If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757. 199 Hemphill Knob Rd Penalties apply for non-compliance. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Boobook campground and picnic area within Wheeny Creek campground and picnic area is closed for management purposes. Emergency roadwork. The following fire trails are closed from Wednesday 6 January 2020 to Sunday 10 January 2021: This is to allow safe completion of important fire trail maintenance works. To keep visitors safe ALL camping in NSW national parks now requires a booking. Show list, Applies from Tue 15 Dec 2020, 3.05pm to Wed 23 Dec 2020, 3.06pm. The National Park Service (NPS) encourages people who choose to visit the parkway during this pandemic to adhere to guidance from the CDC and state and local public health authorities to protect visitors and employees. Anglers should visit the NPWS website for updates on park closures. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Winter Maintenance Projects Following intense fires, there is very little ground cover and rainfall has a more damaging effect. Please keep out of the area while it is closed. Prince Henry Cliff walk between Leura Cascades round walk and Leura Cascades picnic area, and between Gordon Falls lookout and Olympian lookout, due to landslides. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for COVID-19 pandemic includes social distancing, and we need the public’s cooperation to ensure our visitation patterns adhere to CDC recommendations. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). by T2 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:34 pm 0 Replies 16700 Views Last post by T2 Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:34 pm Ongoing Blue Mountains canyon closures following bushfires. National Parks & Wildlife Service will have a helicopter working in the Federal Pass area at Katoomba, Thursday 27 August. Working dogs should be muzzled if they are required to work on or near the baiting locations, during and after poisoning. The operations will involve the use of meat, manufactured products and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE’s) containing Poison 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate). Most concession operations are closed for winter. We provide 29 sportsgrounds and 66 sport courts. Last reviewed: Fri 21 Aug 2020, 2.04pm. This park is closed due to Phytophthora contamination, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. National Parks & Wildlife Service will have a helicopter working in the Federal Pass area at Katoomba, Thursday 27 August. Use the filters below to search for alerts by state, park, or type. Due to the ongoing fire situation, both south of the escarpment and north of it, closures are in place. Penalties apply for non-compliance. All Inclusive Blue Mountains Small-Group Day Trip from Sydney. Murphy's Glen campground is closed due to wet weather. Show list. Show list, Applies from Tue 15 Dec 2020, 9.22am to Tue 22 Dec 2020, 12.00pm. We provide 29 sportsgrounds and 66 sport courts. on Six Foot Track) from 1 June 2020, you now need to fill out the Crown reserves camping registration form. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Dec 2020, 4.08pm. Show list. Applies from Tue 1 Sep 2020, 2.25pm to Sun 28 Feb 2021, 2.26pm. For more information, please call the NPWS Cumberland area office on 02 4572 3100. Aerial 1080 poison meat baits will be laid entirely within the boundaries of these parks. NPWS is working to reopen walking tracks, campgrounds and accommodation where possible. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Jul 2020, 2.43pm, Affects 3 parks and 1 location nearby. NSW National Parks plans to open the park within 3 months, after building works and campground facilities are completed. No access to the area is permitted. Access to the Coorongooba campground is via a causeway through the Capertee River. Alert types include: Danger: Description of imminent hazard Close alerts panel. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as: Applies from Fri 28 Aug 2020, 3.04pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Jun 2020, 3.51pm. Affected street: Bells Line of Rd near Mount Wilson . Cave Creek picnic area and walking track are closed while maintenance works are completed. If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Abercrombie River National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking. Read details. Last reviewed: Fri 21 Aug 2020, 1.24pm. The Blue Lake and Jenolan River walk in the Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve are closed for construction works. