Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

A largely untouched wilderness on the northern boundary of Sydney, Ku-ring-gai Chase NP is one of Australia's oldest national parks. Here at the head of the Hawkesbury River, you'll find Aboriginal engravings and sites, as well as sandstone escarpments,

There are alerts raised for Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park as at Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:52:39 +1000
Fires - Advice: Cottage Point Rd, Cottage Point
There is a fire in this park called Cottage Point Rd, Cottage Point. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

Hazard reduction burns: Wilkins Hazard Reduction
There is a fire in this park called Wilkins Hazard Reduction. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

Hazard reduction burns: McCarrs Creek North Hazard Reduction
There is a fire in this park called McCarrs Creek North Hazard Reduction. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Wilkins hazard reduction burn and McCarrs Creek North hazard reduction burn
Some areas in Terrey Hills/Duffys Forest and West Head are closed from 7am, Sunday 16 September 2018 until further notice. This is due to 2 hazard reduction burns, including the Wilkins hazard reduction and McCarrs Creek hazard reduction.
The closed areas include:
This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Rural Fire Service or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway
1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate), as buried baits or ejector capsules, are laid continually on tracks and trails in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, and will be from Wednesday 1 August 2018 to Thursday 31 January 2019. Do not touch baits or ejector devices - they contain poison. 1080 is lethal to dogs and cats, and pet owners are reminded that domestic animals are not permitted in national parks.
For further information during business hours please call the NPWS Sydney North (Forestville) area office on (02) 9451 3479.

Closed areas: Closure of unathorised track near Ryland trail
NPWS will be closing and rehabilitating a section of an unauthorised track near Par 3 golf course in Terrey Hills. The track runs through an important Saving Our Species site, adjacent to Ryland trail in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
The unauthorised track runs through very important habitat for the critically endangered greville caylei and Duffys Forest Endangered Ecological Community. As such, NPWS will be working to protect these and other species and asks the public to please avoid using the area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call (02) 9451 3479 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.