Code red closure - North Central
On days of Code Red Fire Danger Rating all parks identified as 'high bushfire risk' will be closed for public safety.
Those sites that have been assessed to have a low level of risk or actions have been taken to reduce the bushfire risk will remain open on Code Red days.
See below for a complete list of open and closed parks within the Bureau of Meteorology's North Central forecast district.
Parks closed on Code Red days
All State Forests in the area
Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park
Cathedral Range State Park
Lake Eildon National Park
Major Creek Streamside Reserve
Maldon Historic Area
Moliagul Historic Area
Mount Alexander Regional Park
Mount Piper Nature Conservation Reserve
Paddys Ranges State Park
Trentham Falls Reserve
Turpins Falls Scenic Reserve
Parks open on Code Red days
Amherst Reef Geological Reserve
Mount Greenock Geological Reserve
Timor Historic Area
Tunnel Hill Bushland Reserve
Wild Dog Diggings Historic Area
List updated January 2014
29 Nov 2014 8:00am-9:00am
parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the park.
30 Nov 2014 9:00am-2:00pm
Located in one of the Victoria's most picturesque settings, Point Nepean near Portsea. Soak in the exceptional atmosphere and regenerate your senses at this delightful market that specialises on local produce and home made wares. There is something for everyone from old world to modern contemporary, a labyrinth of unique…
3 Dec 2014
The Grey-headed Flying-fox is the largest flying-fox (also known as a fruit bat) species in Australia. Each month the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology conduct the monthly bat count at Yarra Bend Park at dusk on the Wednesday evening closest to the risen full moon. This data is critical…
6 Dec 2014 8:00am-9:00am
parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families, prams and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the…