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Planned upgrade to Gwongorella picnic area - Stage 2

This alert applies to the following parks:

Planned upgrade to the Gwongorella picnic area re-development is scheduled to commence on 23 July, with completion prior to the Christmas school holidays.

As a result, the following areas will be closed for the duration of this period:

  • Gwongorella car park.
  • Gwongorella picnic area and all visitor facilities.
  • Access track to Purling Brook Falls from Gwongorella picnic area.

Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas. Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

Alternative car parking, visitor facilities, and entrance to Purling Brook Falls walking track will be available via The Settlement day-use area, Carricks Road. Please use the Springbrook National Park map (PDF, 333K) for directions to The Settlement day-use area.

Last updated
9 July 2018