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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

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
Enoggera Reservoir swimming area closed 31/5/2018
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Changes to The Settlement camping area
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY
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 Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Planned road works along the Cowan Cowan Bypass Road
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Fire trail repairs underway access restricted.
Changes to The Settlement camping area
Planned upgrade to Gwongorella day-use area
QPWS Springbrook Visitor Information Centre (Gauriemabah) now open
Eastern side of Purling Brook Falls circuit closed
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY

Around Townsville

Barnard Island Group National Park (view park page)
Partial closure of Barnard Island Group National Park
Bowling Green Bay National Park (view park page)
Mt Elliot Bush Camping at Bowling Green Bay National Park temporarily suspended
Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
Planned burn operations on Hinchinbrook Island National Park
North and South Shepherd Bay tracks closed
Jourama Falls, Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Planned burning operations: Jourama Falls section, Paluma Range National Park
Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Planned burning operations: Jourama Falls section, Paluma Range National Park
Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
Planned burn operations in Hincinbrook Island National Park

Cape York Peninsula

Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Feral animal control program involving aerial shooting of feral animals: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL), Lama Lama National Park (CYPAL), Muundhi (Jack River) National Park (CYPAL) and Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL)
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)
Scrubby Creek crossing: Eliot Falls camping and day-use area, Heathlands Regional Park
Lama Lama National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Feral animal control program involving aerial shooting of feral animals: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL), Lama Lama National Park (CYPAL), Muundhi (Jack River) National Park (CYPAL) and Cape Melville 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)
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)
Feral animal control program involving aerial shooting of feral animals: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL), Lama Lama National Park (CYPAL), Muundhi (Jack River) National Park (CYPAL) and Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL)
Partial opening: 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 Five Rocks and Stockyard Point areas, Byfield National Park and Conservation Park
Temporary closure of Upper Stony Creek road and access to Upper Stony Creek day use and camping areas, Byfield State Forest
Kroombit Tops National Park (view park page)
Pest management control program

Central Highlands

Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Planned maintenance Big Bend camping area and day use facilities.

Mackay/Proserpine

Brampton Islands National Park (view park page)
Cape Hillsborough Lookout closed on Brampton Island's, Brampton Peak track.
Cape Hillsborough National Park (view park page)
Beachcombers Walking Track Upgrade/ Temporary partial closure
Whitsunday national park islands (view park page)
Whitehaven Beach planned upgrade progress update - further tree debris removal
Whitsunday Islands National Park - Whitehaven Beach campground and Solway Circuit access.

North Queensland

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
Fitzroy Island National Park (view park page)
Planned burn Fitzroy Island National Park
Frankland Group National Park (view park page)
Partial closure of Frankland Group National Park
Herberton Range National Park, Herberton Range Conservation Park, Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve (view park page)
Temporary closure bush camping and roads: Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve
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.
Mount Lewis National Park (view park page)
Seasonal road closure: Mt Lewis 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)
Repair works: Alligators Nest day-use area, Tully Gorge National Park
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

Bladensburg National Park (view park page)
Temporary road closures Bladensburg National Park
Diamantina National Park (view park page)
Warracoota Tourist Drive Closed
Expedition National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Starkvale bush camping area

Sunshine Coast

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)
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)
Ship Wreckage Exposed
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)
Ungowa Campground and access road Temporarily Closed
Marine Stingers
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)
Marine Stingers
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)
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

Bunya Mountains National Park (view park page)
Temporary walking track closures: Bunya Mountains National Park
Girraween National Park (view park page)
Reduced campsite availability: Girraween National Park
Temporary closure: Bald Rock Creek day-use area swimming site
Hot water turned off in camping areas from Monday 21 May 2018
Main Range National Park (view park page)
Wilsons Peak closed due to wildfire
Queen Mary Falls toilet upgrade
Planned burning initial advice
Mount Barney National Park (view park page)
Mt Barney safety signage upgrade
Planned burning
Sundown National Park (view park page)
Sundown National Park: temporary closure for pest management
Last updated:
28 May 2018