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 Tue, 09 Jun 2020 01:12:13 +1000
Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting for post bushfire relief
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a post fire relief aerial baiting program using fresh meat, containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing between Monday 1 June and Wednesday 8 July 2020. 
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs maybe affected (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 of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Blackheath office on 02 4787 8877.

Other planned events: Six Foot Track - camping registration
If you're planning to stay at a campground managed by Crown Lands (e.g. on Six Foot Track) from 1 June 2020, you now need to fill out the Crown reserves camping registration form.
To register fill in the online form and submit.
This link can be emailed or sent by text message. The form can be submitted on a smartphone or computer.
This is requiered to comply with the Public Health Order and COVID19 Safety Plans.

Closed areas: Blue Mountains National Park - closed areas
NPWS is working to reopen campgrounds and accommodation where possible, however some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings or for other reasons such as fire/flood damage.
From Monday 1 June, all reopened campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.
 
The following areas of Blue Mountains National Park are closed due to bushfire, COVID-19, track works and/or flood damage:
Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls
Bullaburrra to Linden
Blackheath, Medlow Bath, Mount Victoria and Bells Line
Eastern Blue Mountains National Park
Southern Blue Mountains National Park
Canyons
Rock climbing areas
The following areas are open: 
Katoomba
Blackheath, Medlow Bath and Bells Line of Road
 
If you arrive at your local national park or other public space and it is too crowded to practice social distancing, it's your responsibility to leave the area. 
NSW National Parks will be clearing fallen trees, removing tree hazards and undertaking minor repairs on damaged infrastructure over the next few months. Some tracks and sites may remain closed for longer periods where major infrastructure needs replacing.
To check which areas are closed, click the 'Show list' button on the Blue Mountains National Park page alert.
For further information call 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

Safety alerts: Murphys Glen campsite - wet weather access
Please note in very wet weather there is no vehicle access to Murphys Glen due to the road becoming impassable. The gate will be closed in these conditions with access to walkers only. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Closed areas: Closed campsites
NPWS is working to reopen all campgrounds and accommodations where possible, however, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings or for other reasons such as fire or flood damage. Those listed below are closed.
If you would like to stay at a reopened campground or cabin after 1 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all reopened campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

Closed areas: Undercliff track
Undercliff track will be closed for maintenance from Friday 20 March to Friday 31 July 2020.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre in Blackheath on 02 4787 8877.

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog baiting operation
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 wild dogs.
The program is ongoing from Friday 1 May until Tuesday 30 June 2020 in the following parks and reserves:
All baiting locations will be signposted. 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 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.
For further information call the NPWS Kanangra area office on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Partial closure - Echo Point lookout
Part of the Echo Point lookout in Katoomba is closed until August 2020 due to upgrades. For more information visit Echo Point upgrades or contact the Blue Mountains City Council on 02 4780 5000.

Safety alerts: Caution - Victory track tree fall and landslide
The Victory track has changed track conditions due to fallen trees, debris and trip hazards. The trail is rough and steep in sections because of erosion caused by flooding. Take care along this route.
For more information, contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877 or the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200.

Closed areas: Dunphys campground
Dunphys campground in Blue Mountains National Park is closed due to substantial flood damage to the timber bridge over Galong Creek. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877.

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.