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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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Camping information

Bowling Green Bay National Park (view park page)
Mt Elliot Bush Camping at Bowling Green Bay National Park temporarily suspended
Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest (view park page)
Myrtella camping area, Byfield National Park closed due to planned burning operations
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Dislodged Rocks at Teewah Beach Camping Zone
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Changes to The Settlement camping area at Springbrook National Park
Jardine River National Park, Heathlands Resources Reserve and Jardine River Resources Reserve (view park page)
Scrubby Creek crossing: Eliot Falls camping and day-use area, Heathlands Regional Park
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Cyclone damage - Darlington and Illinbah remote bush camping areas in Lamington National Park
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Changes to The Settlement camping area at Springbrook National Park

Fire closures/restrictions

Curtis Island National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Grahams Creek tourist drive, Curtis Island closed for annual hazard reduction burn program
Great Sandy Marine Park (view park page)
Planned burn Woody Island (Tooliewah) section
Main Range National Park (view park page)
Planned burning initial advice
Woody Island and Little Woody Island, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Planned burn Woody Island (Tooliewah) section

Others

Amamoor State Forest and Forest Reserve (view park page)
Pest management control
Blackbraes National Park (view park page)
Planned burns Blackbraes and White Mountains National Park
Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Smoke hazard along Northern Access Track
Bulburin National Park (view park page)
Forestry Harvesting
Burrum Coast National Park (view park page)
Sand mining traffic
Cape York Peninsula parks (view park page)
Park alerts for Cape York Peninsula parks are published on individual park pages
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Ship Wreckage Exposed
Currawinya National Park (view park page)
Lake Wyara and Lake Numalla are dry
Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Planned Maintenance Kingfisher Hill Exit Road
Marine Stingers
Dingo Safety
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Great Sandy Marine Park (view park page)
Marine Stingers
Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park (view park page)
Safety advice Black Mountain Road: Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Mon Repos Conservation Park (view park page)
Mon Repos Turtle Encounter tours closed for 2017/18 season
Mount Cook National Park (view park page)
Slippery conditions: Mount Cook walking track, Mount Cook National Park
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY
Sundown National Park (view park page)
Sundown National Park: temporary closure for pest management
White Mountains National Park (view park page)
Planned burns Blackbraes and White Mountains National Park
Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: West Malaan bridge, Wooroonooran National Park

