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Bushfire closures

Applies until 13 December 2019.

This alert applies to the following parks:

The Cooloola Great Walk and Cooloola Wilderness Trail - all walkers camps, and the walking track from campsite 3 to Cooloola Sandpatch are temporarily closed until further notice due to a recent bushfire caused by an abandoned campfire near Red Canyon, Teewah Beach.

Harry’s Hut day-use area is open, and there is partial opening of the Harry’s Hut camping area from 2 November 2019 with 8 vehicle access and 4 river access camp sites open.

A Total Fire Prohibition is still in place across the Cooloola Recreation Area.

Visitors must comply with closures, fire prohibition, signage and directions of QPWS rangers—penalties may apply.

Your safety is our concern, but your responsibility.

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Last updated
30 October 2019