Jilliby State Conservation Area
There are alerts raised for Jilliby State Conservation Area
as at Sat, 01 Oct 2022 14:06:40 +1000
Closed areas: Fire trails and roads closed due to damage
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: Lemon Tree Road - Partial closure for roadworks
The section of Lemon Tree Road, between Prickly Ridge Road and Yambo Forest Road, in Jilliby State Conservation Area is closed to all vehicles for reconstruction. This closure will remain in place due to severe erosion and 4WD vehicle damage. Rain has delayed the work again.
Penalties apply for non-compliance
. For more information, contact the NPWS Lake Munmorah 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
NPWS has closed Muirs lookout and picnic area effective from Monday 20 June 2022.
Factors contributing to the closure include:
- road access is not suitable for 2WD vehicles and has been damaged and eroded following heavy and ongoing rainfall
- visitor facilities, including picnic tables and toilets, are unsafe and outdated
- toilets don’t meet NPWS and health standards
- views from the lookout to the coast have diminished due to grown tall trees and vegetation.
The surrounding area, including Watagans National Park and neighbouring state forests, have alternative sites for lookouts and picnic areas.
The closest lookouts are located off Mt Faulk Road to the north and include Heaton, Hunter and Macleans lookouts.
For further information please contact the NPWS Central Coast Area office at Lake Munmorah on 02 4972 9000.Safety alerts: Prickly Ridge Road 4WD only
Prickly Ridge Road between Watagan Forest Road and Cut-Rock Road is suitable only for 4WD vehicles.
To prevent further damage visitors are asked to 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: Campbells Point Road Temp Closure - Jilliby SCA
Campbells Point Road and Campbells Point Link Road in the southern section of Jiiliby State Conservation Area will be closed from Wednesday 23 March to Friday 1st April 2022.
The closure is to enable major roadworks to repair the fire trail, for future wildfire response and hazard reduction burning.
Please stay off the fire trail and follow directions on signage, and of NPWS staff and contractors.
Penalties apply for non-compliance
. For further information please contact the NPWS Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.Closed areas: Middle Ridge Road - fire trail closed
Middle Ridge Road is closed from the intersection of Null Road. There is no vehicle or pedestrian access to Ravensdale Road. This trail is dormant and not open for public use. Penalties apply for non-compliance
. For more information, contact the NPWS Central Coast Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for park safety guidelines.