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Yabbra National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 16 February 2024, 9.51am

Applies from Wed 17 Aug 2022, 12.02pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 12.03pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 9.51am.

Closed parks: Yabbra National Park closed

Yabbra National Park is closed until further notice. The closure is due to damage from recent weather events, planned roadworks and ongoing pest control programs.

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 5.11pm

Closed areas: Byrrill Creek walking track closed

Byrrill Creek walking track is closed due to landslips and erosion following severe rainfall. 

An alternative walking track is now available. Visitors can access this 3km return track from behind the camp kitchen in Cutters Camp campground.

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

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Applies from Thu 8 Feb 2024, 4.18pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 4.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Feb 2024, 9.35am

Closed areas: Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive partial closure

Due to ongoing wet conditions Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive will be closed between Peacock Creek Road and Mount Babyl until Saturday 23 March 2024 dependant on actual rainfall and on ground conditions. The road will remain open between Cambridge Plateau picnic area and the Bruxner Highway. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

  • Peacock Creek campground will remain open and can be accessed via Peacock Creek Road, Sextonville Road or Iron Pot Creek Road
  • Cambridge Plateau picnic area and Culmarran Valley Track and Cambridge loop walk will remain open and accessible from the south via the Bruxner Highway
  • Guests wish to access the cabin north of Cambridge Plateau picnic area can do so from the south via the Bruxner Highway
  • Many local roads are still impacted by pot holes and similar damage from recent flooding, all visitors should drive with care and to conditions

Penalties apply for non-compliance.For further information call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 1 Feb 2024, 10.07am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 10.08am. Last reviewed: Thu 1 Feb 2024, 10.10am

Closed parks: Jubullum Flat Camp closed

Jubullum Flat Camp Aboriginal Area is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees and related works.

 

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

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Applies from Thu 18 Jan 2024, 4.13pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 4.13pm. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Feb 2024, 9.44am

Closed areas: Murray Scrub Wlaking Track closed

Murray Scrub walking track is closed due to storm damage until 23 March 2024.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the Kyogle area office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 11 Jan 2024, 3.04pm to Mon 1 Apr 2024, 3.05pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 9.40am

Closed areas: Tweed Range Scenic Drive Closed - Border Ranges NP partially closed

Border Ranges National Park is partially closed due to the damage sustained to Tweed Range Scenic Drive & Brindle Creek Loop in recent weather events.  Estimate opening date is 31st March 2024. 

Sheepstation Creek campground remains open and access is from Wiangaree via Lynches Creek road and Forest road only.

This closure includes Tweed Range Scenic Drive, Forest Tops campground and all day use areas accessed via Tweed Range Scenic Drive.

 

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

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Applies from Wed 24 Jan 2024, 2.54pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 2.54pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Feb 2024, 9.43am

Safety alerts: Peacock Creek campground 4WD/AWD access only

Peacock Creek Campground is accessible by 4WD or AWD only until further notice.

Many local roads are still impacted by large pot holes and similar damage from recent flooding, all visitors should drive with care and to conditions.

- Iron Pot Creek Road is suitable for 4WD or AWD only due to the current condition of the crossing at Toonumbar Dam

- Sextonville Road and Peacock Creek Road (western end) are only suitble for 4WD due to deep creek crossing and severe road surface damage

- The north of Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive is currently closed due to hazardous conditions

Penalties apply for non-compliance.For further information call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 11 Jan 2024, 1.17pm to Sun 1 Sep 2024, 1.17pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 9.52am

Closed areas: Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road closed

From 1 January 2024, Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road are closed until winter 2024. Estimated re-opening dates will be provided in late April 2024.

Sherwood lookout and Murray Scrub lookout remain closed until the roads are re-opened. Iron Pot Creek campground and Murray Scrub walking track are only accessible via Murray Scrub Road from Afterlee.

Both roads are not safely trafficable in wet conditions and are therefore seasonally closed from late spring until late autumn dependant on rainfall during the wet season. There may also be additional closures during forecast weather events and damage during the winter period.

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

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Applies from Tue 7 Nov 2023, 4.34pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 4.34pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Jan 2024, 11.50am

Safety alerts: Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive - 2WD access north of Cambridge Plateau picnic area in dry weather only

2WD access along Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive north of Cambridge Plateau Picnic Area limited to dry weather only.

The road has sections that can become slimmery and muddy following rain due to erosion and damage caused by flooding in March 2022. Roadworks are scheduled to repair the road by June 2024.

The road may be temporarily closed when extended periods of wet weather or high rinfall totals are forecast. Please drive with care as some local roads leading to the park still have areas of flood damage including pot holes and wash out areas.

 

Note that 2WD access for guests staying at the private cabin north of the picnic area will be able to access the cabin at all times unless the road is formally closed through an additional alert on the website. 

 

For more information, contact the Kyogle NPWS office on 02 6632 0000 or npws.richmondriver@environment.nsw.gov.au.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Feb 2024, 8.50am

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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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/yabbra-national-park/local-alerts

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