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Sep 2020, 8.48am. Overview. Some tracks and sites may remain closed for longer periods where major infrastructure needs replacing. However, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings or for other reasons such as fire/flood damage. The entire Whitecross Road/Blue Gum Swamp Winmalee precinct of Blue Mountains National Park will be closed from Wednesday 6 January to Sunday 10 January 2021. Affects 1 location in this park: Show list, Applies from Thu 11 Jun 2020, 1.48pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 11.45am. to Thu 31 Dec 2020, 9.58am. This causeway is subject to flooding. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. View photo in full screen. A part park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. Due to the ongoing fire situation, both south of the escarpment and north of it, closures are in place. Related: What are the most popular tours in Blue Mountains? Some buildings ain Hartley Historic Site are currently closed. NSW National Parks will be clearing fallen trees, removing tree hazards and undertaking minor repairs on damaged infrastructure over the next few months. “An important reason for maintaining closures of sections of National Park post-fire is the risk of soil erosion. VA Route 610 (Old Draft Drive) to VA Route 664 (Lyndhurst Drive), VA Route 664 (Lyndhurst Drive) to VA Route 814 (Love Road), VA Route 814 (Love Road) to VA Route 56 (Tye River Road), VA Route 56 (Tye River Road) to VA Route 603 (Irish Creek Road), VA Route 603 (Irish Creek Road) to US Route 60. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page. The Capertee River can rise unexpectedly with heavy rains falling upstream, making the causeway impassable. Detours in place. Get directions. For more information please call the NPWS Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines. Reply. This includes the Gorge walking track. Perrys Lookdown, and Acacia Flat campgrounds are closed. For more information, please contact the local NPWS office. Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. Visit our trail page to plan hikes to lesser known areas. However severe weather may cause temporary closures, especially in winter. These are mainly imposed by the Blue Mountains City Council (BMCC) in respect of the parks and reserves it controls, and the National Park & Wildlife Service (NPWS) in respect of the Blue Mountains National Park.. BMCC closures in place as of 17 December are as follows: Applies from Tue 15 Dec 2020, 9.22am National Pass from Valley of Waters to Slacks Stairs, due to rockfall risk. This crown road is a popular walking track among locals, as well as visitors to the area, and provides the primary access to the spectacular … Last reviewed: Tue 1 Dec 2020, 8.50am. Applies from Wed 25 Dec 2019, 8.07pm. Asheville, NC This is a popular location and will close at short notice if needed to ensure visitation levels do not exceed safe capacity required by COVID social distancing guidelines. The program will be continuous and ongoing from Thursday 31 December 2020 to Wednesday 30 June 2021 in the following parks, reserves and state conservation areas: These programs have been designed to meet NPWS priority conservation and state focused biosecurity issues. Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve is now open for pre-booked camping only. 2,183 Reviews . from $175.24* Blue Mountains Scenic Flight. Portal Lookout, Red Hands Cave and Woodford Oaks fire trail. While the causeway is closed there is no vehicle access to Euroka Picnic and Camping Area, and other locations beyond the causeway. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. For further information, call the NPWS Kanangra area on 02 6336 6200. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Dec 2020, 9.18am. This closure will be reviewed on Thursday 26 November 2020. View full screen Pause Play. These include: Applies from Mon 31 Aug 2020, 10.15am. Please read the information about avoiding crowded trails in the COVID-19 Information section above. For day visitors, please avoid busy parks between 11am and 2pm on weekends and during school holidays to avoid congestion. Blue Mountains National Park closures. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Last reviewed: Wed 2 Dec 2020, 5.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 1 Dec 2020, 11.08am. Portal Lookout, Red Hands Cave and Woodford Oaks fire trail. Continued drought conditions are forcing closure of the backcountry area around Guadalupe Peak in Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Texas. Status will be updated on Monday, Dec. 21. We appreciate your cooperation while these works are completed. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Tuesday 1 September 2020 and Sunday 28 February 2021 in Winburndale Nature Reserve and Girralang Nature Reserve. Tuesday 28 th & Wednesday 29 th January 2014. Affects 2 locations in this park: Scott Mountain Trail is closed from campsite #6 to Schoolhouse Gap. Outdoor spaces remain accessible to the public in accordance with the latest health guidance. We manage 135kms of walking tracks and 90 lookouts. Grand Canyon. Site assessments have determined that further rock falls are possible. