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Park alerts

Before you leave home check the park alerts below for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.

Check current weather conditions before you travel at the Bureau of Meteorology website and road conditions at the Queensland Government's traffic and travel information website.

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Around Brisbane

Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Temporary closure of Northern Access Track due to heavy rainfall
D'Aguilar National Park (view park page)
Temporary road closures at Mt Mee Section of D'Aguilar National Park
Wivenhoe Lookout toilet facilities closed
Daisy Hill Conservation Park (view park page)
Daisy Hill Mountain Bike Trails Closed
Limited access to some visitor facilities in Daisy Hill Conservation Park
Daisy Hill Koala Centre closed for upgrades
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Wet weather access - Natural Bridge and Purling Brook Falls circuits
Planned upgrade to Gwongorella picnic area at Purling Brook
Changes to The Settlement camping area at Springbrook National Park
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Darlington and Illinbah remote bush camping areas in Lamington National Park remain closed
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Walking track update (ex-TC Debbie) - Lamington National Park
Moreton Bay Marine Park (view park page)
Removal notice for abandoned and stranded vessels Bells Creek, Golden Beach, Sunshine Coast
Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Facilities reopening on Moreton Island
Tracks conditions on Moreton Island
Naree Budjong Djara National Park (view park page)
Roaming dogs on North Stradbroke Island
Nerang National Park and Nerang State Forest (view park page)
Temporary closure of Gold Coast Cycle Centre
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Wet weather access - Natural Bridge and Purling Brook Falls circuits
Planned upgrade to Gwongorella picnic area at Purling Brook
Changes to The Settlement camping area at Springbrook National Park
Planned upgrade to Natural Bridge circuit walking track
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY
Eastern side of Purling Brook Falls circuit closed
Planned upgrade/maintenance to QPWS Springbrook NP Visitor Info Centre (Old School House)

Around Townsville

Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure park access from Cashmere Crossing bridge: Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park
Bowling Green Bay National Park (view park page)
Mt Elliot Bush Camping at Bowling Green Bay National Park temporarily suspended
Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest (view park page)
Safety advice: Increased plantation maintenance activities, Abergowrie State Forest
Girringun National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure park access from Cashmere Crossing bridge: Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Wet season closure: Princess Hills section, Girringun National Park
Wet season closure: Wairuna section, Girringun National Park
Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
North and South Shepherd Bay tracks closed
Juwun and Jambal walks, Wet Tropics Great Walk (view park page)
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Wallaman Falls Section, Wet Tropics Great Walk (view park page)
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Wet Tropics Great Walk (view park page)
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park

Cape York Peninsula

Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL)
Cape York Peninsula parks (view park page)
Park alerts for Cape York Peninsula parks are published on individual park pages
Errk Oykangand National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Errk Oykangand National Park (CYPAL)
Jardine River National Park, Heathlands Resources Reserve and Jardine River Resources Reserve (view park page)
Temporary closure camp sites: Eliot Falls, Jardine River National Park
Temporary closure of camp sites: Ussher Point, Jardine River National Park
Temporary closure of camp sites due to flooding: Jardine River National Park
Scrubby Creek crossing: Eliot Falls camping and day-use area, Heathlands Regional Park
Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
Temporary closure for cultural reasons: Langi Lagoon and Night Paddock Lagoon, Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Temporary closures for cultural purposes: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)

Central Coast

Bulburin National Park (view park page)
Bulburin National Park partial closure of access roads.
Forestry Harvesting
Capricornia Cays National Park (view park page)
North West and Lady Musgrave islands Seasonal Camping Closure
Mast Head Island and beach and Erskine Island and beach Seasonal Closure
Deepwater National Park (view park page)
Southern road access to Deepwater National Park closed
Eurimbula National Park (view park page)
Eurimbula National Park closed due to wet conditions
Heavy rain and possible flash flooding: Eurimbula National Park
Northern Access Road closure
Kroombit Tops National Park (view park page)
Pest management control program
Mon Repos Conservation Park (view park page)
Mon Repos Turtle Encounter Tours end of season 18 March 2018

Central Highlands

Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Flood damage - Carnarvon National Park, Carnarvon Gorge section
Carnarvon Great Walk (view park page)
Carnarvon Great Walk annual closure extended
Minerva Hills National Park (view park page)
Planned burn - Minerva Hills National Park
Mount Moffatt, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Mount Moffatt Section of Carnarvon National Park closed due to wet conditions

Mackay/Proserpine

Brampton Islands National Park (view park page)
Cape Hillsborough Lookout closed on Brampton Island's, Brampton Peak track.
Cathu State Forest (view park page)
Cathu SF - Road Closures
Whitsunday national park islands (view park page)
New Langford Island walking track accessible
Whitsunday Islands National Park - Whitehaven Beach campground and Solway Circuit access.

