As of Friday 15 May, selected picnic areas in NSW State forests will be reopened in line with Government COVID-19 guidelines. Camping areas remain closed.
If visiting NSW State forests, please observe COVID-19 measures to protect yourself and others. This includes social distancing and hand hygiene.
Find out more about current COVID -19 measures in place.
The following areas are open for visitors:
Cumberland State Forest
Boonoo Boonoo SF: Basket Creek Swamp
PLEASE NOTE: Sealy Lookout remains CLOSED due to Forest Sky Pier ongoing maintenance works but will be reopened as soon as safe for visitors.
Mid North Coast
Burrawan State Forest: Old Bottlebutt
Hunter & Central Coast
Chichester State Forest (Allyn River): Ladies Well, Peach Tree, Allyn River picnic area, Mt Allyn Lookout
Chichester State Forest (Telegherry): Telegherry picnic area, Skimming Gap rest area
Heaton State Forest: Hunter, Heaton & McLean Lookouts
Olney State Forest: The Pines picnic area, Old Mill
Strickland State Forest: picnic areas
Wang Wauk State Forest: Sam’s Camp
Barrington Tops State Forest: Cobark Lookout
Stewarts Brook State Forest: The Firs, Moonan Outlook
Bago State Forest: Pilot Hill Arboretum and Paling Yards
Bodalla State Forest: Bodalla Forest Rest Area. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE REMAINDER OF THIS FOREST REMAINS CLOSED
Penrose State Forest: Kingsbury VC Rest area on the Hume Highway.