to Saturday 29 June 2024. Works will be undertaken from 6am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday.

These works are weather dependent and may involve road closures up to 15 minutes. Staff will notify impacted bookings of any planned road closures.

The road may be uneven and slippery during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff.

Affects 6 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 9.11am.

Closed areas: Section of Pincham trail to Grand High Tops closed due to rock fall hazard

The Breadknife walk (Pincham trail between Dagda shortcut turnoff and the Grand High Tops summit) is closed until further notice due to rock fall hazard. Do not enter the area.

Detour to Grand High Tops summit is via Dagda shortcut. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Center on 02 6825 4364.

Affects 1 location in this park: Show list

Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 11.13am.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground and aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous ground 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. In addition to this, an aerial 1080 baiting program is also carried out every six weeks to reach inaccessible areas also 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.

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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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