Blue Mountains National Park

Attracting over 3 million visitors annually, Blue Mountains National Park holds some of Australia's most spectacular and diverse wilderness areas. Explore the Grose Valley, with its sheer sandstone cliffs, waterfalls and scenic walking, or enjoy the famous views of the Three Sisters. Easy access makes a day trips very worthwhile, but with such diversity it would be great to stay in one of the many B&B's and spend a few days soaking up the region.

There are alerts raised for Blue Mountains National Park as at Sat, 24 Aug 2019 08:21:08 +1000
Closed areas: Mount Hay Road closed after roadworks
Mount Hay Road remains closed to vehicle traffic at the entrance gate. Walkers and cyclists can still access the area. The following areas are also closed:
The road surface is very loose after maintenance and could be easily damaged by vehicles. The closures will be in place until the site receives significant rain.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Heritage Information Centre on 02 4787 8877.

Closed areas: Undercliff track closed Wednesdays to Fridays
Undercliff track is closed Wednesdays to Fridays for walking track maintenance from Wednesday 21 August to Friday 6 September 2019.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Heritage Centre, Blackheath on 02 4787 8877.

Closed areas: Overcliff track closed Wednesday to Fridays
Overcliff track will be closed Wednesdays to Fridays for walking track maintenance from Wednesday 21 August to Friday 13 December 2019. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Heritage Centre, Blackheath on 02 4787 8877.

Closed areas: Grand Canyon closed to canyoners
Grand Canyon in Blue Mountains National Park will be closed to canyoners from Wednesday 21 August to Friday 30 August 2019. This is due to work repairing safety barriers. There will be no access for canyoners during the closure.
Grand Canyon Loop walking track will remain open to walkers only.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Heritage Centre, Blackheath on 02 4787 8877 from 9am to 4.30pm.

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog baiting program
NSW National Parks will be undertaking a wild dog control program in this park from Monday 12 August to Monday 9 September 2019. 1080 meat baits and ejectors will be laid during this period in the following parks:
1080 poison is lethal to dogs and cats. Visitors and neighbours are reminded that domestic animals are not permitted in national parks or reserves at any time. Warning signs will be displayed to notify park visitors.
For more information, call the NPWS Oberon office on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Amphitheatre track closed
Amphitheatre track is closed between Fern Bower and Leura Cascades Round walk due to a rockfall and the risk of further instability at the site. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Blackheath Heritage Information Centre on 02 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Murphys campground closed
Bedford Road and Murphys Glen campground are closed to vehicles at the entrance gate due to deteriorating road conditions and non-operational toilets. Cyclists and walkers are permitted but advised not to camp.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call Blue Mountains Heritage Information Centre on 02 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog ground baiting program
A 1080 wild dog ground baiting program will occur from Friday 12 April to Friday 10 May 2019. This program will be carried out in the Mount Werong / Jerrong area of Blue Mountains National Park on:
A reminder that domestic pets are not allowed in reserves managed by NSW National Parks and that 1080 is harmful to domestic pets.
For further information, please call the NPWS Kanangra office on 02 6336 1972.

Closed areas: Ingar campground closed
Ingar campground and Ingar Road are closed to vehicle access due to private property building works. The closure is indefinite because it relates to access through the private property. No opening date can be advised. NPWS apologises for any inconvenience caused.
Ingar Road and Ingar campground can still be accessed by walkers and cyclists.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Prince Henry Cliff walking track - between Leura Cascades and Solitary restaurant 
Prince Henry Cliff walking track is closed between Leura Cascades and Solitary restaurant until further notice. This closure is due to a landslide that has completely blocked the track. An alternative track is available via Leura Cascades Round Walk. Visitors can also walk from Leura Cascades to Solitary restaurant adjacent Cliff Drive but should be wary of traffic.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Partial closure of Batsh camp
A section of Batsh camp is closed due to the risk of tree branches falling. Further assessment and removal of dangerous branches will take place in the coming weeks. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Oberon area office on (02) 6336 1972 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: National Pass closed
National Pass remains closed between Valley of Waters and Slacks Stairs. The closure is indefinite following a serious rockfall in November 2017 which killed a worker and seriously injured two others. The area of the rockfall remains dangerous and the subject of external investigation. The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is reviewing how such geological hazards and visitor access can be managed. Visitors can access the base of the Wentworth Falls below the Grand Stairs. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens picnic area closed
Waratah Native Gardens picnic area is closed for maintenance. This includes the Gorge walking track. No access to the area is permitted. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Hawkesbury area office on (02) 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.