Popran National Park

Popran National Park is divided into 5 main section and sits north of the Hawkesbury River between Dharug NP and the Sydney-Newcastle freeway. The park protects many creeks, Aboriginal sites, some shore line of the Hawkesbury, interesting rock formationtions and a diverse range of flora and fauna. One of the five section is closed to the public and walking is more popular in the larger of the five. Walking during spring will reward you with many wildflowers, warmer days are great for enjoying the refreshing water holes.

There are alerts raised for Popran National Park as at Sun, 24 Jan 2021 09:41:31 +1100
Fires - Advice: Mount Olive
There is a fire in this park called Mount Olive. 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: Northern Popran National Park closed due to bushfire
The northern section of this park is closed due to bushfire. This is the section north of Popran Creek and east of Mangrove Creek. Do not enter the closed area. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
This fire is called Mt Olive. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Safety alerts: Ironbark Road access to picnic area - Last 850m 4WD only
The last 850m along Ironbark Road (Crown Road) to access Ironbark picnic area is currently limited to 4WD vehicles only. This section is not suitable to conventional 2WD vehicles due to a severely eroded hill along the Crown Road. Visitors to this section of the park travelling by conventional 2WD vehicles will have to walk the last 850 metres to access to the start of the park and Ironbark picnic area.