You are here

Home > Safety > Closures and conditions > Code red closures > North East

Code red closures - North East

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 North East forecast district. 

Parks closed on Code Red days

All State Forests in the area  

Alpine National Park (only the sections of this park that are within the relevant district)

Beechworth Historic Park

Bethanga Historic Area

Burrowa-Pine Mountain National Park

Chiltern-Mt Pilot National Park

Howqua Hills Historic Area

Jarvis Creek Plateau Regional Park

Mitta Mitta River K27 Streamside Reserve

Mount Buffalo National Park

Mount Granya State Park

Mount Lawson State Park

Mount Mitta Mitta Regional Park

Mount Samaria State Park

Mount Wombat-Garden Range Flora and Fauna Reserve

Mountain Creek Education Area

Pheasant Creek Flora Reserve

Powers Lookout Scenic Reserve

River Murray Reserves

The Paps Natural Features Reserve 


Parks open on Code Red days

Baranduda Regional Park

Eldorado Historic Area

Nine Mile Creek Historic Area


List updated January 2014

An endangered Squirrel Glider. Photo courtesy of Museum Victoria Click to view the news RSS feed.

Endangered Squirrel Glider discovered in Grampians

25 Sep 2014

An endangered Squirrel Glider has been seen in the Grampians National Park for the first time in thirty years. An image of the creature was captured by a remote camera installed to survey the park’s fauna as part of a new partnership between Parks Victoria and the Fauna Survey Group…

View all latest news

What's on

Click to view RSS Feed

Special Olympics National Games

20 Oct 2014 4:00pm - 24 Oct 2014 5:00pm

The 10 Special Olympics National Games (SONG) is the flagship event for Special Olympics Australia and will be held in Melbourne from October 20 to 24 predominantly at venues at Albert Park. It provides an opportunity for athletes with intellectual disabilities from around Australia in ages ranging from 9 through…

Click to view RSS Feed

Ranger Guided Bird Walk - Coolart Wetlands and Homestead

23 Oct 2014 10:00am-12:00pm

Join a Parks Victoria ranger on a free guided bird watching walk to celebrate Bird Week 2014. Coolart Wetlands and Homestead has a mix of heritage gardens, native bushland, coastal scrub and wetlands which create a perfect bird watching space. With a mix of bird hides and heritage buildings to…

Click to view RSS Feed

Ranger Guided Bird Walk - Serendip Sanctuary

23 Oct 2014 10:00am-11:00am

To celebrate Bird Week 2014, join a Parks Victoria ranger on a free guided tour through Serendip Sanctuary. Serendip is well known for its stunning bird life and has a variety of wetland, grassland and woodland habitats which help attract over 150 known bird species. The park also has bird…

Click to view RSS Feed

Alpine Forest Walks, Dinner Plain

24 Oct 2014 11:00am-3:00pm

Omeo District Health, DEPI and Parks Victoria Invites you to come walk with us. Montane Loop, Room with a View and Carmichael Falls. Walks are formed tracks that include short steep sections some uneven terrain and occasional steps. No wheelchair access available. The walks include boardwalks and viewing platforms. There…