Storm damage - Lamington National Park partially open

Closure status: A facility or feature within the park is closed

Category:
Park or facility closure
Applies:
16 December 2020 to 29 January 2021
Published:
16 December 2020 9:20am
Updated:
22 January 2021 10:25am
ID:
20503

This alert applies to the following parks:

Following storm damage, some walking tracks within Lamington National Park have reopened, while others remain temporarily closed until declared safe. Damaging winds and heavy rainfall have caused numerous fallen trees and other hazards.

QPWS rangers are currently working on repairs. Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas.

Open walking tracks in the Binna Burra section:

  • Caves circuit
  • Coomera circuit 
  • Daves Creek circuit
  • Rainforest circuit
  • Tullawallal circuit
  • Border Track
  • Lower and Upper Ballunjui track 
  • The Ship Stern circuit with a CAUTION as there are large tree falls on the track.

Open walking tracks in the Green Mountains section:

  • Centenary track
  • Forestry camp track
  • Morans Falls track
  • Python Rock track
  • Rainforest return
  • Border Track
  • Box Forest circuit 

Closed walking tracks in the Binna Burra section:

  • Araucaria lookout track
  • Illinbah circuit (fire damage as per separate Park Alert)
  • Gwonogoorool track (fire damage as per separate Park Alert)
  • Lower Bellbird circuit (fire damage as per separate Park Alert)
  • Mount Hobwee circuit
  • Wagawn track

Closed walking tracks in the Green Mountains section:

  • Albert River circuit
  • Toolona Creek circuit
  • West Canungra Creek circuit

Gold Coast Hinterland Great walk:

  •  The Gold Coast Hinterland Great walk is open

For your safety please use caution whilst visiting the park—while some walking tracks have reopened, bushwalkers may still encounter falling trees or recently fallen trees due to the soft, saturated ground, and rising or fast flowing creeks. Remember—if it's flooded, forget it, even on our walking tracks!

Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

Park Alerts will be regularly updated regarding conditions on park. The next update will be provided by Friday the 29th of January 2021.

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