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 Sep 2014
A combined force of Parks Victoria, the Glenelg Hopkins CMA, Nelson Coast-care, Conservation Volunteers Australia and some keen locals have run a river rubbish offensive with great results. The team cleaned up the river foreshore from the mouth of the Glenelg River to the Nelson township last month, and are…
1 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.
1 Nov 2014 12:30pm - 3 Nov 2014 4:30pm
Get to know Wilsons Promontory National Park with a Ranger on a Discovery walk or activity on Melbourne Cup Long Weekend from 1-3 November 2014. A range of activities are available including Junior Ranger activities for 6-12 year olds, StoryTime activities for pre-school age children and guided walks, presentations and…
3 Nov 2014 8:00am - 6 Nov 2014 5:00pm
Make a big difference at Little Desert! Learn about the endangered Mallefowl recovery program, support wildlife monitoring and encounter a range of native wildlife species held at the Little Desert Sanctuary including Suger Gliders, Bruh-tailed Bettongs and Bush-stone Curlews.
3 Nov 2014 8:30am - 6 Nov 2014 5:30pm
We will take you behind the scenes on this exclusive, small group adventure as you work alongside a Parks Victoria Ranger to 'track and protect' the elusive Brush-tailed Phascogales, which are on Victoria's threatened species list. You will sample some of the region's best wines, see ancient Aboriginal rock art…