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Around Brisbane

Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Very large high tides affecting beach driving on Bribie Island
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.
Fort Lytton National Park (view park page)
Fort Lytton Christmas closure
Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk (view park page)
Gold Coast - Springbrook Road now open
Binna Burra Road Access Restrictions
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
Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area (view park page)
Very large high tides affecting beach driving on Moreton Island
Naree Budjong Djara National Park (view park page)
Very large high tides affecting beach driving on North Stradbroke Island
Springbrook National Park (view park page)
Gold Coast - Springbrook Road now open
Gwongorella picnic area now open
Tamborine National Park (view park page)
Limited parking at Cedar Creek

Around Townsville

Blencoe Falls, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Blencoe Falls camping area, Girringun National Park
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)
Wet season road conditions: Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest
Wet season safety information: significant stream rises, Broadwater, Abergowrie State Forest
Cardwell State Forest (view park page)
Swimming platform upgrade Five Mile Creek day-use area: Cardwell State Forest
Girramay National Park (view park page)
Wet season road conditions: Murray Falls section, Girramay National Park
Wet season safety information: significant stream rises, Murray Falls section, Girramay National Park
Girringun National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Blencoe Falls camping area, Girringun National Park
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: Jourama Falls section, 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
Kirrama National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Blencoe Falls camping area, Girringun National Park
Mount Spec, Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Wet season road conditions: Big Crystal Creek and Little Crystal Creek, Paluma Range National Park
Wet season safety information: significant stream rises, Big Crystal Creek and Little Crystal Creek sections, Paluma Range National Park
Murray Falls, Girramay National Park (view park page)
Wet season road conditions: Murray Falls section, Girramay National Park
Wet season safety information: significant stream rises, Murray Falls section, Girramay National Park
Paluma Range National Park (view park page)
Wet season road conditions: Big Crystal Creek and Little Crystal Creek, Paluma Range National Park
Wet season safety information: significant stream rises, Big Crystal Creek and Little Crystal Creek sections, Paluma Range National Park
Temporary closure: Jourama Falls section, Paluma Range National Park
Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island National Park (view park page)
Thorsborne Trail closed 17-20 Dec
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)
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)
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)
Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) (view park page)
Wet season closure: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)
Changes to camp site numbering: Kalpowar Crossing camping area, 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

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.
Mount Etna Caves National Park (view park page)
Cancellation of Bat Cleft Tours

Central Highlands

Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park (view park page)
Some parts of Carnarvon Gorge are closed due to recent wildfire

Mackay/Proserpine

Crediton State Forest (view park page)
Eungella and Crediton - minor closure
Eungella National Park (view park page)
Eungella and Crediton - minor closure
Eungella NP Broken River Bush Camp - Closure due to bridge repair works
Mackay Highlands Great Walk (view park page)
Eungella and Crediton - minor closure
Whitsunday Islands National Park (view park page)
Changes to Whitehaven Beach day-use, campground and Solway Circuit access
Whitsunday Ngaro Sea Trail (view park page)
Changes to Whitehaven Beach day-use, campground and Solway Circuit access
Whitsunday national park islands (view park page)
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 Walsh River track due to unsafe conditions: Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve
Maintenance of mountain bike trails over the holiday period: Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park
Day use area and camping closure: Koombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park
Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park (view park page)
Upcoming wet season closure: Noah Beach camping area, 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
Daintree National Park (view park page)
Upcoming wet season closure: Noah Beach camping area, 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)
Temporary road closure due to wet conditions: Dinden National Park
Herberton Range National Park, Herberton Range Conservation Park, Herberton Range State Forest and Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve (view park page)
Temporary closure Walsh River track due to unsafe conditions: Baldy Mountain Forest Reserve
Maintenance of mountain bike trails over the holiday period: Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park
Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of BBQ at Josephine Falls day-use area: Wooroonooran National Park
Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park (view park page)
Temporary closure Keatings Lagoon walking track due to flooding: Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park
Koombooloomba National Park and Conservation Park (view park page)
Day use area and camping closure: 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)
Planned maintenance works for lower Bump Track: Mowbray National Park
Temporary road closure: Black Mountain Road, Kuranda and Mowbray national parks
Misty Mountains wilderness tracks (view park page)
Temporary closure of Misty Mountains wilderness tracks: Wooroonooran, Tully Falls and Tully Gorge National Parks
Mount Cook National Park (view park page)
Safety advice due to wet weather on Mount Cook walking track: Mount Cook National Park
Palmer Goldfield Resources Reserve (view park page)
Wet season closure: Palmer Goldfield Resources Reserve
Palmerston (Doongan), Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of Misty Mountains wilderness tracks: Wooroonooran, Tully Falls and Tully Gorge National Parks
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
Tully Falls National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of Misty Mountains wilderness tracks: Wooroonooran, Tully Falls and Tully Gorge National Parks
Tully Gorge National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure: Cochable Creek camping area, Tully Gorge National Park
Temporary closure of Misty Mountains wilderness tracks: Wooroonooran, Tully Falls and Tully Gorge National Parks
Wairuna, Girringun National Park (view park page)
Wet season closure: Wairuna section, Girringun National Park
Wooroonooran National Park (view park page)
Temporary closure of Misty Mountains wilderness tracks: Wooroonooran, Tully Falls and Tully Gorge National Parks
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
Diamantina National Park (view park page)
Diamantina National Park temporary closure due to wet conditions
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
Conondale Range Great Walk (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
Very large high tides affecting beach driving on Cooloola Recreation Area
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
WARNING Marine Stingers
Temporary closure Dundonga Creek walk
Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk access partially restricted due to tree fall
K'gari (Fraser Island), Great Sandy National Park (view park page)
K'gari (Fraser Island) Great Walk advanced booking restriction
Very large high tides affecting beach driving on K'gari (Fraser Island)
WARNING Marine Stingers
Temporary closure Dundonga Creek walk
Northern Scenic Road Partial Closure
Wanggoolba Creek boardwalk access partially restricted due to tree fall
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
Girraween National Park (view park page)
Camping at Girraween National Park - December 2018 and January 2019
Last updated:
18 December 2018