Brisbane Water National Park
Brisbane Waters National Park is situated south west of Gosford perched on the Hawkesbury River. The park is characterised by sandstone features, Aboriginal engravings, flowery heaths, bird life and spectacular water views. Brisbane Waters NP has many bushwalks through the are with the Great North Walk passing through the middle of the park.
There are alerts raised for Brisbane Water National Park
as at Mon, 20 Jan 2020 20:00:15 +1100
Safety alerts: Fires and closures
People planning a visit to Brisbane Water National Park, including the Great North Walk are urged to check for closures and fire bans
before heading out.
Visitors are advised to avoid remote areas during the current bushfire conditions and stay up to date with the fire situation by using the Fires Near Me app
or visiting www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fires-near-me
. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4320 4200 or visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.Fire bans: Park Fire Bans
A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:
- They're under direct control of an adult
- The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
- There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)
If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance
. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page