Jilliby State Conservation Area
There are alerts raised for Jilliby State Conservation Area
as at Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:54:02 +1100
Safety alerts: Prickly Ridge Road 4WD only
The section of Prickly Ridge Road between Watagan Forest Road and Cut-Rock Road is suitable for 4WD vehicles only.
To prevent further damage to the road and to protect visitor safety, please avoid this area and other trails in the reserve that are still slippery and potentially hazardous.
For further information, please contact the Central Coast Area Office at Lake Munmorah on 02 4972 9000.Safety alerts: Major Roadworks in Jilliby State Conservation Area - Commencing 27 December 2023
Major roadworks are scheduled to commence from Wednesday 27th February 2023 in Jilliby State Conservation Area (Southern Precinct) and part of Ourimbah State Forest.
Partial and intermittent road closures should be expected. The roads that will be affected are:
- Red Hill Road
- Prestons Ridge Road
- Bradleys Point Road
- Campbells Point Road and
- Tooheys Road.
Visitors are asked to avoid the area and be aware of trucks and machinery using and working on the above roads and to drive to the conditions. Warning signs and traffic control will be in place. Work is expected to be completed by June 2024. The work is funded as part of the Fire Access and Fire Trail (FAFT) program aimed at providing safe and strategic fire trails for fire response and access.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Central Coast Area Office at Lake Munmorah on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for park safety guidelines.Closed areas: Daniels Pt Road and Maculata Fire Trail Closed -Jilliby SCA
The following fire trails are closed due to illegal 4WD damage:
- Maculata fire trail west of Jilliby Road to Daniels Point fire trail
- Eastern section of Daniels Point fire trail to Jilliby Jilliby Creek
There is no vehicle access across Little Jilliby jilliby Creek in either direction. Locked gates are in place in several locations.
Penalties apply for non-compliance.
For more information, contact the NPWS Central Coast area office on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for park safety guidelines.Closed areas: Muirs Lookout Picnic Area - Closed
Muirs Lookout Picnic Area on Prickly Ridge Road has been closed due to ageing infrastructure, obstructed lookout views to the coast and very low public visitation. Alternative picnic facilities are located nearby in Olney State Forest and Watagans National Park. Further information on other places to visit can be obtained via the NPWS or Forestry Corporation websites.