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Yarrigan National Park

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Applies from Thu 6 Jan 2022, 11.55am. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Jan 2022, 12.17pm

Closed areas: Areas closed due to road damage

The following areas are closed due to road damage:

  • Sculptures in the Scrub campground, picnic area and walking track 
  • Salt Caves campground and picnic area
  • Pilliga Forest lookout tower
  • Rocky Road and Top Crossing Road 

No.1 Break is open to light vehicles only. Please drive with caution.

Please obey all closure notices. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 24 Nov 2021, 9.33am. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Nov 2021, 4.49pm

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flooding

The following areas are closed until further notice due to ongoing rain events and flooding:

  • Western Way
  • Brumby Road
  • Wangan Road
  • All management trails within Pilliga West National Park and State Conservation Area.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 between 9am and 4pm daily.

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Applies from Fri 16 Aug 2019, 2.44pm to Wed 1 Jan 2025, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Jun 2021, 9.28am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous 1080 baiting in Warrumbungle National Park for the control of foxes. Meat baits and canid pest ejectors (CPE's) containing 1080 sodium fluoroacetate poison are laid in the park north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway.

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.

This program protects the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby. For more information, contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office on 02 6843 4000.

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Applies from Sun 29 Dec 2019, 1.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 4 Aug 2020, 11.04am

Closed areas: Roads closed in Pilliga Forest

Some roads in Pilliga West State Conservation Area and Pilliga West National Park are closed due to subsidence damage. Take care when driving in the area. Please obey all closure notices.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jul 2020, 9.06am

Other incidents: Warrumbungle National Park remote campsites: booking required

If you plan to camp at remote campsites along the Grand High Tops walk after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Warrumbungle National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/yarrigan-national-park/local-alerts

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