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Yabbra National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 20 December 2022, 3.02pm

Applies from Wed 17 Aug 2022, 12.02pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 12.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Dec 2022, 3.02pm.

Closed parks: Yabbra National Park closed

Yabbra National Park is closed until further notice. The closure is due to damage from recent weather events, and roadworks on Joes Box, South Yabbra, Yabbra Plains and Pocupar Roads.

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 31 Jan 2023, 4.44pm to Mon 27 Feb 2023, 4.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 4.48pm

Closed areas: Iron Pot Creek Campground & Murray Scrub walking Track reopening

Iron Pot Creek Campground & Murray Scrub walking track within Toonumbar NP will reopen 27th February 2023

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Applies from Mon 11 Apr 2022, 4.36pm to Wed 1 Mar 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 4.44pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to storm damage

Toonumbar National Park and State Conservation Area are closed until further notice due to storm damage. 

The closed areas include:

  • Murray Scrub and Sherwood lookouts
  • Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road

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

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Applies from Tue 31 Jan 2023, 3.51pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 4.24pm

Closed areas: Mount Babyl road closed 2-2-23 to 17-2-23, for trail upgrsade works to the telco tower

Mount babyl track is closed from Thursday 2nd February to Friday the 17th February 2023 for an  upgrade of the mount babyl track.

Caution travelling on Cambridge Plateau forest drive is high recommended due to the  trucks will be traversing along Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive to complete the works on the mount Babyl Track.

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Applies from Tue 31 Jan 2023, 4.15pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 4.00pm

Closed parks: Parks closed due road maintenance works and flood damage.

This park is closed from Monday 2 May 2022 until Friday 30 June 2023, due to widespread damage following rainfall and flooding in March 2022.

Many creek crossings, roads and trails are closed and impassable due to a severe rainfall/ flooding event.

This park will re-open as soon as it is safe, after assessments and remedial works occur.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Grafton area office.

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Applies from Thu 9 Dec 2021, 8.00am to Wed 31 May 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 Jan 2023, 11.17am

Safety alerts: Road closure and safety advice - 4WD only and horse float restrictions

Spirabo Forest Way is open from the north-western end of Washpool National Park (from Scrub Road at Tenterfield), and is restricted to 4WD only. If entering the Four Bull Hut area with a horse float then entry and exit should be from this direction.

Access south of Four Bull Hut is unsuitable for horse floats, and requires 4WD with high ground clearance.

Access to Four Bull Hut via the following routes is also by 4WD only, in vehicles with high ground clearance:

  • Mount Spirabo Road from the New England Highway at Bolivia
  • Ten Mile Road in the south from Deepwater, on Spirabo Forest Way through Capoompeta National Park

The above accesses roads remain unsuitable for towing of horse floats. These roads are unsuitable for low clearance 4WDs or AWD vehicles.

Please be cautious and drive to road conditions. For further information, contact the local NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Tue 20 Dec 2022, 3.44pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 3.45pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Jan 2023, 4.14pm

Closed areas: Richmond Range National Park

Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive, Cambridge Plateau picnic area and Peacock Creek campground are open For use. 4WD recommended for access to Peacock Creek campground.

 

The following areas will remain closed:

  • Culmaran Valley track
  • Cambridge Plateau loop walk

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

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Applies from Mon 9 Jan 2023, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 9.18am

Closed areas: Bald Rock walk to the base of Bald Rock closed

Bald Rock Summit walking track will be closed to the base of Bald Rock from 8am Monday 9 January 2023. This closure is to support the installation of a new pedestrian bridge as part of upgrade works along the track to make the walk more accessible to all visitors. This closure includes the walking route directly up and down the face of Bald Rock.

Bungoona walk to the summit will remain open during this time, which is a more gradual climb around the side of Bald Rock to the summit.

For your safety please follow any directions from signage or staff on site. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 4 Jan 2023, 9.06am

Closed areas: Mebbin National Park Campground Open with closed access to some trails

Mebbin National Park and Cutters Camp Campground - OPEN 

Some of the walking tracks and trails remain closed due to landslips and erosion caused by the severe rainfall causing dangerous conditions during February/March 2022.

Areas that remain CLOSED until they are made safe:

  • Original section of Byrrill Creek Walking Track (closed due to severe landslip) alternative walking track now available.
  • Lemon Tree Road Fire Trail
  • Walters Road Fire Trail

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on (02) 66 708 600.

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Applies from Mon 5 Jul 2021, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Jan 2023, 9.51am

Closed parks: Bandahngan Aboriginal Area closed for upgrades

Bandahngan Aboriginal Area is currently closed for a major upgrade of facilities and safety works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 21 Oct 2022, 9.38am to Tue 28 Feb 2023, 9.39am. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Jan 2023, 9.58am

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions

The closure of this park has been extended until Tuesday 28 February 2023, due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events.

No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 6 Jan 2023, 9.55am

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 Glen Innes area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Local alerts

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