Wollemi National Park

There are alerts raised for Wollemi National Park as at Sun, 25 Feb 2024 16:15:51 +1100
Closed areas: Roadworks along Glow Worm Tunnel Road
Minor roadworks along Glow Worm Tunnel Road will take place from Wednesday 10 January to Friday 1 March 2024. This includes small sections of State Mine Gully Road and Old Bells Line of Road. The road won't be closed, however there will be traffic management in place to guide vehicles around roadworks.
Please exercise caution when driving in the area. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Pipeline Track Closed
The Pipeline track from Newnes campground to Glen Davis is closed due to landslide.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Glow Worm to Newnes walking track
The section from Glow Worm Tunnel to Newnes walking track from the Glow Worm tunnel exit to the ‘four-ways’ intersection, Wolgan Valley, will remain closed until further notice. This closure is due to significant rainfall, geohazards and to allow track work.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Glow Worm Tunnel closure
The Glow Worm Tunnel visitor precinct and associated walking tracks will be closed until April 2024 for upgrades.
This closure includes:
There is no access to Glow Worm Tunnel during this time.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

Fire bans: Park fire ban
A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed.
The following campgrounds are exempt:
During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:
If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flood damage
The following roads in this park are closed due to storm and flood damage:
Visitor areas that are currently closed include:
Gates have been locked, and signs are in place on closed roads. Expected reopening times are subject to weather delays.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bulga area office.

Closed areas: Newnes Campground Pedestrian Access Only
Newnes campground is available for walk-in access only starting from Saturday 23 September. The campground is remote and can only be accessed by long walks via the Old Coach Road only.
Campers need to be fully self-sufficient and carry all supplies including drinking water. Campers are strongly advised to complete a trip intention form for their safety. Pack it in, pack it out – please take all rubbish with you when you leave.
There is no walking access via the Pipeline Track from Glen Davis.
There is no road access due to the Wolgan Road collapse and continuing land slip risk at Wolgan Gap. Wolgan Road is managed by Lithgow Council.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting program from Thursday 2 November 2023 to Wednesday 1 May 2024 in the following areas:
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Wheeny Creek campground - Boobook section closed
The Boobook campground and picnic area within Wheeny Creek campground has permanently closed due to flood damage. Please note that the rest of Wheeny Creek precinct remains open for bookings.  Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 4720-6200.