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Around Brisbane

D'Aguilar National Park (view park page)
Planned roadworks on AK Break within D'Aguilar National Park.
Planned roadworks on Rods Yards break (lower) within D'Aguilar National Park.
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Binna Burra Road Access Restrictions
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)
Annual seasonal closure period for all Lamington bush camping areas
Binna Burra Road Access Restrictions
Walking track update (ex-TC Debbie) - Lamington National Park
Access to Green Mountains section is via Lamington National Park Road ONLY
Cyclone damage - Darlington and Illinbah remote bush camping areas in Lamington National Park
Naree Budjong Djara National Park (view park page)
Main Beach camping area closed due to wildfire
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Planned upgrade to Gwongorella picnic area - Stage 2
Access to Springbrook National Park is via Pine Creek Road ONLY
Tamborine National Park (view park page)
Limited parking at Cedar Creek

Around Townsville

Bowling Green Bay National Park (view park page)
Caution required with rising water at Alligator Creek due to recent heavy rain
Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest (view park page)
Temporary closure of camping area and day-use area due to flooding: Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest
Cardwell State Forest (view park page)
Temporary closure Cardwell Forest Drive recreational facilities due to wet conditions: Cardwell State Forest
Girringun National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure Cardwell Forest Drive recreational facilities due to wet conditions: Cardwell State Forest
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Wet season closure: Wairuna section, Girringun National Park
Wet season closure: Princess Hills section, Girringun National Park
Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
Shepherd Bay tracks closed
Jourama Falls, Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of camping area and day-use area due to flooding: Jourama Falls, Paluma Range National Park
Juwun and Jambal walks, Wet Tropics Great Walk (view park page)
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of camping area and day-use area due to flooding: Jourama Falls, Paluma Range 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

Cape York Peninsula

Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Upcoming wet season closure: Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL)
Feral animal control program involving aerial shooting of feral animals: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL), Lama Lama National Park (CYPAL), Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) and Muundhi (Jack River) National Park (CYPAL)
Bushfire awareness: 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)
A feral animal control program involving aerial shooting of feral animals: Jardine River National Park, Heathlands Resources Reserve, and Jardine River Resources Reserve
Temporary closure Hunter Falls area: Jardine River National Park
Fire in the vicinity of Jardine River: Jardine River National 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), Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) and Muundhi (Jack River) National Park (CYPAL)
Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
Bushfire awareness: Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Changes to camp site numbering: Kalpowar Crossing camping area, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Closure due to fire danger: all camping areas, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Upcoming wet season closure: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Feral animal control program involving aerial shooting of feral animals: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL), Lama Lama National Park (CYPAL), Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) and Muundhi (Jack River) National Park (CYPAL)

Central Coast

Broadwater Conservation Park (view park page)
Temporary park closure due to recent wildfire
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)
Big Sandy difficult access to Nine Mile Beach and Five Rocks
Capricornia Cays National Park (view park page)
Campground closure for redevelopment works on North West Island, Capricornia Cays National Park - 16 May 2019 to 30 August 2019
North West and Lady Musgrave Islands seasonal camping closure
Mast Head Island and beach and Erskine Island and beach Seasonal Closure
Mon Repos Conservation Park (view park page)
Turtle Encounter Tours for 2018-2019 Turtle season
Vehicle access changes at Mon Repos Conservation Park
Mount Archer National Park (view park page)
Zamia Track Upgrade Works - Mt Archer National Park.
Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park (view park page)
Temporary park closure due to recent wildfire

Central Highlands

Blackdown Tableland National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure due to recent fires
Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Carnarvon Gorge Section is closed due to wildfire
Mount Moffatt, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Carnarvon Gorge - Mount Moffatt Section temporary closure due to wildfire

Mackay/Proserpine

Crediton State Forest (view park page)
Eungella and Crediton - Minor Closure
Eungella National Park (view park page)
Eungella NP Broken River Bush Camp - Closure due to bridge repair works
Eungella and Crediton - Minor Closure
Mackay Highlands Great Walk (view park page)
Eungella and Crediton - Minor Closure
Whitsunday Islands National Park (view park page)
Construction material unload and heli-lift at Southern Whitehaven Beach
Changes to Whitehaven Beach day-use, campground and Solway Circuit access
Whitsunday Ngaro Sea Trail (view park page)
Construction material unload and heli-lift at Southern Whitehaven Beach
Changes to Whitehaven Beach day-use, campground and Solway Circuit access
Whitsunday national park islands (view park page)
Construction material unload and heli-lift at Southern Whitehaven Beach
Changes to Whitehaven Beach day-use, campground and Solway Circuit access

