Ben Boyd National Park
Ben Boyd National park is on the NSW South Coast, near Eden. The park was named and established in 1971, in the honour of Benjamin Boyd (1801-1851). Ben Boyd National park protects a wonderful section of coast line from Pambula to Green Cape, split into two distinct sections, one north of Eden and the other south. The park is well known for its contrasting red rocks, whale sighting, Boyd Tower, Green Cape Lighthouse and associated history. Ben Boyd National park offers some great insights into recent European history, Indigenous occupation and natural history. The park provides two campsites some other great recreational experiences.
There are alerts raised for Ben Boyd National Park
as at Sat, 10 Apr 2021 16:13:24 +1000
Closed areas: Roads closed due to rain damage
North Head area trails are closed due to damage from rain. This includes:
- Terrace Beach
- Lennards Island
- North Head track
Trails will be closed from Wednesday 7 April 2021 until remedial works are complete. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
For more information contact the Merimbula office on 02 6495 5000.Closed areas: Green Cape Road Re-opened
Green Cape Road has been reopened. Slippery conditions may be encountered, proceed with caution. For further information please contact NPWS Merimbula on 02 6495 5000.Closed areas: Hergartys Bay campground closed
Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 4 January to Friday 4 June 2021.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:
- Ben Boyd National Park
- Bournda National Park
- Bournda Nature Reserve
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.