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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02 Sep 2014

Parks Victoria would like to remind visitors that the cherry blossom season can be enjoyed in the Dandenong Ranges Gardens during September. There will be no Hanami Day event this year, but visitors are encouraged to enjoy the gardens anytime during the cherry blossom flowering season that usually occurs across…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

18 Sep 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Enjoy the great natural beauty of the Billy’s Creek area and learn some local history while enjoying a free guided walk run by Friends of Morwell National Park. The park is home to many species of native orchids, marsupials and birds, as well as relics of past land usage. Billy’s…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

19 Sep 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Combining rare coastal woodlands and a beautiful coastline, this loop walk immerses the walker in natural beauty and a real sense of remoteness. Come along and enjoy this free guided walk by the Friends of Edwards Point Coastal Park.

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Kooyoora Wildflower Show

20 Sep 2014 12:00am - 21 Sep 2014 12:00am

Local wildflower display, bus tours, presentations, photographic competition, plant and local products sales, activities and more. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea will be available. Location: Inglewood Eucy Museum 20 Grant Street North, Inglewood

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Please note there is no Hanami Day event this year

20 Sep 2014 12:00am - 21 Sep 2014 12:00am

There will be no Hanami Day event this year, but visitors are encouraged to enjoy the gardens anytime during the cherry blossom flowering season that usually occurs across 2-3 weeks in September. Good places to enjoy the flowers include: George Tindale Memorial Gardens, Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens and the National…