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Code red closures - East Gippsland

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 East Gippsland forecast district.


Parks closed on Code Red days

All State Forests in the area  

Alfred National Park (Only the sections of this park that are within the relevant district)

Alpine National Park

Bemm River Scenic Reserve

Buchan Caves Reserve

Cape Conran Coastal Park

Colquhoun Regional Park

Coopracambra National Park

Corringle Foreshore Reserve

Croajingolong National Park

Errinundra National Park

Ewing Morass Wildlife Reserve

Fairy Dell Flora Reserve

Grant Historic Area

Lake Corringle Wildlife Reserve

Lake Tyers State Park

Lakes Entrance - Lake Tyers Coastal Reserve

Lind National Park

Mallacoota Coastal Reserve

Marlo Coastal Reserve

Martins Creek Flora and Fauna Reserve

Mitchell River National Park

Mitchell River Silt Jetties 

Mortimers Paddock Bushland Reserve

Mount Elizabeth Nature Conservation Reserve

Mount Raymond Regional Park

Mount Wills Historic Area

Nyerimilang Park 

Oriental Claims Historic Area

Peach Tree Creek Reserve

Point Hicks Lighthouse Reserve

Potholes Cave Reserve

Raymond Island - Gippsland Lakes Reserve

Snowy River National Park

Victoria Falls Historic Area

Wabba Wilderness Park

Park open on Code Red days

Gabo Island Lighthouse Reserve

 

List updated January 2014

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