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
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
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…
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.
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…
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.
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…