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Around Brisbane

Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Bribie Island Recreation Area visitor facilities remain closed due to COVID-19
Camping closures
Bunyaville Conservation Park (view park page)
Planned upgrades to underground sewer lines
D'Aguilar National Park (view park page)
Multi-use trail closures due to planned burn, Bellbird Grove area, D'Aguilar National Park
Planned burn Mt Mee section D'Aguilar National Park
Maiala day use area re-opening
Walkabout Creek Discovery Centre closure
Westridge Outlook temporarily closed due to facility maintenance (May 2020)
Mill Rainforest walking track closed
Camping closures
Road closures Mt Mee section of D'Aguilar National Park
Bellbird Grove day-use area temporarily closed due to facility upgrades
Westside track closed between the Western Window and Lawton Road
Daisy Hill Conservation Park (view park page)
Daisy Hill Conservation Park Visitor Facilities - What is open and what is closed?
Planned Burn - Daisy Hill Conservation Park
Planned upgrade to Paperbark Trail boardwalk
David Fleay Wildlife Park (view park page)
Tallebudgera Creek Conservation Park closed for through walks
David Fleay Wildlife Park closure
Fort Lytton National Park (view park page)
Temporary suspension of public events and activities at Fort Lytton National Park
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Binna Burra section closed due to wildfire
Planned upgrade - Green Mountains Camping Area
Camping closures
Lamington National Park (view park page)
Binna Burra section closed due to wildfire
Planned upgrade - Green Mountains Camping Area
Camping closures
Minjerribah Recreation Area (view park page)
Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) OPEN for day-use visitors
Temporary partial closure of Main Beach camping area for pest management
Camping closures
Moreton Bay Marine Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) OPEN for day-use visitors
Camping closures
Naree Budjong Djara National Park (view park page)
Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) OPEN for day-use visitors
Nerang National Park (view park page)
Planned upgrade to mountain bike trails in Nerang National Park
Planned burn - Aldgate Crescent
Samford Conservation Park (view park page)
Periodic closure of mountain bike track 5 (Sunset) for maintenance.
Mountain bike trail upgrades and maintenance, Samford Conservation Park
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Planned upgrade to Goomoolahra picnic area
Camping closures
Tallebudgera Creek and David Fleay conservation parks (view park page)
Tallebudgera Creek Conservation Park closed for through walks
Tamborine National Park (view park page)
Planned upgrade to Witches Falls circuit walking track
Planned upgrdade to Witches Falls Circuit
Tamborine National Park Visitor Facilities - What is open and what is closed?
Teerk Roo Ra National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Venman Bushland National Park (view park page)
All BBQs in Venman Bushland National Park closed until further notice

Around Townsville

Barnard Island Group National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Bowling Green Bay National Park (view park page)
Planned burn Bowling Green Bay National Park and Mingella State Forest
Camping closures
Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park (view park page)
Visitors to Townsville Town Common and Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park
Dalrymple National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Family Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Girramay National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Murray Falls camping and day-use area, Girramay National Park
Camping closures
Girringun National Park (view park page)
Girringun National Park Visitor Facilities - What is closed?
Camping closures
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Goold Island National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
Hinchinbrook Island open for day use only
Camping closures
Jourama Falls, Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Paluma Range National Park visitor facilities: what is open, what is closed?
Camping closures
Juwun and Jambal walks, Wet Tropics Great Walk (view park page)
Camping closures
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Magnetic Island National Park (view park page)
Magnetic Island National Park visitor facilities: what is open and what is closed?
Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Paluma Range National Park visitor facilities: what is open, what is closed?
Camping closures
Murray Falls, Girramay National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Murray Falls camping and day-use area, Girramay National Park
Camping closures
Orpheus Island National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Paluma Range National Park visitor facilities: what is open, what is closed?
Camping closures
Porcupine Gorge National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
Hinchinbrook Island open for day use only
Camping closures
Townsville Town Common Conservation Park (view park page)
Visitors to Townsville Town Common and Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park
Wallaman Falls Section, Wet Tropics Great Walk (view park page)
Camping closures
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
Wallaman Falls, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Girringun National Park Visitor Facilities - What is closed?
Camping closures
Wet Tropics Great Walk (view park page)
Camping closures
Wet season closure: Wet Tropics Great Walk, Girringun National Park
White Mountains National Park (view park page)
Camping closures

Cape York Peninsula

Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Camping closures
Wet season closure: Cape Melville National Park (CYPAL)
Cape York Peninsula parks (view park page)
Camping closures
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)
Flinders Group National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Camping closures
Jardine River National Park, Heathlands Resources Reserve and Jardine River Resources Reserve (view park page)
Scrubby Creek crossing: Eliot Falls day-use area, Heathlands Resources Reserve
Camping closures
Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Camping closures
Lizard Island National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)
Camping closures
Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Temporary closure: Twelve Mile camping area sites 7 and 8, Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Partial reopening of Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) for day-use and for residents within the determination area only.
Wet season closure camping update: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Camping closures
Three Islands Group National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Turtle Group National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Wuthara Island National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Camping closures

