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 Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:24:59 +1000
Fires - Advice: Long Nose Point Fire, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase
There is a fire in this park called Long Nose Point Fire, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase. 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: Bairne trail and Longnose Point closed - bushfire
The following areas of West Head in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park are closed due to bushfire:
- Bairne trail
- Soldiers Point track
- Soldiers Point
- Longnose Point
- Portugese Beach
This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
For more information, please contact 02 9451 3479.Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway
A 1080 baiting program will be underway in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park from Thursday 1 August 2019 to Friday 31 January 2020. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) as buried baits or ejector capsules are laid continuously and in an ongoing manner on tracks and trails in this park. Do not touch baits or ejector devices as 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 please contact the NPWS Forestville area office on 02 9451 3479 or the NPWS Lane Cove National Park area office on 02 8448 0400 during business hours. After business hours, contact the NPWS after-hours call centre on 02 8579 0537.