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Eastern side of Purling Brook Falls circuit closed

This alert applies to the following parks:

Due to damage from ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie, which caused fallen trees, landslides, wash-outs, track scouring and other hazards, the eastern section of Purling Brook circuit, from the John Stacey suspension bridge to the junction where it meets the track to Settlement day-use area near the causeway at the top of the falls, has been declared unsafe and remains closed.

The affected section of walking track will remain closed until at least the end of February, while QPWS plan and prepare for restoration of the storm damage to ensure safe public access.

Access to the main western lookout and the eastern lookout, including the causway at the top of falls, remains open.

All other areas of Springbrook National Park are also open, unless otherwise stated.

Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas or the Restricted Access Area at the top of the falls - penalties apply.

Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

Please visit Park Alerts to keep up-to-date about changes to park conditions. The next update will be provided by Monday 26 February 2018.

Please note: Access to Springbrook National Park is via Numinbah Valley along Pine Creek Road ONLY. There is NO access from Mudgeeraba as Gold Coast-Springbrook Road remains closed until further notice.

Stay informed of road closures - check road conditions.

Last updated
4 December 2017