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Wollumbin State Conservation Area

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 18 September 2020, 12.39pm

Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.35pm to Fri 4 Dec 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.39pm.

Closed parks: Wollumbin National Park and State Conservation Area closed

Wollumbin National Park and State Conservation Area are closed to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. NPWS is working to reopen all parks where possible, however, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings.

Some of the best views of Wollumbin can be found along Pinnacle walk and lookout in Border Ranges National Park. You can also try Goorgana walking track or Pholis Gap walking track in nearby Nightcap National Park, or Best of All lookout at Queensland’s Springbrook National Park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information or contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 16 Sep 2020, 9.53am to Thu 24 Sep 2020, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Sep 2020, 12.02pm

Closed areas: Road maintenance closures

Parts of this park are closed while roadworks are completed. The closed areas are:

  • Oyster Lease Road is closed on Thursday 17 September and Friday 18 September 2020 and again on Monday 21 September and Tuesday 22 September 2020
  • North Head Road is closed on Tuesday 22 September to Thursday 24 September 2020

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 2.53pm to Fri 30 Oct 2020, 2.45pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.54pm

Closed areas: Cutters Hut closed due to construction works

Cutters Hut within Cutters Camp campground is closed due to construction works. NPWS is currently upgrading Cutters Hut to create a new camp kitchen for visitors as well as completing stage 2 of the campground upgrade. Construction works may cause some noise disturbance to visitors. 

For more information, call the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.35pm to Fri 4 Dec 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.39pm

Closed parks: Wollumbin National Park and State Conservation Area closed

Wollumbin National Park and State Conservation Area are closed to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. NPWS is working to reopen all parks where possible, however, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings.

Some of the best views of Wollumbin can be found along Pinnacle walk and lookout in Border Ranges National Park. You can also try Goorgana walking track or Pholis Gap walking track in nearby Nightcap National Park, or Best of All lookout at Queensland’s Springbrook National Park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information or contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Fri 18 Sep 2020, 10.19am to Tue 1 Dec 2020, 10.20am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.22pm

Closed areas: South Ballina Break Wall Road closed

The South Ballina Break Wall Road entrance is closed at Mobbs Bay due to traffic safety risks. Public vehicle access to South Break Wall is now prohibited. Walkers and cyclists can still access the closed section of road to get to the beach and break wall. Vehicles can still drive to the Mobbs Bay area within Richmond River Nature Reserve.

The closure will be reviewed at the end of November 2020 and is likely to be extended.

Please follow the directions of all signage and do not park in front of the boom gate as the area needs to be accessible for emergency service vehicles. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville office 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Wed 16 Sep 2020, 10.31am to Wed 28 Oct 2020, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Sep 2020, 11.33am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using buried meat baits containing 1080 sodium fluoroacetate poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be conducted between Tuesday 22 September 2020 and Wednesday 21 October 2020 at Tayling Ridge trail in Border Ranges National Park.

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.

For further information, call the NPWS Richmond River Area office on 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 27 Aug 2020, 2.13pm to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 11.23am. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Sep 2020, 1.09pm

Safety alerts: Peacock Creek campground access

Sections of Iron Pot Creek Road through Richmond Range State Forest are impassable for 2WD vehicles, and in very poor condition. 

To access Peacock Creek campground, use: 

  • Sextonville Road from the east
  • Peacock Creek Road from the west
  • Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive from the Bruxner Highway in the north.

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Applies from Fri 26 Jun 2020, 3.32pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 11.26am. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Sep 2020, 11.27am

Closed areas: Toonumbar Forest Drive and Coxs Road closed

Toonumbar Forest Drive and Coxs Road are closed until further notice. This includes Murray Scrub and Sherwood lookouts. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 14 Sep 2020, 2.21pm to Mon 21 Sep 2020, 9.55am. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Sep 2020, 11.05am

Closed areas: All walking tracks off Sheepstation Creek campground

All walking tracks off Sheepstation Creek campground are currently closed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 11 Sep 2020, 1.24pm to Mon 2 Nov 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Sep 2020, 3.29pm

Closed areas: Iron Pot campground

Iron Pot campground is remaining closed until Monday 2 November 2020 while extensive hazardous tree management works are completed.

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Applies from Fri 29 May 2020, 9.37am to Fri 16 Oct 2020, 4.40pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 10.36am

Closed parks: Toonumbar National Park closed

Toonumbar National Park is closed until Monday 16 October 2020 for the redevelopment of Iron Pot campground and picnic area. This closure includes Iron Pot Creek picnic area and Murray scrub walking track.

For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jul 2020, 2.09pm

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit and lookout closed

Bar Mountain circuit and lookout are closed for maintenance until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Tue 21 Jul 2020, 1.25pm to Tue 22 Dec 2020, 1.38pm. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Aug 2020, 10.00am

Other incidents: 1080 wild fox control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife will be laying 1080 ground baits in Brunswick Heads Nature Reserve (north of the river) from Tuesday 28 July 2020 to Tuesday 22 December 2020 to control the introduced European red fox.

The fox control program is part of the NSW Saving our Species Program for the conservation of priority threatened species such as beach stone curlew and the pied oystercatcher.

1080 warning signs will be placed at all authorised access points to the baiting location.

1080 is lethal to domestic dogs. Please restrain pets and working dogs and ensure they do not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning please seek immediate veterinary assistance. Domestic dogs are prohibited in all NSW National Parks, penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information contact the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Fri 15 May 2020, 8.13am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Jun 2020, 8.43am

Closed areas: Culmaran Valley track closed

Culmaran Valley track is closed due to faults in the track on the bridge. This closure will continue until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience. For further information call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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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/wollumbin-state-conservation-area/local-alerts

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