Code red closures - Mallee

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 Mallee forecast district.

Parks closed on Code Red days

All State Forests in the area  

Annuello Flora and Fauna Reserve

Big Desert Wilderness Park

Bronzewing Flora and Fauna Reserve

Hattah-Kulkyne National Park

Kings Billabong Park

Koorangie (The Marshes & Avoca Floodway) Wildlife Reserve

Lake Albacutya Park

Lambert Island Flora Reserve

Merbein Bushland Reserve

Murray-Kulkyne Regional Park

Murray-Sunset National Park

Nyah-Vinifera Park

Red Cliffs Scenic Reserve

River Murray Reserves

Wathe Flora and Fauna Reserve

Wyperfeld National Park

Yarrara Flora and Fauna Reserve

Parks open on Code Red days

Lake Tyrrell Wildlife Reserve

Leaghur State Park



List accurate as of January 2014

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Scenic section of Bukkertillible Walk reopened

24 Sep 2014

Hard work and dedication by the Ballarat Bushwalking and Outdoor Club or BBOC, and support from Parks Victoria and Pyrenees Shire, has seen the re-opening of a section of Bukkertillible Walk in Mount Buangor State Park. The steep section of the walk between The Cave and Two Mile Circuit had…

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Westerfolds parkrun

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.

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Discover the Prom from 1-3 November 2014

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…

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Little Desert Discovery

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.

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Grampians Conservation Explorer

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…