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Regulations

  • All the plants and animals in the park are protected. Leave the park as you find it.
  • Bins are not provided. Please take your rubbish with you.
  • 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 must be controlled on a leash at all times.

Safety

  • Weather can change dramatically. Bass Strait is notorious for sudden squally southerly blusters and unforecast changes. Carefully assess conditions before undertaking water based activities.
  • Dogs are sensitive to paralysis ticks that are found in coastal areas of East Gippsland. Search your dog daily for ticks. Ticks range in size from a few millimetres to the size of a small fingernail. If you find a tick, remove it using a pair of tweezers or with long fingernails. Do not crush or squeeze tick when removing. Contact a veterinarian for advice. For further information about ticks contact the Department of Sustainability and Environment on 136 186.
  • 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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