Central Coast

Broad Sound Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Bulburin National Park (view park page)
Wildfire damage
Camping closures
Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Capricornia Cays National Park (view park page)
North West Island closed from 1 June 2020 - 16 September 2020
Camping closures
Shark incident North West Island, Capricornia Cays National Park
Castle Tower National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Charon Point Regional Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Curtis Island National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Curtis Island National Park, Curtis Island Conservation Park and Curtis Island State Forest closed 1-5 June 2020
Curtis Island National Park, Curtis Island Conservation Park and Curtis Island State Forest closed 25-29 May 2020
Camping closures
Shark incident North West Island, Capricornia Cays National Park
Deepwater National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Eurimbula National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Goodedulla National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Kalpowar State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Keppel Bay Islands National Park and Keppel Bay Islands National Park (Scientific) (view park page)
Camping closures
Shark incident North West Island, Capricornia Cays National Park
Kroombit Tops National Park (view park page)
Planned upgrade and maintenance - Visitor infrastructure
Planned maintenance to Kroombit Tops National Park internal access roads
Camping closures
Mon Repos Conservation Park (view park page)
Mon Repos Turtle Centre closure
Mouth of Baffle Creek Conservation Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Shoalwater Bay Regional Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Wild Cattle Island National Park (view park page)
Camping closures

Central Highlands

Blackdown Tableland National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Carnarvon Great Walk (view park page)
Camping closures
Isla Gorge National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Ka Ka Mundi, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Mazeppa National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Minerva Hills National Park (view park page)
Planned roadworks
Mount Moffatt, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Nuga Nuga National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Salvator Rosa, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure to park access road
Camping closures

Mackay/Proserpine

Cape Hillsborough National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Sunrise Wallaby Experience temporarily closed
Cape Palmerston National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Cape Upstart National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Cathu State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Conway National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Conway circuit (view park page)
Camping closures
Crediton State Forest (view park page)
Planned Burning - Eungella National Park & Crediton State Forest.
Camping closures
Dryander National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Eungella National Park (view park page)
Temporary Closure - Finch Hatton Gorge Walking Tracks
Planned Burning - Eungella National Park & Crediton State Forest.
Camping closures
Gloucester Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Homevale National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Lindeman Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Mackay Highlands Great Walk (view park page)
Camping closures
Mackay Islands National Parks (view park page)
Camping closures
Mia Mia State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Molle Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Newry Islands National Park (view park page)
Smoke from South Cumberland and Newry Islands National Park, 4 May 2020 to 30 June 2020
Camping closures
Repulse Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Smith Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
South Cumberland Islands National Park (view park page)
Smoke from South Cumberland and Newry Islands National Park, 4 May 2020 to 30 June 2020
Camping closures
Whitsunday Islands National Park (view park page)
Smoke from Whitsunday Islands National Park - Planned Burn - 20 April to 30 May 2020
Camping closures
The Whitsunday Craig Trail construction works
Whitsunday Ngaro Sea Trail (view park page)
Camping closures
The Whitsunday Craig Trail construction works
Whitsunday national park islands (view park page)
Camping closures
The Whitsunday Craig Trail construction works

North Queensland

Atherton and Evelyn tablelands parks and forests (view park page)
Crater Lakes National Park Visitor Facilities - What is closed?
Camping closures
Barron Gorge National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Barron Gorge boardwalk, Barron Gorge National Park
Bartle Frere trail, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Wooroonooran National Park visitor facilities: what is open, what is closed?
Camping closures
Blackbraes National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Canyon Resources Reserve (view park page)
Camping closures
Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Chillagoe Hub visitor centre and Ranger-guided cave tours, Chillagoe-Mungana Caves National Park
Cooktown area parks (view park page)
Camping closures
Crater Lakes National Park (view park page)
Crater Lakes National Park Visitor Facilities - What is closed?
Temporary closure of foreshore walk: Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park
Temporary closure of toilet for maintenance: Lake Barrine, Crater Lakes National Park
Daintree National Park (view park page)
Daintree National Park Visitor Facilities - What is open and what is closed?
Camping closures
Danbulla National Park and State Forest (view park page)
Danbulla National Park and State Forest visitor facilities: what is open, what is closed?
Camping closures
Davies Creek National Park, Dinden National Park, Dinden West Forest Reserve and Bare Hill Conservation Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Frankland Group National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Goldfield trail, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Wooroonooran National Park visitor facilities: what is open, what is closed?
Camping closures
Temporary closure: Kearneys Falls walking track, Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park
Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Herberton Range National Park, Herberton Range Conservation Park, Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve (view park page)
Camping closures
Hope Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Wooroonooran National Park visitor facilities: what is open, what is closed?
Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park (view park page)
Temporary closure due to pest control activities: Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park
Wet season closure: Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park
Koombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park (view park page)
Safety advice - bridge damage along Twin Bridges track: Kuranda National Park and Mowbray National Park
Lake Barrine, Crater Lakes National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of toilet for maintenance: Lake Barrine, Crater Lakes National Park
Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park (view park page)
Crater Lakes National Park Visitor Facilities - What is closed?
Temporary closure of foreshore walk: Lake Eacham, Crater Lakes National Park
Mangkalba (Cedar Bay), Ngalba Bulal National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Misty Mountains wilderness tracks (view park page)
Two tonne load limit restriction on vehicles accessing Cochable Creek day-use area access road: Tully Gorge National Park
Temporary track closure for repairs: Djilgarrin track, Misty Mountains wilderness tracks
Camping closures
Mossman Gorge, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Daintree National Park Visitor Facilities - What is open and what is closed?
Mount Lewis National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Mount Lewis Road, Mount Lewis National Park
Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (view park page)
Planned burn for Mount Whitfield Conservation Park
Palmer Goldfield Resources Reserve (view park page)
Camping closures
Palmerston (Doongan), Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Princess Hills, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Rungulla National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Russell River National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Snapper Island, Hope Islands National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Speewah Conservation Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Tully Gorge National Park (view park page)
Tully Gorge National Park Visitor Facilities - What is closed?
Two tonne load limit restriction on vehicles accessing Cochable Creek day-use area access road: Tully Gorge National Park
Safety setback of 17m opposite the camping area: left bank of Tully River, Tully Gorge National Park
Camping closures
Tully section, Tully Gorge National Park (view park page)
Tully Gorge National Park Visitor Facilities - What is closed?
Camping closures
Undara Volcanic National Park (view park page)
Recommencement of guided lava tube tours, Undara Volcanic National Park
Temporary cancellation: guided lava tube tours, Undara Volcanic National Park
Wairuna, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Wooroonooran National Park visitor facilities: what is open, what is closed?
Camping closures
Temporary closure: Kearneys Falls walking track, Goldsborough Valley, Wooroonooran National Park

