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Woko National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 24 January 2020, 10.10am

Applies from Thu 23 Jan 2020, 4.25pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Jan 2020, 10.10am.

Closed areas: Tracks and trail due to fire risk

Brush Turkey track and the Cliff Face track are closed due to fire and tree danger. Woko campground is open, with a Park Fire Ban in place. For more information please call the local NPWS office Gloucester on 02 6538 5300 or Scone office on 02 6540 2300.

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Applies from Fri 8 Nov 2019, 11.06am to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 2.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 20 Dec 2019, 2.47pm.

Fire bans: Park Fire Bans

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 13 Nov 2019, 5.02pm to Thu 2 Apr 2020, 4.51pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jan 2020, 6.48pm

Closed parks: Some parks closed due to fire

This park is closed because it's currently affected by fire or by the ongoing bushfire conditions.

Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 6591 0300 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

This park is closed until further notice, reviewed on a weekly basis.

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Applies from Tue 28 Jan 2020, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Jan 2020, 1.46pm

Fires - Advice: CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN

There is a fire in this park called CABBAGE TREE MOUNTAIN . 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 Thu 19 Dec 2019, 10.30am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Jan 2020, 3.54pm

Closed areas: Barrington Tops National Park plateau closed due to fire

The following areas are closed due to bushfires and fire danger: 

  • Little Murray campground
  • Junction Pools campground
  • Wombat Creek campground
  • Black Swamp campground
  • Corker trail
  • Link trail
  • Aeroplane Hill trail
  • Edwards Swamp trail
  • Big Hole trail
  • Polblue trail
  • All roads and walking tracks south of Barrington Tops Forest Road to Careys Peak, including Barrington trail

These areas will be closed until further notice, reviewed on a weekly basis. Do not enter these areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

The following areas are open:

  • Gloucester Tops and all Barrington Tops campgrounds and picnic areas north of Barrington Tops Forest Road
  • Picnic area and walks in the Williams River area (BBQ out of order).

Through access between Scone and Gloucester is possible along Barrington Tops Forest Road. Motorists are advised to be vigilant about bushfires in the area.

For further information, please call the local NSW National Parks Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300 or Scone office on 02 6540 2300.

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Applies from Thu 23 Jan 2020, 4.05pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Jan 2020, 10.48am

Closed parks: Curracabundi National Park and State Conservation Area - due to fire risk

Curracabundi National Park and Curracabundi State Conservation Area are closed due to fire risk. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Karamea homestead is also not available for farmstays until it receives more rainfall. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office Gloucester on 02 6538 5300 or Scone on 02 6540 2300.

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Applies from Thu 23 Jan 2020, 4.25pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Jan 2020, 10.10am

Closed areas: Tracks and trail due to fire risk

Brush Turkey track and the Cliff Face track are closed due to fire and tree danger. Woko campground is open, with a Park Fire Ban in place. For more information please call the local NPWS office Gloucester on 02 6538 5300 or Scone office on 02 6540 2300.

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Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 2.22pm to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jan 2020, 9.15am

Closed parks: Part closure - bushfire damage

The majority of this park is closed due to bushfire damage until Monday 30 March 2020, unless otherwise updated. The following areas remain open:

  • Wollomombi
  • Edgars lookout
  • Apsley Falls
  • Dangars Falls
  • Gara Gorge and Blue Holes picnic area

Do not enter the park as it is unsafe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Continue to check this website for alerts and updates.

Applies from Sun 10 Nov 2019, 3.01pm to Mon 30 Mar 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Jan 2020, 3.40pm

Closed parks: Closed national parks and reserves- Hastings Macleay Area

This park is closed until further notice due to bush fire damage and bush fire recovery. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. This park is expected to reopen on 30 March 2020. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555 or 02 6566 6168.

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Applies from Wed 13 Nov 2019, 3.45pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Jan 2020, 11.43am

Closed areas: Karamea Homestead closed - bushfires

Karamea Homestead is closed until further notice due to the fires nearby on Thunderbolts Way, particularly the Reserves Road, Mares Run bushfire. For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300 or visit the Rural Fire Service website. This closure will be reviewed on a weekly basis.

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Applies from Wed 13 Nov 2019, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Jan 2020, 11.36am

Closed parks: Park closed due to bushfire

This reserve is closed due to the Thunderbolts Way, Bretti bushfire. Do not enter the closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300 or visit the Rural Fire Service website. This park is closed until further notice, reviewed on a weekly basis.

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Applies from Sun 19 Jan 2020, 4.03pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jan 2020, 2.50pm

Closed areas: Ferny Creek campground temporary closure

Ferny Creek campground remains temporarily closed due to elevated fire risk, and damaged bridge along access road. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Wed 13 Nov 2019, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jan 2020, 2.16pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to dangerous fire conditions

This park is closed due to current fire danger conditions and the bushfire situation. Do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Sun 1 Dec 2019, 10.39am to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Jan 2020, 4.08pm

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfires

This park is closed until Monday 30 March 2020 due to bushfire activity. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Continue to monitor this website for updates.

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Applies from Wed 4 Sep 2019, 3.57pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Sun 29 Dec 2019, 12.18pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Fri 8 Nov 2019, 11.06am to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 2.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 20 Dec 2019, 2.47pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Bans

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Fri 13 Sep 2019, 11.44am to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 11.36am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Jan 2020, 12.59pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Sunday 1 September 2019 and remains in effect until Tuesday 31 March 2020.

Mill Creek and Ten Mile Hollow campgrounds are exempt.

During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Thu 14 Nov 2019, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Dec 2019, 4.31pm

Closed areas: Avoid remote areas of park until fire conditions improve

NSW National Parks advises visitors to avoid remote areas of all parks in this area until fire conditions improve. For further information contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Thu 7 Dec 2017, 1.28pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Jun 2019, 4.06pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog baiting program

NSW National Parks is running a 1080 wild dog baiting program in Ben Halls Gap Nature Reserve and National Park from Saturday 11 May 2019 to Monday 11 November 2019.

For further information, call the NPWS Scone area office on 02 6540 2300.

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Applies from Wed 5 Jun 2019, 12.08pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Jun 2019, 12.17pm

Safety alerts: Mount Royal Road very slippery - only suitable for 4WD vehicles

Recent rain has made Mount Royal Road very slippery, and only suitable for 4WD vehicles. Please drive carefully and be aware of the road conditions.

For more information, please call the NPWS Wollemi Yengo area office on 02 6574 5555.

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Applies from Thu 9 Nov 2017, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Dec 2018, 1.10pm

Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park

Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It has been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.

Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.

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Applies from Fri 28 Aug 2015, 11.01am. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Feb 2019, 9.11am

Closed areas: Partial road closures – Mount Royal and Cassells Roads

Some areas of this park are closed due to road damage following recent weather conditions. The closed areas are:

  • Mount Royal Road beyond Mt Royal. The road is gated at this point.
  • Cassells Road between Fal Brook Bridge and Keegans track.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Bulga office on 02 6574 5555 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/woko-national-park/local-alerts

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