Winter has started with a distinct cold snap this month.

While many of us are ruged up by the fire or heater, the wonderful local National Parks and Wildlife Service team have been out in the cold.

They’ve sent us these beautiful photos of the winter wonderland that Mt Kaputar has become this week.

Snowy conditions and fallen trees saw the park close to visitors yesterday.

However, the team assured The Courier that it will gradually re-open once the road is safe for vehicles and any tree hazards have been assessed.

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