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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)
Planned burn in Bribie Island National Park
Burleigh Head National Park (view park page)
Oceanview track closed for through walks
D'Aguilar National Park (view park page)
Jacky Creek centre track closed due to damage
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY
Changes to The Settlement camping area
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Cyclone damage - Darlington and Illinbah remote bush camping areas in Lamington National Park
Walking track update (ex-TC Debbie) - Lamington National Park
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Moreton Bay Marine Park (view park page)
Planned burn in Naree Budjong Djara National Park
Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Partial closure of the Cape Moreton walking track for lighthouse maintenance
Planned road works along the Cowan Cowan Bypass Road
Naree Budjong Djara National Park (view park page)
Planned burn in Naree Budjong Djara National Park
Pine Ridge Conservation Park (view park page)
Planned burn - Pine Ridge
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Planned maintenance to Tallanbana picnic area carpark
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY
Changes to The Settlement camping area
Eastern side of Purling Brook Falls circuit closed

Around Townsville

Barnard Island Group National Park (view park page)
Barnard Island Group National Park to reopen Monday 18 June 2018
Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Temporary road closure: Kirrama Range Road, Girringun National Park
Bowling Green Bay National Park (view park page)
Mt Elliot Bush Camping at Bowling Green Bay National Park temporarily suspended
Girramay National Park (view park page)
Smoke advice: Murray Falls, Girramay National Park
Girringun National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park
Temporary road closure: Kirrama Range Road, Girringun National Park
Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
North and South Shepherd Bay tracks closed
Kirrama National Park (view park page)
Temporary road closure: Kirrama Range Road, Girringun National Park
Murray Falls, Girramay National Park (view park page)
Smoke advice: Murray Falls, Girramay National Park
Orpheus Island National Park (view park page)
Planned burn operations Orpheus Island National Park

Cape York Peninsula

Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
All camping areas are now open within Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL)
Planned burning: 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
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
Lakefield National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of Old Faithful Waterhole camp sites and access track: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Lizard Island National Park (view park page)
Watsons Bay campground BBQ facilities out of order
Planned burn Lizard Island National Park
Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Temporary closure for cultural reasons: Langi Lagoon and Night Paddock Lagoon, Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Smoke hazard: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Temporary closure of Old Faithful Waterhole camp sites and access track: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Temporary closure for cultural purposes: Twelve Mile camping area sites 7 and 8, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
All camping areas are open within Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Temporary closure: Low Lake day-use area and car park, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Wuthara Island National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Planned burn Wuthara Island National Park (CYPAL)

Central Coast

Bulburin National Park (view park page)
Bulburin National Park partial closure of access roads
Forestry Harvesting
Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest (view park page)
Planned roadwork at Byfield National Park, State Forest and Conservation Park
Temporary closure of Upper Stony Creek road and access to Upper Stony Creek day use and camping areas, Byfield State Forest
Curtis Island National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Closure of Curtis Island National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest facilities to conduct ground shooting activities
Closure of Curtis Island National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest facilities to conduct ground shooting activities

Mackay/Proserpine

Whitsunday Islands National Park (view park page)
Border Island - walking track construction
Whitsunday Islands National Park - Whitehaven Beach campground and Solway Circuit access
Whitsunday national park islands (view park page)
Border Island - walking track construction
Whitsunday Islands National Park - Whitehaven Beach campground and Solway Circuit access.

North Queensland

Atherton and Evelyn tablelands parks and forests (view park page)
Smoke alert and temporary closure: Mt Baldy and Yabi walking tracks and Atherton Mountain Bike Park, Herberton Range State Forest
Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of Avalon Street toilet block, Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Temporary closure of Jindalba toilet block: Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of Avalon Street toilet block, Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Temporary closure of Jindalba toilet block: Cape Tribulation, Daintree 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)
Road works: Davies Creek Road, Dinden National Park
Maintenance work on bike trails: Davies Creek Mountain Bike Park, Dinden West Forest Reserve and Dinden State Forest
Fitzroy Island National Park (view park page)
Planned burn Fitzroy Island National Park
Frankland Group National Park (view park page)
Frankland Island Group National Park to reopen Monday 18 June 2018
Herberton Range National Park, Herberton Range Conservation Park, Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve (view park page)
Smoke alert and temporary closure: Mt Baldy and Yabi walking tracks and Atherton Mountain Bike Park, Herberton Range State Forest
Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park (view park page)
Safety advice Black Mountain Road: Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park
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.
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)
Planned construction at Tully Gorge camping and day use area: Tully Gorge National Park
Partial closure: Misty mountains wilderness tracks, Wooroonooran National Park, Tully Gorge National Park and Tully Falls 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.
Temporary closure: West Maalan bridge, Wooroonooran National Park

Outback Queensland

Diamantina National Park (view park page)
Warracoota Tourist Drive Closed

Sunshine Coast

Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests (view park page)
Beerwah State Forest, Coochin Creek campground and day-use area
Bellthorpe National Park (view park page)
Planned Road Work on Brandons Road (also known as Mountford Road) Bellthorpe National Park
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.
Planned maintenance to Palm Beach Road.
Conondale National Park (view park page)
Unplanned closure of road bridge
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Upper Noosa River Campsites 1 to 3 temporarily closed
Dislodged Rocks at Teewah Beach Camping Zone
Cooloola Wilderness Trail partially open
Fraser Island Great Walk (view park page)
Temporary closure Dundonga Creek walk
Fraser Island, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Wongai, One Tree Rocks and Cornwells beach camping areas closed
Dingo Safety
Temporary closure Dundonga Creek walk
Northern Scenic Road Partial Closure
Glass House Mountains National Park (view park page)
Planned Capital Works project to Trachyte Circuit carpark and day-use area to upgrade visitor facilities.
Upgrade Works in Glass House Mountains National Park
Great Sandy Marine Park (view park page)
Prescribed burn Woody Island (Tooliewah)
Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area (view park page)
Temporary camp area closure for maintenance
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
Noosa National Park (view park page)
Planned Burn Noosa National Park
Tea Tree Bay public toilets upgrade
Planned burns at Noosa National Park
Woody Island and Little Woody Island, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Prescribed burn Woody Island (Tooliewah)

West of Brisbane

Barakula State Forest (view park page)
Barakula State Forest: temporarily closed for pest management
Benarkin State Forest (view park page)
Emu Creek camping area: temporary closure of showers
Bunya Mountains National Park (view park page)
Temporary walking track closures: Bunya Mountains National Park
Girraween National Park (view park page)
Creek and Peak trails closed during control burn operations
Temporary closure of camping areas due to water shortage
Girraween National Park: No water for showers from Friday 1 June 2018
Reduced campsite availability: Girraween National Park
Main Range National Park (view park page)
Planned burning initial advice
Mount Barney National Park (view park page)
Mt Barney safety signage upgrade
Planned burning
Last updated:
19 June 2018