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 Mon, 29 Nov 2021 22:41:40 +1100
Closed parks: Ben Boyd National Park and Nadgee Nature Reserve and Wilderness Area closure
Ben Boyd National Park and Nadgee Nature Reserve and Wilderness Area are closed from 12 midday, Sunday 28 November to 12 midday, Thursday 2 December 2021 for an aerial  pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Safety alerts: Hazardous road conditions
Roadworks have recently been completed and visitors are encouraged to take extra care when using roads in this park during or after heavy rain events.
For further information, please contact NPWS Merimbula on 02 6495 5000.

Closed areas: Mowarry Point and Leatherjacket Bay - vehicle access closed
There is no vehicle access to Mowarry Point and Leatherjacket Bay due to rain-effected roads.

Other planned events: Areas closed due to heavy rainfall
Mowarry Point and Leatherjacket Bay are closed due to the impact of heavy rainfall on roads. These areas will re-open as soon as it safe to do so.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
The following parks are closed from Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December 2021 while an aerial pest control program is underway:
Campgrounds in these parks are closed from Sunday 28 November to Thursday 2 December 2021.
This closure is for visitor safety. Please don't enter the park during these times.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Safety alerts: Drive with caution on Green Cape Road
Green Cape Road is slippery in sections after the recent rain event. Please follow safety signage and drive with caution.

Safety alerts: Emergency gate installation project
Installation of new gates for the emergency closure of visitor precincts, roads and fire trails is occurring within the Sapphire Coast Area, between Wednesday 28 July 2021 and Tuesday 31 August 2021.
Gates will be installed at the following locations:
For more information, please contact the local office.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management 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 4 June 2021 to Saturday 4 December 2021 .
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. 

Closed areas: Hergartys Bay campground closed
Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.