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Code red closures - North East

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 East forecast district. 

Parks closed on Code Red days

All State Forests in the area  

Alpine National Park (only the sections of this park that are within the relevant district)

Beechworth Historic Park

Bethanga Historic Area

Burrowa-Pine Mountain National Park

Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park

Howqua Hills Historic Area

Jarvis Creek Plateau Regional Park

Mitta Mitta River K27 Streamside Reserve

Mount Buffalo National Park

Mount Granya State Park

Mount Lawson State Park

Mount Mitta Mitta Regional Park

Mount Samaria State Park

Mount Wombat-Garden Range Flora and Fauna Reserve

Mountain Creek Education Area

Pheasant Creek Flora Reserve

Powers Lookout Scenic Reserve

River Murray Reserves

The Paps Natural Features Reserve 


Parks open on Code Red days

Baranduda Regional Park

Eldorado Historic Area

Nine Mile Creek Historic Area


List updated January 2014

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