Wallingat National Park south of Forster will be closed until late June while the public road and fire trail network are upgraded.
The work, which starts on March 8, will improve access for firefighters and land managers.
National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) area manager Stephen Smith said the upgrades will ensure fire trails meet strict safety requirements, with an added benefit of improving public access to the park and its associated facilities.
"The upgrades will involve the replacement of timber bridges with more durable and fire-resistant materials, improved drainage, trail surface works and installation of turnaround and passing bays," Mr Smith said.
"Visitors will also benefit from these works with improved road surfaces and passing bays making it easier and safer to access the park's campground, lookout, walking and riding trails.
"We expect these significant works will take around four months to complete, so the park will be closed from Monday, March 8 until Wednesday, June 30, subject to weather conditions.
"We ask that all visitors check the NPWS website for updates on the temporary closure and adhere to the warning signs in place at Wallingat," said Mr Smith.
The works in Wallingat National Park are part of the NSW government's funding of $125.9 million over 4 years to upgrade and maintain the NPWS fire trail network, which is vital for fire prevention and control.
For updates on the temporary closure, visit: https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/wallingat-national-park/local-alerts or call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes Area office on (02) 6591 0300.
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