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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby Huntsman247 » Mon 24 Sep, 2018 7:09 am

Adventure Matt wrote:Hey guys has anyone camped at the Lagoon camp site since the signs have gone up?
I met a group last time I was out there camped out by the ribs who said they stayed the night but not sure if they stayed by the lagoon or that other campsite inbetween. I've been trying to contact the ranger responsible for that area but haven't received any responses as yet.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby Adventure Matt » Mon 24 Sep, 2018 7:54 pm

Okay thanks only ask as I’am looking to go in a couple of weeks and that’s where I planned to camp. It you hear from the ranger please let me know what he says about the new situation.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby LachlanB » Wed 26 Sep, 2018 3:23 pm

*cought*Justcampthereanyway*cough*
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby crollsurf » Wed 26 Sep, 2018 3:58 pm

I't would make for a lazy weekend but it's only a couple of hours from the Wog Wog entrance and probably the less interesting part of the Corang Loop. It's worth walking that part of the loop, it's good but if you're coming in from Wog Wog, I'd be thinking camping up around the Cascades if starting later in the day, or the Burrumbeet Caves might make for a better full day's bushwalking/Exploring.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby Mel123 » Mon 12 Nov, 2018 10:53 pm

FYI we visited yesterday. No signs. Most of the large fireplaces have been dispersed, but apart from that looked as before.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby NickB » Sat 23 Mar, 2019 10:12 pm

I'm interested in this also? Any updates around this private property issue? Thanks in advance, Nick
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby insect_eater » Tue 09 Apr, 2019 6:54 pm

Like Nick, I'm keen on any updates, as am planning a trip to Corang in May. Thanks for any advice on the current state of affairs.
I'd also appreciate any advice on alternative campsites just east of the private property boundary that might be a viable option. I recall another side-creek campsite on this route, but wasn't sure if it was on park.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 09 Apr, 2019 9:47 pm

insect_eater wrote:Like Nick, I'm keen on any updates, as am planning a trip to Corang in May. Thanks for any advice on the current state of affairs.
I'd also appreciate any advice on alternative campsites just east of the private property boundary that might be a viable option. I recall another side-creek campsite on this route, but wasn't sure if it was on park.
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Couple of campsites not far past the private property.. First one just near broula brook (on the east side of the brook... I think thats in the np?) and one at the junction of canowie brook and a side creek about half way between the main cascades and the larger canowie brook campsite on the main track (maybe 15 mins past the cascades... Definitely in the np)

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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby Huntsman247 » Wed 10 Apr, 2019 12:24 pm

insect_eater wrote:Like Nick, I'm keen on any updates, as am planning a trip to Corang in May. Thanks for any advice on the current state of affairs.
I'd also appreciate any advice on alternative campsites just east of the private property boundary that might be a viable option. I recall another side-creek campsite on this route, but wasn't sure if it was on park.
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I've been trying to get in touch with the ranger to no avail but I was through there about a month and a half ago and the signs have been removed. Not sure by who. Life sorta got in the way and haven't been able to pursue it further. But a good reminder to get back into it.
Walk_fat_boy_walk is right about the other sites but obviously you don't have an awesome swimming hole right next to you. Given the lack of signs I'd feel rather comfortable to stay the night there.
I'm planning to walk out through there in early May coming in from folly point. Might pass you at some stage.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby insect_eater » Wed 10 Apr, 2019 6:54 pm

Thanks guys, I think the Broula Brook that Walk_fat_boy_walk mentioned is the one was the one I was thinking of - old campsite on a shady little knoll next to a small creek. I also recall some old blogs that mentioned numerous swimming holes bewteen the rock ribs and the lagoon, so I was interested to find out if that was true. My occasional glances in this direction have often spied blackberry, but I'm not really sure if they are thick or consistent. I've never wasted energy on investigating this possibility before, but might do so this time. I'm heading that way on the weekend of 18/19 May, so would be keen on heairng your report, Huntsman247.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby Huntsman247 » Fri 12 Apr, 2019 9:33 pm

I'm headed through couple weeks earlier insect_eater. Will post a report.

Just heard back from the ranger today. Apparently npws found out about the sale of the property after it had been sold already.
He said that he's been trying to contact the owners and that he'll be trying to negotiate for the track and place to be kept open. I've been told to check back in 6 months time.

At the moment I think pleading ignorance is the best option. Hopefully liability is the reason for the signs and something can be worked out.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby ribuck » Sat 13 Apr, 2019 9:21 am

If I had known that piece of land was for sale, I so would have bought it. I didn't even realise it was outside the NP until this thread was posted.
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Re: Private Property signs on Corang Loop

Postby Huntsman247 » Sat 13 Apr, 2019 11:06 am

ribuck wrote:If I had known that piece of land was for sale, I so would have bought it. I didn't even realise it was outside the NP until this thread was posted.
I guess the lesson in all this is if we notice land that backs up into national park for sale. It may be the course of wisdom to post here and let the local ranger know. The ranger seemed genuinely bummed that they didn't know about it and it seems np would like to acquire that land due to its location.
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