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Yabbra National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 7 January 2020, 9.21am

Applies from Thu 12 Dec 2019, 11.20am to Mon 30 Mar 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Jan 2020, 9.21am.

Closed parks: Parks closed due to fire

Tooloom National Park and Yabbra National Park are closed due to bushfires in and nearby the area. Fire fighters are active in these areas. To assist them and to ensure your safety, do not enter these parks. Penalties apply for non-compliance. The fires are called 'Blue Gum Road' and 'Bangala Creek'.

These parks may reopen Monday 30 March 2020, pending assessment after the current fires are controlled. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 12 Nov 2019, 12.25pm to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jan 2020, 9.57am

Closed parks: Park closed due to bushfires

This park is closed due to bushfire damage until Monday 30 March 2020. This closure will remain unless otherwise updated. 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.

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Applies from Sun 1 Dec 2019, 11.23am to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jan 2020, 1.22pm

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfire damage

This park is closed due to bushfire activity until Monday 30 March 2020, unless otherwise updated. 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.

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Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 1.30pm to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jan 2020, 6.43pm

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfires

This park is closed due to bushfire activity until Monday 30 March 2020, unless otherwise updated. 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.

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Applies from Sun 22 Dec 2019, 2.28pm. Last reviewed: Sat 18 Jan 2020, 6.10am

Fires - Advice: Myall Creek Road

There is a fire in this park called Myall Creek Road. 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 Wed 18 Dec 2019, 12.16pm to Sat 1 Feb 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Jan 2020, 2.36pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Clarence area

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 Thu 12 Dec 2019, 11.20am to Mon 30 Mar 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Jan 2020, 9.21am

Closed parks: Parks closed due to fire

Tooloom National Park and Yabbra National Park are closed due to bushfires in and nearby the area. Fire fighters are active in these areas. To assist them and to ensure your safety, do not enter these parks. Penalties apply for non-compliance. The fires are called 'Blue Gum Road' and 'Bangala Creek'.

These parks may reopen Monday 30 March 2020, pending assessment after the current fires are controlled. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Thu 8 Feb 2018, 8.42am. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Mar 2018, 11.28am

Safety alerts: Limited access to Peacock Creek campground

The access roads through Richmond Range State Forest to Richmond Range National Park are currently in very poor condition because of overgrowth and roadway erosion. Therefore, access to Peacock Creek campground from Sextonville Road, Iron Pot Creek Road and Peacock Creek Road is unsuitable for 2WD and 4WD vehicles. Visitors can access Peacock Creek campground from Bruxner Highway along Richmond Range Road and Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive. 

For further information please contact the NPWS Kyogle office on (02) 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 28 Apr 2016, 1.33pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 May 2016, 10.12am

Closed areas: Mt Clunie Road closed until further notice

Mt Clunie road is closed until further notice due to a collapsed bridge. There is a locked gate and access is restricted.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on (02) 6632 0000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

 

 

 

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 24 Jul 2017, 4.17pm

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to demolition of bridge from past flooding event. This closure applies until further notice. 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.

  • 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 (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

Contact

Emergency services

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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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