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Wollemi National Park

Closed areas: Closed areas due to hazard reduction burn
Some areas of this park are closed due to a hazard reduction burn adjacent to Newnes. The closed areas are:
  • Newnes campground (cricket pitch side only)
  • Wolgan Valley east of Newnes to Rocky Creek 
  • Plateau east of Newnes to Rocky Creek and south to Deanes Creek
  • Firefly, Tiger Snake, Looking Glass, Devils Pinch, Newnes and Pipeline Canyons
  • Walking track from Newnes to Old Coach Road (towards glow worm tunnel)
  • Constance Gorge and Zobels Gully area south of Newnes
The hazard reduction burn is still active and visitors are advised to respect these closures.  
This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Blackheath area office on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Hazard reduction burns: Rocky Creek HR
There is a fire in this park called Rocky Creek HR. 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: McMahon's fire trail closed due to pest control
McMahon's fire trail is closed from Friday 11 May 2018 to Monday 21 May 2018 due to a pest control program. This closure will remain unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Richmond area office on (02) 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other incidents: 1080 wild dog baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a 1080 wild dog ground baiting program in Wollemi National Park as part of the Hunter Valley Combined Wild Dog Management Plan Program.
Ground baiting is expected to occur from Monday 7 May to Saturday 30 June 2018 in the following places:
  • Widden and Baerami valleys
  • Glen Gallic and Yarrawa
  • Martindale Valley
  • Appletree Flat and Bulga.
In all these baiting locations NPWS will using ejectors with 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate).
This baiting program is being carried out as part of a broader coordinated control program to mitigate the impacts of wild dogs on stock and wildlife. If you would like to become involved in the cooperative program please call Hunter Local Land Services on 1300 795 299.
All baiting will be done in accordance with legal requirements under the Pesticides Act 1999. Although not expected, some non-target or domestic animals may be affected, particularly domestic dogs. Domestic pets are not permitted within Wollemi National Park. We suggest that pets be restrained to ensure that they don't enter the baiting location during 1080 baiting operations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please contact the NPWS Wollemi Yengo area office on (02) 6574 5555.

Closed areas: Firefly Canyon
Firefly Canyon is closed due to fire damage and risk of falling trees. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Fires - Advice: Gibbs Creek
There is a fire in this park called Gibbs Creek. 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.

Fires - Advice: Kandos State Forest
There is a fire in this park called Kandos State Forest. 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: 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.