Watagans National Park

There are alerts raised for Watagans National Park as at Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:52:09 +1000
Closed areas: Campgrounds and picnic areas closed
All campgrounds and associated picnic areas are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

Closed areas: Gap Creek Falls and Forest walk closed
Due to current closures of Gap Creek and Bangalow campgrounds in Watagans National Park, there is no vehicle access along Bangalow Road from Mt Faulk Road to the track-head for the start of the following walking tracks:
For more information contact NPWS Central Coast Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.

Safety alerts: Fox and wild dog baiting program
A fox and wild dog baiting program will take place in Watagans National Park from Monday 30 March 2020 until Friday 17 April 2020, on the northern side of Watagan Forest Road. The program is to reduce feral predator threats to native animal populations such as brush-tailed rock wallabies.
Please remember that domestic dogs are prohibited in NSW national park. For more information, contact the NPWS Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.

Closed areas: Closed campgrounds
Campgrounds are closed in this park. Camping and social gatherings will not be permitted in these areas from Friday 27 March 2020, until further notice.

Safety alerts: Watagan Road - not suitable for 2WD vehicles
Watagan Road from the cattle grid at the end of Heaton Road south, uphill to the intersection of Watagan Forest Road is currently not suitable for 2WD vehicles. The road is rough and steep in sections because of erosion caused by rain and vehicle traffic. Roadworks to repair the road will be scheduled when resources become available. Take care and drive safely.
For more information, contact the local NPWS Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.

Closed areas: Click Creek fire trail and Slippery Rock Road
Click Creek fire trail is closed due to extensive storm damage. The trail will remain closed until maintenance works can be completed. Slippery Rock Road is closed due to eroded surfaces making conditions unsafe. The road will reopen, subject to consent conditions once maintenance work is completed. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance For more information, contact the NPWS Central Coast Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Mount Faulk Road
Mount Faulk Road north of Jenkins Road is currently not suitable for 2WD vehicles due to recent storm damage. The road is rough and rutted in sections due to erosion caused by torrential rain in February 2020. Roadworks are being scheduled to repair the road in the coming months. Visitors should take care and drive safely.
For more information, contact the local NPWS Central Coast Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.

Closed areas: Circuit walking track
Circuit walking track from Boarding House Dam picnic area is closed from Saturday 25 January 2020. The closure is due to a major tree fall across the track head. To prevent injury from falling tree limbs, there is no unauthorised access to the walking track or The Moss Wall until the area can be made safe.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS Central Coast Lake Munmorah area office on 4972 9000 during office hours.