Wollemi National Park

There are alerts raised for Wollemi National Park as at Fri, 07 Oct 2022 15:59:49 +1100
Closed areas: Wheeny Creek campground closed
Wheeny Creek campground is closed from Friday 7 October to Friday 14 October 2022 inclusive, due to a forecast significant rain event.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to severe weather and flooding
The following areas are closed from 3pm Thursday 6 October to 12am Friday 14 October due to severe weather and forecasted widespread 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: Newnes campground closed due to landslide
Newnes campground is closed from 9am Thursday 6 October to 12pm Friday 14 October 2022 as Wolgan road is closed due to a landslide at Wolgan Gap.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6354 9999. 

Closed areas: Coorongooba campground closed due to flooding
Coorongooba Campsite is closed from 4pm Wednesday 5 October until Thursday 13 October due to flooding, which will prevent access across the river. 
This closure may be extended depending on river levels. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000 for more information.

Closed areas: Glow Worm Tunnel walking track closed north of tunnel
Glow Worm tunnel walking track is closed until further notice 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. 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 4WD vehicles only.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Oberon area office on 02 6336 6200.

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.

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: Cricket Pitch campground closed
The following areas are closed until further notice due to damaged to the road which provides 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.

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.

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: 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: