Fires - Advice: Meehans Ridge
There is a fire in this park called Meehans Ridge. Refer to the Rural Fire Service
for latest information.
Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance
For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page
for park safety guidelines.Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park
Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It has been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.
Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.
Penalties apply for non-compliance
For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.Closed areas: No vehicle access to Mount Barrington
There is no vehicle access to the final 5km of Barrington trail, beyond the Junction Pools turn, due to safety issues caused by deteriorating trail conditions. Visitors can still access Junction Pools and Little Murray campgrounds. Visitors can also access Mount Barrington on foot or by bicycle. Penalties apply for non-compliance
. For more information, please contact either the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300, the NPWS Scone area office on (02) 6545 1128 or the Gloucester Visitor Information Centre on (02) 6538 5252. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page
for safety guidelines.Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program
NPWS will be conducting a 1080 baiting program from Wednesday 11 October 2017 within Barrington Tops National Park and the Curracabundi group of reserves. The program targets foxes and wild dogs and will take approximately 3 weeks. For further information please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.Other planned events: 1080 wild dog baiting in Barrington Tops
NPWS are conducting a 1080 baiting program for wild dogs in Barrington Tops National Park and State Conservation Area for the next 6 months starting from 24 July 2017. For further information please contact either the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300 or the NPWS Scone area office on (02) 6545 1128.