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 Mon, 21 Jun 2021 09:06:38 +1000
Safety alerts: High water levels on Light to Light walk river crossings
Recent heavy rainfall is causing high water levels at Saltwater Creek, Woodbine Creek and Bittangabee Bay. Water levels may impact your ability to cross these creeks and continue along Light to Light walk.
Please be careful around these waterways and plan your trip in advance.

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 Friday 4 June 2021 to Saturday 4 December 2021 .
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:
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.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000. 

Closed areas: North Head Road closed due to storm damage
North Head Road is closed due to storm damage and is impassable to all vehicles. Terrace Beach and Lennards Island remain open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Merimbula NPWS office on 02 6495 5000.

Closed areas: Hergartys Bay campground closed
Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.