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Jul 2020, 11.57am. The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners at the Blue Ridge Parkway is our number one priority. Full details and updates of closures in the Blue Mountains National Park and all other NSW National Parks are here: https:/…alerts-list. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance. If you encounter a crowded trailhead or overlook, go elsewhere. The Donkey Mountain area of Gardens of Stone National Park remains closed until further notice to allow for recovery following intense wildfire and storm damage. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Nov 2020, 11.07am. Applies from Wed 4 Mar 2020, 8.59am. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Applies from Thu 27 Aug 2020, 4.20pm. Applies from Wed 1 Apr 2020, 11.15am. US Highway 321/221 Blowing Rock to Sandy Flat Gap, Price Park Picnic Area to Holloway Mountain Road, Holloway Mountain Road to US Highway 221 (Beacon Heights), US Highway 221 to Beacon Heights Overlook, Roseboro Road to Shuffler Road/Parkway Road, Shuffler Road/Parkway Road to US Highway 221 (Linville Falls), US Highway 221 to Jacksontown Access Road (Bear Den CG), Jacksontown Access Road to NC Highway 226 (Gillespie Gap), NC Highway 226 (Gillespie Gap) to Little Switzerland, NC Highway 80 to Mount Mitchell State Park. All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs. Applies from Sun 22 Mar 2015, 2.11pm. Please visit the Operating Hours and Seasons page and real-time closure map for additional facility schedules and closures. Last reviewed: Mon 31 Aug 2020, 4.38pm. Menu. National Parks & Wildlife Service Blue Mountains National Park – Katoomba Wednesday 26 August to Friday 4 September 2020. Applies from Tue 15 Dec 2020, 3.05pm The area is … A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. However, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings, or for other reasons such as fire or flood damage. Last reviewed: Thu 17 Dec 2020, 2.40pm. by T2 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:41 am 0 Replies 17255 Views Last post by T2 Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:41 am Kanangra-Boyd National Park closed due to bushfire. Other Backcountry Closures and Warnings. Applies from Wed 29 Jul 2020, 12.48pm. See all. Road, Trail, and Facility Closures and Warnings Coronavirus-(COVID-19) Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is increasing recreational access and services that aligns with local, state, and national opening plans. If completing the loop in a clockwise direction: head north uphill of the closed staircase for roughly 50m until you come to an opening by the road. Ingar campground can only be accessed via Andersons or Bedford Creek trails on foot, not via Ingar Road. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 2.14pm. For more information, call the NPWS Wollemi-Yengo area office on 02 6574 5555. Applies from Thu 28 Sep 2017, 11.12am. There is 1 alert for Lockleys Pylon walking track: Closed areas. Show list, Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 2.47pm. As of last night, and due to the current bush fire situation, the entire Blue Mountains National Park is CLOSED until further notice.. Echo Point remains open. Entering this area could be life threatening. Last reviewed: Thu 18 May 2017, 2.40pm. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance. For 15 December 2020: To keep visitors safe ALL camping in NSW national parks now requires a booking. Abercrombie River State Conservation Area, Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area, Greater Blue Mountains drive – Wollondilly trail, Bicentennial trail: Crown Creek fire trail, https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/blue-mountains-national-park/local-alerts, bluemountains.heritagecentre@environment.nsw.gov.au, npws.hawkesburynattai@environment.nsw.gov.au, Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife, Department of Planning, Industry & Environment, Become a Parks Eco Pass licensed tour operator. Penalties apply for non-compliance. If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. Last reviewed: Thu 17 Dec 2020, 2.06pm. NP, The parkway road is open for driving year-round. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Last reviewed: Wed 2 Dec 2020, 5.04pm. 1080 poison is lethal to pets, including dogs and cats. The following list includes some conditions that the park is currently aware of. Only the Mount Penang section of Guula Ngurra is open, including Mount Penang loop walk, which was formerly part of Bangadilly National Park. These baiting programs aim to reduce the threat posed by foxes to endangered brush-tailed rock-wallabies and other native animals, especially after the recent extensive bushfires. The Grose Valley, the cliffs around Katoomba and much of the Narrow Neck peninsula are part of the Blue Mountains National Park which is managed by the NPWS. NATIONAL PARK CLOSURES If you're planning a visit to a National Park this weekend, please note due to the extreme weather the following parks will be closed. This closure may be extended, depending on weather conditions. 