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Warrumbungle National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 16 July 2021, 2.32pm

Applies from Wed 9 Jun 2021, 2.57pm to Sun 1 Aug 2021, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Jul 2021, 2.32pm.

Closed areas: Gunneemooroo campground closed due to wet conditions

Gunneemooroo campground is closed due to wet and boggy access. The campground will re-open at 9am on Monday 2 August 2021, subject to reassessment of the access road conditions. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the Warrumbungle Visitor Information 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: Fri 25 Jun 2021, 9.28am.

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 Fri 5 Jun 2020, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jul 2020, 9.06am.

Other incidents: Warrumbungle National Park remote campsites: booking required

If you plan to camp at remote campsites along the Grand High Tops walk after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Warrumbungle National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
3 August 2021 Closed areas Areas closed for pest control operation Details

Applies from Tue 3 Aug 2021, 11.04am to Fri 6 Aug 2021, 11.05am. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Jul 2021, 4.09pm

The northern central section of Warrumbungle National Park is closed from midday Tuesday 3 August until midnight Thursday 5 August 2021 for a ground pest control operation.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Coonabarabran office on 02 6842 1311 between 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday or visit the NSW National Parks safety page.

Details

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 9 Jun 2021, 2.57pm to Sun 1 Aug 2021, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Jul 2021, 2.32pm

Closed areas: Gunneemooroo campground closed due to wet conditions

Gunneemooroo campground is closed due to wet and boggy access. The campground will re-open at 9am on Monday 2 August 2021, subject to reassessment of the access road conditions. 

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

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Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 1.32pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 1.41pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Apr 2021, 8.45am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing between Thursday 1 October 2020 and Wednesday 31 March 2021 in the following parks and conservation areas:

  • Goonoo National Park
  • Goonoo State Conservation Area
  • Breelong National Park
  • Cobbora State Conservation Area
  • Coolbaggie 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 (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.

For further information please call NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Sat 23 Jan 2021, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Jan 2021, 11.28am

Safety alerts: Drive with caution - No.1 Break Road

No.1 Break Road is rough in sections. Hazard signage indicates areas where extra caution should be taken. Take care and drive safely.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Jun 2021, 9.28am

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.

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Applies from Sun 29 Dec 2019, 1.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 4 Aug 2020, 11.04am

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 Fri 5 Jun 2020, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jul 2020, 9.06am

Other incidents: Warrumbungle National Park remote campsites: booking required

If you plan to camp at remote campsites along the Grand High Tops walk after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Warrumbungle National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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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/warrumbungle-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • 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.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day.

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Emergency services

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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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