North Queensland

Atherton and Evelyn tablelands parks and forests (view park page)
Sections of camping area being rehabilitated: Fong-On Bay, Danbulla National Park
Temporary speed limit for Lake Tinaroo: Danbulla National Park and State Forest
Temporary closure: Curri Curri bush camp sites, Danbulla State Forest
Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of the Daintree ferry
Wet season closure: Noah Beach camping area, Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Crater Lakes National Park (view park page)
Temporary removal of Lake Eacham swimming pontoon: Crater Lakes National Park
Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of the Daintree ferry
Wet season closure: Noah Beach camping area, Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Danbulla National Park and State Forest (view park page)
Sections of camping area being rehabilitated: Fong-On Bay, Danbulla National Park
Temporary speed limit for Lake Tinaroo: Danbulla National Park and State Forest
Temporary closure: Curri Curri bush camp sites, Danbulla State Forest
Goldfield trail, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Goldsborough Valley camping and day-use areas, Wooroonooran National Park
Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Goldsborough Valley camping and day-use areas, Wooroonooran National Park
Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park (view park page)
Wet season closure: Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park
Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park (view park page)
Safety advice Black Mountain Road: Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park
Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park (view park page)
Temporary removal of Lake Eacham swimming pontoon: Crater Lakes National Park
Misty Mountains wilderness tracks (view park page)
Temporary partial closure Koolmoon Creek walking track: Misty Mountains wilderness tracks
Partial closure of Cannabullen Creek track and closure of Carter Creek camping area: Misty Mountains Wilderness Tracks
Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of the Daintree ferry
Mount Lewis National Park (view park page)
Seasonal Road Closure Mt Lewis National Park
Mount Sorrow ridge trail, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of the Daintree ferry
Palmer Goldfield Resources Reserve (view park page)
Wet season closure: Palmer Goldfield Resource Reserve
Princess Hills, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Wet season closure: Princess Hills section, Girringun National Park
Rungulla National Park (view park page)
Wet season closure: Rungulla National Park
Smithfield Conservation Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Jacobs Ladder and Caterpillars mountain bike trails, Smithfield Conservation Park
Tully Gorge National Park (view park page)
Temporary partial closure Koolmoon Creek walking track: Misty Mountains wilderness tracks
Partial closure of Cannabullen Creek track and closure of Carter Creek camping area: Misty Mountains Wilderness Tracks
Wairuna, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Wet season closure: Wairuna section, Girringun National Park
Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Goldsborough Valley camping and day-use areas, Wooroonooran National Park
Temporary closure: West Malaan bridge, Wooroonooran National Park

Outback Queensland

Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure Miyumba toilets
Removal of the floating bridge at Lawn Hill Gorge
Lawn Hill Gorge, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (view park page)
Removal of the floating bridge at Lawn Hill Gorge
Munga-Thirri National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure Munga-Thirri National Park
Riversleigh World Heritage Site, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure Miyumba toilets

Sunshine Coast

Burrum Coast National Park (view park page)
Kinkuna Section of the Burrum Coast National Park closed due to wet conditions
Planned maintenance to Palm Beach road.
Sand mining traffic
Conondale National Park (view park page)
Unplanned closure of road bridge
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Wet weather access - Upper Noosa River
Cooloola Wilderness Trail partially open
Dislodged rocks on Teewah Beach Camping Zone
Cordalba State Forest (view park page)
Cordalba State Forest mountain bike trails closed due to wet conditions
Fraser Island Great Walk (view park page)
Temporary closure Dundonga Creek walk
Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure Dundonga Creek walk
Northern Scenic Road Partial Closure
Wongai (Zone 1) CLOSED
Cornwells and Gabala (Zone 2) CLOSED
Seasonal Dingo Safety Information - December to February
Marine Stingers
Glass House Mountains National Park (view park page)
Mt Beerwah Summit Route temporarily closed
Great Sandy Marine Park (view park page)
Marine Stingers
Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area (view park page)
Marine Stingers
The Palms National Park (view park page)
WARNING: Falling bunya pine cones

West of Brisbane

Barakula State Forest (view park page)
Barakula State Forest: Exercise caution - heavy logging trucks using roads
Benarkin State Forest (view park page)
Temporary closure: Emu Creek camping and day use areas
Bunya Mountains National Park (view park page)
WARNING: Falling bunya pine cones
Sundown National Park (view park page)
Sundown National Park: temporary closure for pest management
Last updated:
23 February 2018