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Applies from Sun 16 Jun 2024, 2.00pm to Sat 3 Aug 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 12 Jul 2024, 1.47pm

Closed areas: Campground closed for roadworks

Dalmorton campground is closed from 2pm Sunday 16 June until 10am Saturday 3 August 2024 to allow for roadworks and fencing repairs to be conducted.

Do not enter closed areas, and follow all directions of signage, staff or contractors. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jul 2024, 9.53am to Mon 30 Dec 2024, 9.54am. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Jul 2024, 11.49am

Other planned events: Yuraygir NP 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Monday 1st July 2024 to Monday 30th December 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program will take place in Yuraygir National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Grafton NPWS area office for more information on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 8 Jul 2024, 10.00am to Thu 18 Jul 2024, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Jul 2024, 10.19am

Closed areas: Campground and picnic area closed due to road conditions

Due to degraded conditions on the access road into Boundary Falls campground and picnic area following heavy rain, the access road is closed from 8am Monday 8 July until 2pm Thursday 18 July 2024.

Boundary Falls, Lyrebird Falls and Duffer Falls are still accessible on foot from other campgrounds and picnic areas, but please be mindful of additional distances required to undertake these walks.

Do not enter closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 25 Mar 2024, 3.09pm to Thu 1 Aug 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jul 2024, 4.07pm

Closed areas: Illaroo campground viewing platform

Illaroo campground viewing platform and part of the picnic area is closed form Monday 25 March 2024 until Thursday 1 August 2024 for replacement. The platform will be opened as soon as possible.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 66411500.

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Applies from Fri 12 Apr 2024, 9.55am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jul 2024, 4.04pm

Closed areas: Yellow Cutting Road partial closure

The section of Yellow Cutting Road between Newfondland Road and Bald Knob Tick Gate Road in Yuraygir National Park is closed due to a bridge defect.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jul 2024, 9.36am to Mon 30 Jun 2025, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jul 2024, 4.03pm

Closed areas: Rocky Point track steps closed

Rocky Point walking track stairs are closed from Monday 1 July 2024 to Monday 30 June 2025 for upgrade works.

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

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Applies from Wed 3 Jul 2024, 2.08pm to Thu 30 Jan 2025, 2.08pm. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jul 2024, 2.13pm

Other planned events: Susan Island 1080 Baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Monday 8th July 2024 to 30th January 2025. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Susan Island NR.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Grafton NPWS area office for more information on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jul 2024, 11.33am to Thu 18 Jul 2024, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Sun 7 Jul 2024, 12.38pm

Other planned events: Road maintenance works on T-Ridge Road in Nymboida National Park.

Road and roadside vegetation maintenance works will be occurring on T-Ridge Road and around the Nymboida River Campground from Monday 20 May until Tuesday 9 July 2024, pending weather.

Please comply with advisory signage. Vehicles will be able to access using T-Ridge road to the Nymboida River Campground and this campground remains open during these works. For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton Area office.

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Applies from Wed 5 Jun 2024, 7.03pm to Sun 25 Aug 2024, 7.19pm. Last reviewed: Wed 19 Jun 2024, 12.34pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting aerial and ground baiting programs. Aerial baiting is scheduled from Monday 10 June 2024 to Monday 17 June 2024. Ground baiting is scheduled from 10 June 2024 to Sunday 18 August 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs.

Aerial and ground baiting will occur in:

  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba State Conservations Area
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Bundjalung National Park
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park
  • Carrai State Conservation Area
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park
  • Chaelundi State Conservation Area
  • Cottan-Bimbang National Park
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Koreelah National Park
  • Kumbatine National Park
  • Mount Clunie National Park
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland State Conservation Area
  • Mount Neville Nature Reserve
  • Mount Seaview Nature Reserve
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Nymboida National Park
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • The Cells State Conservation Area
  • Tooloom National Park
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
  • Yabbra National Park

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information:

  • Richmond River area – 02 6632 0000
  • Clarence area – 02 6641 1500
  • Coffs Coast area – 02 6652 0900
  • Hastings/Macleay area – 6588 5555

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Applies from Fri 3 May 2024, 2.30pm to Thu 3 Oct 2024, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 May 2024, 2.47pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Thursday 9th, May 2024 to Wednesday 9th, October 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program will take place in Everlasting Swamp National Park and State Conservation Area.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Grafton NPWS area office for more information on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Sat 22 Jun 2024, 2.01pm

Other planned events: Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contacts

The Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contact details are:

  • Wooli River crossing - call 0439 409 909 
  • Sandon River crossing - call 0407 362 118
  • Corindi/Red Rock River crossing - no commercial service available

For further information please call the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Wed 28 Sep 2022, 3.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 12.47pm

Closed areas: Doon Goonge campground closed

Doon Goonge campground is closed for public safety.

Alternate nearby campgrounds include Dalmorton, Thungutti, Cod Hole and Platypus Flat, that can be booked on the NPWS website.

For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 10.05am

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice due to the demolition of a bridge from a past flooding event.

The closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

Please note:

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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