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Regulations

  • All the plants, animals, historic artefacts and geological features in the park are protected. Leave the park as you find it.
  • Bins are not provided. Please take your rubbish with you.
  • Bring your own firewood or use a fuel stove instead.
  • Chainsaws and generators are not permitted.
  • Vehicles are not permitted in wilderness zones and remote and natural areas.
  • Firearms are not permitted.
  • Keep to designated tracks.
  • Vehicles and motorbikes may be used only on roads open to public vehicles. All vehicles must be registered and drivers licensed.

Dog regulations

  • Dogs and other pets are not permitted.

Safety

  • Summer temperatures are very high and it is necessary to carry adequate water.
  • A compass and topographic map are essential for travelling in isolated areas.
  • It is recommended that visitors to remote campgrounds carry a gas or fuel stove or BYO firewood, and adequate drinking water.
  • Check current road conditions before visiting - tracks become impassable in wet weather, whilst others are suitable for four wheel drive vehicles only.
  • All tracks on Lindsay Island are dry weather only.
  • Mobile phones may not be in network range in some areas of the park. 
  • This park has been assessed to have a high level of bushfire risk and will be closed for public safety on days of Code Red Fire Danger Rating.
  • On days of Code Red Fire Danger parks and forests are not safe places to be. For your own safety, do not enter parks or forests and if you are already there you should leave the night before or early in the morning .
  • Fires (including barbecues) must not be lit on days of Total Fire Ban. For more information about Total Fire Bans visit the CFA website.

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