North Queensland

Atherton and Evelyn tablelands parks and forests (view park page)
Temporary closure of camping area due to tree maintenance: Koombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park
Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Load limits on timber sections of Marrja boardwalk: Cape Tribulation section, Daintree National Park
Upgrade works: Dubuji day-use area, Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Upcoming temporary closures: Marrja and Jindalba boardwalks, Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Daintree National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure to wheelchair ramp access Dubuji toilet block: Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Load limits on timber sections of Marrja boardwalk: Cape Tribulation section, Daintree National Park
Upgrade works: Dubuji day-use area, Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Upcoming temporary closures: Marrja and Jindalba boardwalks, Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park
Davies Creek National Park and Dinden National Park (view park page)
Roadworks on Clohesy River Road: Dinden National Park
Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of Goldsborough Valley section due to flooding: Wooroonooran National Park
Herberton Range National Park, Herberton Range Conservation Park, Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve (view park page)
Temporary closure of all mountain bike trails: Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park
Temporary partial closure bike trails for maintenance : Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park
Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Safety advice: showers and possible thunderstorms forecasted Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park
Temporary closure of BBQ at Josephine Falls day-use area: Wooroonooran National Park
Koombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of camping area due to tree maintenance: Koombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park
Temporary closure Wall Creek Road and bush camping: Kooombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park
Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park (view park page)
Temporary road closure: Black Mountain Road, Kuranda and Mowbray national parks
Palmer Goldfield Resources Reserve (view park page)
Wet season closure: Palmer Goldfield Resources Reserve
Princess Hills, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Wet season closure: Princess Hills section, Girringun National Park
Rungulla National Park (view park page)
Wet season closure: Rungulla National Park
Wairuna, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Wet season closure: Wairuna section, Girringun National Park
Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Safety advice: showers and possible thunderstorms forecasted Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park
Temporary closure of Goldsborough Valley section due to flooding: Wooroonooran National Park
Temporary closure of BBQ at Josephine Falls day-use area: Wooroonooran National Park
Temporary closure: West Maalan bridge, Wooroonooran National Park

Outback Queensland

Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (view park page)
Removal of floating bridge at Boodjamulla National Park
Culgoa Floodplain National Park (view park page)
Water holes adjacent to all camp sites are now dry, including Byra Lagoon.
Currawinya National Park (view park page)
Lake Wyara and Lake Numalla are dry
Expedition National Park (view park page)
Expedition National Park closed due to wildfire
Lawn Hill Gorge, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (view park page)
Removal of floating bridge at Boodjamulla National Park
Munga-Thirri National Park (view park page)
Munga-Thirri National Park temporary closure

Sunshine Coast

Amamoor State Forest and Forest Reserve (view park page)
Local Fire Ban
Brooyar State Forest (view park page)
Local Fire Ban
Burrum Coast National Park (view park page)
Planned maintenance to Palm Beach Road
Conondale National Park (view park page)
Planned closure of Bundaroo Creek bridge
Cooloola Great Walk (view park page)
Cooloola wildfire park restrictions
Cooloola Great Walk advanced booking restriction - 14 December until 31 January
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Cooloola wildfire park restrictions
Track/facility closures due to recent storm damage
Cooloola Great Walk advanced booking restriction - 14 December until 31 January
Upgrade works to Upper Noosa River Campsites 1, 2 and 3
Dislodged Rocks at Teewah Beach Camping Zone
Glass House Mountains National Park (view park page)
Mt Tibrogargan car park and day use area closed
Great Sandy Marine Park (view park page)
Ex HMAS-Tobruk site is a restricted access area.
Imbil State Forest (view park page)
Planned harvesting operations and closure of walking tracks
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk (view park page)
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk Advanced Booking Restriction
Temporary closure Dundonga Creek walk
Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk access partially restricted due to tree fall
Awinya Road Temporary Closure
K'gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk Advanced Booking Restriction
Temporary closure Dundonga Creek walk
Northern Scenic Road Partial Closure
Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk access partially restricted due to tree fall
Awinya Road Temporary Closure
Noosa National Park (view park page)
Walking track closure Sunshine Beach to Alexandria Bay
Woondum National Park (view park page)
Local Fire Ban

West of Brisbane

Bunya Mountains National Park (view park page)
Temporary walking track closures: Bunya Mountains National Park
Crows Nest National Park (view park page)
Crows Nest Creek unsafe for swimming.
Girraween National Park (view park page)
Camping at Girraween National Park - December 2018 and January 2019
Last updated:
10 December 2018