Mount Ernest section and parts of Cronan Creek area closed

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

Fire closure or access restriction
22 August to 30 September 2023
22 August 2023 12:32pm
31 August 2023 11:26am

This alert applies to the following park:

Due to a current wildfire, the Mount Ernest section of Mount Barney National Park is temporarily closed and will remain so until declared safe.

The Mount Ernest section is the area between the Mount Lindsay Highway and Cronan Creek. This includes Mount Ernest, the Mount Ernest fireline and the Boonah Border Gate remote campground.

Wildfire mitigation activities are in progress and areas will be reopened once conditions are considered safe.

Please observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers, and do not enter closed areas.

All permits for closed areas are suspended for the duration of the closure. Commercial tour operators and other permit or agreement holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

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