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 Sat, 29 Feb 2020 13:28:17 +1100
Closed areas: Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park - Track closure
All roads and visitor precincts in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park have now reopened. Most tracks and trails are now open, though visitors should take caution as some sections remain affected by recent storms.
Berowra track remains closed between Apple Tree Bay and the intersection of Mount Ku-ring-gai track until further notice while staff fix extensive storm damage.
For more information, contact the NPWS contact centre on 1300 072 757 or the North Western Sydney area office on 02 8448 0400.Safety alerts: Boat moorings in Cowan Waters
The NPWS public boat moorings in Cowan Waters may be out of service for a short period due to servicing and maintenance. Works are expected to finish by the end of February 2020. For more information, contact the Bobbin Head Information Centre on 02 9472 8949.Other planned events: 1080 pest management
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is doing 1080 ground baiting using manufactured baits, fresh baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.
The program is continuous and ongoing between 1 February 2020 and 31 July 2020. All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Penalties apply for non-compliance
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS estate. 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.
Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.
For more information, contact the local park office on:
Other planned events: Annual passes no longer available at Forestville office
- Forestville on 02 9451 3479 or Lane Cove on 02 8448 0400 (business hours)
- NPWS after-hours call centre: 1300 056 294 (after hours)
From Tuesday 31 December 2019, annual passes will no longer be sold at NPWS Forestville office. Passes can be purchased online, in person or by phone.
- Bobbin Head Information Centre. 688 Ku-ring-gai Chase Road, Mt Colah 2079. Open 10am to 4pm, 7 days a week.
- Lane Cove National Park office. Max Allen Drive, Lindfield 2070. Open 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757