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 ReservePowers Lookout Scenic Reserve
River Murray Reserves
The Paps Natural Features Reserve
Parks open on Code Red days
Baranduda Regional Park
Eldorado Historic AreaNine Mile Creek Historic Area
List updated January 2014
30 Sep 2014
Parks Victoria is inviting expressions of interest from members of the community who are interested in becoming part of the Westgate Park Advisory Group and contributing to the development of a Westgate Park Master Plan that will guide management of the park for the next 20 years. Members of the…
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…