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Weetalibah Nature Reserve

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Applies from Mon 15 Apr 2024, 10.04am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Apr 2024, 2.36pm

Hazard reduction burns: Warrumbungle FPFA South

There is a planned Hazard Reduction burn in this park from 15/04/2024. The fire is called Warrumbungle FPFA South. 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 Fri 12 Apr 2024, 10.21am to Fri 19 Apr 2024, 10.22am. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 11.07am

Other planned events: Hazard reduction burning

The National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in the northern section of Warrumbungle National Park from Monday 15 April to Friday 19 April 2024.

Walking tracks and campgrounds will not be impacted by this burn and will remain OPEN.

 

This burn is called Warrumbungle FPFA South HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Thu 2 Feb 2023, 9.20am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Apr 2024, 8.02am

Safety alerts: Reduce speed and drive to conditions

Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this reserve, leaving them washed out and/or under water for long periods of time. While they have dried out, access trails can still have rough surfaces and require maintenance. Please reduce speed, drive to conditions, and be aware of your surroundings. Heavy plant may be working in the area and care should be taken if you come across them. 

 

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

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Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 11.07am

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

The Breadknife walk (Pincham trail between Dagda 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.

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Applies from Tue 13 Jun 2023, 9.58am to Mon 30 Dec 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Apr 2024, 9.07am

Closed areas: Coolah Tops National Park areas closed

The following areas are currently closed:

  • Grass Trees walking track entrance via the Barracks campground is closed due to track damage. Grass Trees walking track is accessible via The Pinnacle Road.
  • Snow Gums walking track is closed because of severe storm damage to the track. 

 

Forest Road between Coolah Creek Road and the entrance of Coolah Tops National Park has been damaged by heavy rain, particularly the steeper slopes, however the Park is still accessible. Forest Road is managed and maintained by Warrumbungle Shire Council. Please refer any inquiries concerning this road directly to the Council.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Apr 2024, 9.23am

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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