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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