2,181 Reviews . We own and maintain 5 aquatic centres, 34kms of bike paths, 15km of the Great Blue Mountains Trail, 7 cliff sport precincts, 6 skate parks, 6 natural campgrounds and 2 tourist parks. The form can be submitted on a smartphone or computer. Blue Mountains and park closures: From: Carol Probets < > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2003 11:41:06 +1100 : Kurtis Lindsay wrote: "When we arrived the whole of Wollemi National Park and surroundings where closed due to those cursed bushfires." Closed areas include The Gorge Walking track in the Blue Mountains National Park. Parts of the Glenbrook area in Blue Mountains National Park are closed from Monday 15 December due to wet weather. Golden Stairs and Federal Pass between Scenic World and Golden Stairs, due to a new landslide and clearing works underway. Fire affected area. Report inappropriate content . This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously. Katoomba area is the heart of Blue Mountains National Park. This popular day trip … Newnes Plateau, Blue Mountains, January 2020 (Photo: Roger Lembit) Soil Erosion “An important reason for maintaining closures of sections of National Park post-fire is the risk of soil erosion. Related: What are the most popular tours in Blue Mountains? If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Marangaroo National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking. Council has 105 parks across the Blue Mountains. Applies from Fri 21 Aug 2020, 3.43pm to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 3.44pm. Last reviewed: Mon 7 Dec 2020, 11.25pm, Applies from Thu 3 Dec 2020, 2.42pm. The Talisman Gallery is open. Last reviewed: Thu 3 Dec 2020, 2.54pm. Applies from Mon 2 Nov 2020, 8.39am. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Closures in nearby Marin County include the Marin Headlands Visitor Center, the Nike Missile Site, Point Bonita Lighthouse, Muir Woods National Monument and all park campgrounds. However, Bummaroo Ford campground is open for bookings, call 1300 072 757. The helicopter is delivering walking track materials to areas that are currently closed as per the Park Alerts page for Blue Mountains National Park: Please note additional closures and times for Thursday 27 August: Applies from Mon 2 Nov 2020, 8.39am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 4.34pm. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as: Campfires are permitted in steel fireplaces in Spring Gully and Big River campgrounds. Queen Victoria Creek crossing not suitable for vehicles. Applies from Mon 14 Dec 2020, 8.00am Council has 105 parks across the Blue Mountains. Tours are only available via pre-booking. For more information please call the NPWS Glenbrook office on 02 4720 6200, call 1300 072 757 or continue to check current alerts for Wollemi National Park to confirm the latest details. $8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glenbrook area. All other areas in the reserve remain closed, including cave tours and hard roof accommodation. Waratah Native Gardens picnic area is closed for maintenance. Applies from Sun 22 Mar 2015, 2.11pm. Applies from Fri 14 Aug 2020, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Dec 2020, 4.08pm, Applies from Wed 29 Jul 2020, 12.48pm. Applies from Mon 2 Nov 2020, 12.03pm. Affects 5 parks and 4 locations nearby. Applies from Wed 15 Jul 2020, 7.51am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 7.52am. Contact the NSW Rural Fire Service or the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker. Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as: Campfires are permitted in the following campgrounds unless a Total Fire Ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service: If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Abercrombie National Park and State Conservation Area, Blue Mountains National Park (Including Bullnigang and Millnigang trails), The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials, There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket). Last reviewed: Fri 18 December 2020, 4.34pm. We provide 29 sportsgrounds and 66 sport courts. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Mount Portal and Tunnel View lookouts are closed for track maintenance. The following areas of Blue Mountains National Park are closed due to bushfire, track works and/or flood damage: Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls National Pass from Valley of Waters to Slacks Stairs, due to rockfall risk. Last reviewed: Mon 14 Dec 2020, 9.18am, Applies from Thu 10 Dec 2020, 8.36am to Wed 23 Dec 2020, 8.37am. