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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

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