Ben Boyd National Park

Ben Boyd National park is on the NSW South Coast, near Eden. The park was named and established in 1971, in the honour of Benjamin Boyd (1801-1851). Ben Boyd National park protects a wonderful section of coast line from Pambula to Green Cape, split into two distinct sections, one north of Eden and the other south. The park is well known for its contrasting red rocks, whale sighting, Boyd Tower, Green Cape Lighthouse and associated history. Ben Boyd National park offers some great insights into recent European history, Indigenous occupation and natural history. The park provides two campsites some other great recreational experiences.

There are alerts raised for Ben Boyd National Park as at Sat, 24 Sep 2022 18:13:23 +1000
Closed areas: Bittangabee Bay campground and picnic area closed for upgrades
Bittangabee campground and picnic area is closed between Tuesday 14 June and Thursday 8 December 2022 for upgrades.
This closure is weather-dependent and may be extended. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Closed areas: Boyds Tower precinct closed for upgrades
The Boyds Tower precinct will be closed from Monday 21 February 2022 until mid-October 2022 for upgrades.
Light to Light walk will remain open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Closed areas: Hegartys Bay campground closed
Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed until further notice due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Safety alerts: Bittangabee Storehouse closed
The historic storehouse at Bittangabee Bay is closed for safety reasons, until restoration works are complete.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Other planned events: Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicles
Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicle access from Walkers Rock intersection due to recent rain events.