Track/facility closures

Atherton and Evelyn tablelands parks and forests (view park page)
Temporary partial closure: bush camping and some roads within Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve
Barnard Island Group National Park (view park page)
Barnard Island Group National Park closed for Pest Management Program
Bellthorpe National Park (view park page)
Bellthorpe National Park roads damaged by wet weather
Blackbraes National Park (view park page)
Emu Swamp Camping Ground closed
Brampton Islands National Park (view park page)
Cape Hillsborough Lookout closed on Brampton Island's, Brampton Peak track.
Bulburin National Park (view park page)
Bulburin National Park partial closure of access roads
Burleigh Head National Park (view park page)
Oceanview track closed for through walks
Burrum Coast National Park (view park page)
The southern access to Kinkuna Section of the Burrum Coast National Park is closed due to road damage. The northern access remains open with caution.
Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Feral animal control program: Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL)
Wet season closure: Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL)
Conondale National Park (view park page)
Unplanned closure of road bridge
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Planned track maintenance to Western Firebreak and Eastern Firebreak
Cooloola Wilderness Trail partially open
Curtis Island National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Closure of Campgrounds - Curtis Island National Park, State Forest and Regional Park feral animal control program
D'Aguilar National Park (view park page)
Enoggera Reservoir swimming area CLOSED for scheduled maintenance
Planned maintenance to the Gantry structure within the Gantry day-use area
Daintree National Park (view park page)
Minor delays and noise due to soil testing: Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park
Dalrymple Gap walking track, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Partial temporary closure: Dalrymple Gap walking track, Girringun National Park
Danbulla National Park and State Forest (view park page)
Temporary closure - Mount Edith, Kauri Creek and Tinaroo Creek Roads, Danbulla National Park and State Forest
Davies Creek National Park and Dinden National Park (view park page)
Partial opening: Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park, Dinden West Forest Reserve and Dinden State Forest
Errk Oykangand National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Errk Oykangand National Park (CYPAL)
Expedition National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Starkvale bush camping area
Frankland Group National Park (view park page)
Frankland Group National Park closed for Pest Management Program
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
Girringun National Park (view park page)
Partial temporary closure: Dalrymple Gap walking track, Girringun National Park
Wet season closure: Princess Hills section, Girringun National Park
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Temporary closure: Wairuna camping area, Girringun National Park
Herberton Range National Park, Herberton Range Conservation Park, Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve (view park page)
Temporary partial closure: bush camping and some roads within Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve
Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
North and South Shepherd Bay tracks closed
Jumrum Creek Conservation Park (view park page)
Temporary partial closure of walking track: Jumrum Creek Conservation Park
Juwun and Jambal walks, Wet Tropics Great Walk (view park page)
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Ka Ka Mundi Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Pest management control program - Ka Ka Mundi section Carnarvon National Park
Kroombit Tops National Park (view park page)
Pest management control program
Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Twin Bridges Track, East Black Mountain Road, Kuranda National Park
Lama Lama National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Feral animal control program: Lama Lama National Park (CYPAL) and Muundhi (Jack River) National Park (CYPAL)
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Walking track update (ex-TC Debbie) - Lamington National Park
Mapleton National Park (view park page)
Storm Damage - Gheerulla Trail Bike Area Sam Kelly entry and Two Way link closed
Misty Mountains wilderness tracks (view park page)
Partial closure: Misty mountains wilderness tracks, Wooroonooran National Park, Tully Gorge National Park and Tully Falls National Park.
Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Planned roadworks along the Cowan Cowan Bypass Road
Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Minor delays and noise due to soil testing: Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park
Mount Coolum National Park (view park page)
Track Closures for Fox Control Program- Mt Coolum National Park, Maroochy River Conservation Park and Maroochy River Wetlands Conservation Park
Mount Lewis National Park (view park page)
Seasonal road closure: Mt Lewis National Park
Nerang National Park and Nerang State Forest (view park page)
Temporary closure of Gold Coast Cycle Centre
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)
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
Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Eastern side of Purling Brook Falls circuit closed
Tully Falls National Park (view park page)
Partial closure: Misty mountains wilderness tracks, Wooroonooran National Park, Tully Gorge National Park and Tully Falls National Park.
Tully Gorge National Park (view park page)
Partial closure: Misty mountains wilderness tracks, Wooroonooran National Park, Tully Gorge National Park and Tully Falls National Park.
Wairuna, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Wairuna camping area, 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
Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Partial closure: Misty mountains wilderness tracks, Wooroonooran National Park, Tully Gorge National Park and Tully Falls National Park.

Track/facility upgrades

Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests (view park page)
Beerwah State Forest, Coochin Creek campground and day-use area
Burrum Coast National Park (view park page)
Planned maintenance to Palm Beach road.
Cape Hillsborough National Park (view park page)
Beachcombers Walking Track Upgrade/ Temporary partial closure
Cordalba State Forest (view park page)
Planned roadworks on the emergency vehicle access tracks
Glass House Mountains National Park (view park page)
Upgrade Works in Glass House Mountains National Park
Main Range National Park (view park page)
Queen Mary Falls toilet upgrade
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Planned upgrade to Gwongorella day-use area
QPWS Springbrook Visitor Information Centre (Gauriemabah) now open
Whitsunday national park islands (view park page)
Whitsunday Islands National Park - Whitehaven Beach campground and Solway Circuit access.
Last updated:
24 April 2018