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Nov 2020, 2.11pm. NC highway 128 to South of Craggy Gardens Tunnel, South of Craggy Gardens Tunnel to North of Craggy Gardens Picnic Area, North of Craggy Gardens Picnic Area to Bull Gap (Elk Mountain/Ox Creek Road), Bull Gap (Elk Mountain/Ox Creek Road) to Folk Art Center, Craven Gap Access Road (Town Mountain Road), Folk Art Center to Highway 70 (Tunnel Road), Highway 70 (Tunnel Road) to Park Headquarters and Visitor Center, Park Headquarters and Visitor Center to Highway 74 (I-40 Exit 53A), Highway 74 (I-40 Exit 53A) to Highway 25 (Hendersonville Road), Highway 25 (Hendersonville Road) to NC Route 191 (Brevard Road), NC Route 191 (Brevard Road) to Stoney Bald, Pisgah Store (Pisgah Campground and Inn) to US Route 276, US Route 276 to North of Graveyard Fields Overlook, North of Graveyard Fields Overlook to USFS Road 816 (Black Balsam), USFS Road 816 (Black Balsam) to Beech Gap (NC Route 215), Beech Gap (NC Route 215) to Balsam Gap (US Route 23/74), Balsam Gap (US Route 23/74) to Soco Gap (US Route 19), Soco Gap (US Route 19) to US Route 441 thru Great Smoky Mtns. See all. Emergency roadwork. Last reviewed: Thu 17 Dec 2020, 11.15am, Affects 1 park and 9 locations nearby. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker. BANC January 23, 2014 Uncategorized Leave a Comment. There is no access to Euroka Picnic and Campground, Mt. Govetts Leap, Fairfax track, Govetts loop track, Cliff Top track between Govetts Leap and Evans Lookout. This closure may be extended, depending on weather conditions. If you're planning to stay at a campground managed by Crown Lands (e.g. Last reviewed: Fri 21 Aug 2020, 2.04pm, Applies from Wed 1 Jul 2020, 9.58am to Thu 31 Dec 2020, 9.58am. This link can be emailed or sent by text message. Applies from Thu 4 Jun 2020, 3.29pm. We wish to advise that aerial and ground fox baiting programs using 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) will be conducted in parts of Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve and Kanangra-Boyd National Park from Monday 1 June 2020. Before visiting, get the most up-to-date information on fires, floods and park closures in NSW national parks. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). If you are camping in the park please book online before arriving at the campground. This is requiered to comply with the Public Health Order and COVID-19 Safety Plans. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information. All campgrounds and campsites require a booking to be made before you visit. The Glenbrook Precinct of Blue Mountains National Park is closed due to flooding of the causeway on Glenbrook Creek. Applies from Wed 15 Jul 2020, 7.51am Kedumba Valley Road to Kedumba campground, Glenraphael Drive, Narrow Neck cycle route, fire trail and Tarros Ladder are open. from US$181.12* All Inclusive Full-Day Blue Mountains Trip from … to Thu 24 Dec 2020, 4.00pm. to Tue 22 Dec 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 3.31pm. The Blue Mountains are a World Heritage listed area. The summer bushfires and now Covid19 have lead to the closure of a number of National Parks, Reserves and Camping Areas used by anglers in the Blue Mountains, Central West and across NSW. Much of the parkway is located at high elevation, where the climate is colder and wetter, and winds are stronger than in the surrounding communities. For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200. Due to the current fire emergency, NPWS will expand closures of national parks and reserves, including tracks, trails, campgrounds and picnic areas across the Blue Mountains, as well as Central Coast, Hunter, Mid North Coast, North Coast and North West of the State … We own and maintain 5 aquatic centres, 34kms of bike paths, 15km of the Great Blue Mountains Trail, 7 cliff sport precincts, 6 skate parks, 6 natural campgrounds and 2 tourist parks. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Dec 2020, 4.34pm, Affects 1 park and 20 locations nearby. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance. Perrys lookdown to Blue Gum Forest walking track, Burralow Creek campground and picnic area, Red Hands Cave walking track - Blue Mountains National Park. Golden Stairs and Federal Pass between Scenic World and Golden Stairs, due to a new landslide and clearing works underway. (This trial will run from Friday 18 December 2020 to Sunday 31 January 2021.). Penalties apply for non-compliance. There is currently another proposed road reserve closure in the Blue Mountains. Last reviewed: Wed 2 Dec 2020, 5.04pm. Last updated at 5.53am, December 8. Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 9.20am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 9.21am. The helicopter is delivering walking track materials to areas that are currently closed as per the Park Alerts page for Blue Mountains National Park: Valley of the Waters Awesome 100km Cliff Views From All Rooms This track is now one-way, visitors will now descend at Evans lookout only. The campground and valley access tracks remain closed. Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls walking tracks, where not affected by other closures. Be prepared to move on if it's no longer possible to maintain a COVID-safe distance from other visitors. The following areas of Blue Mountains National Park are closed due to bushfire, track works and/or flood damage: Blackheath, Medlow Bath, Mount Victoria and Bells Line, Blackheath, Medlow Bath and Bells Line of Road. As a result, the following closures are still in place. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4787 8877. A full assessment is underway to determine the extent of damage and to ensure the area is made safe. Affected street: Bells Line of Rd near Mount Wilson . Please enable javascript to access the full functionality of this site. If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Perrys lookdown lookout and Docker lookout are open to walkers. Show list, Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.00am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 11.59pm. Please contact the local area office to check if the section you wish to travel is open. Trail and Backcountry Closures. Rocky Knob Maintenace Area to VA Route 720 (Old Fields Rd). Rocky Knob Cabins are closed. Applies from Wed 1 Jul 2020, 9.58am Please check the weather forecast before leaving home. The entire Whitecross Road/Blue Gum Swamp Winmalee Precinct of Blue Mountains National Park will be closed from Monday 30 November to Sunday 13 December 2020 for fire trail maintenance works involving use of heavy earthmoving equipment. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker. Affects 2 parks and 1 location nearby. Update: Friday 4 September 2020 . Last reviewed: Mon 14 Dec 2020, 4.58pm. Last reviewed: Wed 2 Sep 2020, 5.08pm. Applies from Fri 27 Nov 2020, 7.00am. For more information, please contact Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877. Applies from Wed 3 Jun 2020, 5.34pm. from … Mitchell): Nov 16-Dec 17, 2020, MP 382 (Folk Art Center) to MP 375.5 (Ox Creek): Dec 21, 2020-Jan 8, 2021, MP 382 (Folk Art Center) to MP 384 (HQ/VC): Jan 11-22, 2021, MP 384.7 (Highway 74) to MP 388.6 (Highway 25): Jan 25-Feb 5, 2021, MP 388.9 (Highway 24) to MP 393.6 (Highway 191): Feb 8-25, 2021, MP 393.6 (Highway 191) to MP 405.5 (Highway 151): March 1-15, 2021, MP 455 (US-19) to MP 469: Feb 16-25, 2021. For further information contact the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200. Affects 1 park and 3 locations nearby. Scenic World remains open, but you will not be allowed to disembark the Scenic Railway or the Scenic Cableway at the valley floor ends as the Scenic Walkway is CLOSED. We are closely monitoring COVID-19 with the federal, state, and local authorities. "Blue Mountains National Park At Glenbrook. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Temporary Closure - Part of Federal Pass, Katoomba - Blue Mountains National Park. We also have a BMX bike track and a hang gliding launch pad. Affects 20 locations in this park: As services are limited, the NPS urges visitors to continue to practice Leave No Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safe and healthy. All Inclusive Blue Mountains Small-Group Day … Last reviewed: Fri 24 Jul 2020, 11.57am, Applies from Mon 15 Jun 2020, 9.47am to Thu 31 Dec 2020, 9.48am. The crown road through 32 Greens Road Warrimoo is an important recreational access route to part of Blue Mountains National Park. Please check the Bicentennial National trail website for further information regarding COVID19 and the trail, before planning your trip. Bush fire-effected walking track closures Recent bush fires have left significant hazards and damaged infrastructure in Council reserves. For more information, contact the NPWS Oberon area office on 02 6336 6200. From time to time, circumstances may necessitate the closing of trails or other actions to ensure visitor and resource safety. Show list, Applies from Wed 16 Dec 2020, 6.00am to Tue 22 Dec 2020, 6.00am. COVID-19 update. Penalties apply for non-compliance. VA Route 130 (Elon Road) to VA Route 501, VA Route 501 to Apple Orchard Parking Area. The alerts below are pulled from park websites to provide important and timely information that may affect visits to a park, group of parks, or larger area. For further information call 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS). 28803. Penalties apply for non-compliance. If you are a frequent visitor, you may want to bookmark this page. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. We own and maintain 5 aquatic centres, 34kms of bike paths, 15km of the Great Blue Mountains Trail, 7 cliff sport precincts, 6 skate parks, 6 natural campgrounds and 2 tourist parks. 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