Wollemi National Park
There are alerts raised for Wollemi National Park
as at Thu, 09 Apr 2020 17:27:02 +1000
Closed areas: Wollemi National Park - closed areas
The following areas of Wollemi National Park are closed:
- Newnes campground, picnic area and Industrial Ruins
- Glow Worm Tunnel area and walking tracks
- Weir-Long Cave walk is closed at the junction with Pagoda Rocks walking track (Dunns Swamp)
- River Gauging station (Dunns Swamp)
- Bicentennial National trail – Widden to Glen Alice, Glen Alice to Jenolan
- Deep Pass campground and canyons in Wollemi National Park
- Wheeny Creek
- Sheepskin Hut
- Pipeline track
The following areas of Wollemi National Park are open:
Penalties apply for non-compliance.
- Please be aware that due to recent fires and floods there may be dangerous hazards in this park. These include falling trees and branches, flooded creeks and crossings, and debris on tracks.
- If accessing remote areas of national parks, please visit the Think before you TREK page
For further information call 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).Other planned events: 1080 baiting for post bushfire relief
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground and aerial baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and Canid Pest Ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing between Tuesday 31 March and Friday 31 July 2020.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 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.
For further information please call the NPWS Mudgee office on 02 6370 9000.Closed areas: Camping not permitted
Camping, including caravans and motor-homes, will not be permitted in national parks from Friday 27 March 2020 until further notice.
Penalties apply for non-compliance
. Safety alerts: Coorongooba campground - river access
Access to the Coorongooba campground is via a causeway through Capertee River. This causeway is subject to flooding.
The Capertee River can rise unexpectedly with heavy rains falling upstream, making the causeway impassable. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.
For more information please call the NPWS Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for park safety guidelines.Other planned events: Deep Pass campground toilet closed
The toilet at Deep Pass campground is temporarily closed due to capacity limitations. Planning for a new toilet facility is currently underway.
Please use minimal impact camping practices in this area. Large groups should consider camping at alternative sites. Groups in excess of 20 people require approval from the NPWS Oberon area office.Closed areas: Wheeny Creek campground - Boobook camp area closed
Boobook campground and picnic area within Wheeny Creek campground and picnic area is closed for management purposes. Penalties apply for non-compliance
. For more information, please contact the NPWS Richmond area office on (02) 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for park safety guidelines.Closed areas: Pipeline track
The Pipeline track between Glen Davis and Newnes is closed until further notice. There is no access across private property at Glen Davis, and trespassing is prohibited. For more information please call NPWS Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877, open 7 days a week, or NPWS Mudgee on (02) 6370 9000, Monday to Friday, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for park safety guidelines.