Wollemi National Park

There are alerts raised for Wollemi National Park as at Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:41:58 +1000
Closed areas: Coorongooba campground closed
Coorongooba campground is closed from Friday 16 September to 10am, Tuesday 27 September 2022 due to widespread, severe and ongoing flooding.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Closed areas: Tootie Creek fire trail closed due to landslide
Tootie Creek fire trail in Wollemi National Park is closed to all persons from Friday 23 September 2022 until further notice due to landslide.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200.

Closed areas: Sheepskin Hut campground and picnic area closed
Sheepskin Hut campground and picnic area are closed for toilet repairs from Tuesday 21 December 2021 to Monday 31 October 2022. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bulga office.

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: Glow Worm Tunnel walking track closed north of tunnel
Glow Worm tunnel walking track is closed from the 'Four Ways' intersection with the Old Coach Road on the north side of the tunnel. The closure is due to landslips and continuing slope instability. However, you can still access the tunnel from Wolgan Road by using the Old Coach Road and Pagoda track that leads to the south side of the tunnel.
Access to the tunnel is currently open via Glow Worm Tunnel Road on the Newnes Plateau. This road is currently accessible by 2WD vehicles, although you should take care due to soft road verges in places.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Oberon area office on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Deep Pass access road closed (north side)
The Deep Pass road that leads to Deep Pass campground and Natural Bridge is closed due to damage caused by wet weather.  It will reopen when conditions and resources allow for repair works to be completed. 
The Deep Pass campground remains open and can be accessed via the southern access road and connecting walking track, which includes a short, steep, rough section.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Oberon NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Campground closed due to road closure
The following areas are closed until further notice due to closed vehicle access to the eastern side of the Wolgan River caused by wet weather:
Little Capertee campground remains open. The river crossing will be opened when weather and road conditions allow for repair work to be undertaken.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Oberon NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Wollemi National Park from Monday 5 September 2022 to Friday 16 September 2022.
The operation will use meat baits containing 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 the 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, please contact the following local area offices:

Other planned events: 1080 Fox Baiting Program in the Capertee Valley
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh meat baits and/or Canid Pest Ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between the 1st of April 2022 and the 30th September 2022 in Wollemi National Park.  The program is to protect the endangered Brush Tail Rock Wallaby.
The following trails will be used as a part of this program:
 
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
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 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 further information please call NPWS Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Wollemi National Park on the following dates:
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 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.
Please contact the local NPWS Area office for more information:

Safety alerts: River crossings to campgrounds
Vehicle access to the following camping areas is via natural river bed crossings that require 4WD capability, and are subject to flooding:
River levels can rise rapidly with heavy rain falling upstream. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.