Outback Queensland

Bladensburg National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park temporarily closed
Culgoa Floodplain National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Currawinya National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Diamantina National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Expedition National Park (view park page)
Lonesome Lookout closed for Construction work
Camping closures
Forest Den National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Hell Hole Gorge National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Idalia National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Lake Murphy Conservation Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Lawn Hill Gorge, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Lochern National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Mariala National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Moorrinya National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Munga-Thirri National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Parks of Central West Queensland (view park page)
Camping closures
Riversleigh World Heritage Site, Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Thrushton National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Welford National Park (view park page)
Camping closures

Sunshine Coast

Amamoor State Forest and National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Auburn River National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests (view park page)
Glass House Mountains lookout track temporarily closed
Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forest Visitor Facililties - What is open and what is closed?
Camping closures
Brooyar State Forest (view park page)
Brooyar Forest Drive road works
Camping closures
Burrum Coast National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Cania Gorge National Park (view park page)
Planned burn
Conondale National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Conondale Range Great Walk (view park page)
Camping closures
Cooloola Great Walk (view park page)
Camping closures
Cooloola Recreation Area, Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Planned burn – Carlo Sandblow
Cooloola Recreation Area visitor facilities remain closed due to COVID-19
Dump Ezy Construction - Noosa North Shore
Camping closures
Cordalba State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Glass House Mountains National Park (view park page)
Tibrogargan carpark temporarily closed
Great Sandy Marine Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Imbil State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Heavy vehicle detour on Sunday Creek Road
Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area (view park page)
Inskip Peninsula Recreation Area visitor facilities remain closed due to COVID-19
Camping closures
Jimna State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk (view park page)
Dundonga Creek Walk Closed
K’gari (Fraser Island) OPEN for day-use visitors
Marine stingers - 01 November to 31 May
Camping closures
K'gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Dundonga Creek Walk Closed
K’gari (Fraser Island) OPEN for day-use visitors
Marine stingers - 01 November to 31 May
Camping closures
Kondalilla National Park (view park page)
Kondalilla National Park Visitor Facilities - What is open and what is closed?
Mapleton National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Mount Coolum National Park (view park page)
Mt Coolum National Park Marcoola Section feral animal control
Mount Walsh National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Mouth of Kolan River Conservation Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Noosa National Park (view park page)
Noosa National Park planned burns
Noosa National Park East Weyba Section feral animal control program
Noosa National Park Visitor Facilities - What is open and what is closed?
Parklands Conservation Park (view park page)
Parklands Conservation Park - planned burning
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Camping closures
Tewantin National Park (view park page)
Tewantin National Park planned burns
Tolderodden Conservation Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Tuan State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Woody Island (Tooliewah) and Little Woody Island (Walangoora), Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
Camping closures

West of Brisbane

Barakula State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Benarkin State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Bunya Mountains National Park (view park page)
Closure of Scenic Circuit walking Track - Bunya Mountains National Park
Camping closures
Walking track closure
Crows Nest National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Girraween National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Glen Rock State Forest (view park page)
Camping closures
Lake Broadwater Conservation Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Main Range National Park (view park page)
Temporary walking track closures - Cunningham's Gap section
Temporary closure of Lookout Road due to infrastructure project work
Camping closures
Moogerah Peaks National Park (view park page)
Camping closures
Mount Barney National Park (view park page)
Planned Maintenance along Yellow Pinch walking track.
Camping closures
Sundown National Park (view park page)
Park Closure - due to pest management control program
Camping closures
Last updated:
29 May 2020