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Code red closures - South West

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 South West forecast district.

Parks closed on Code Red days

All State Forests in the area 

Anglesea Heath

Ararat Hills Regional Park

Bats Ridge Wildlife Reserve

Bay of Islands Coastal Park

Cape Nelson State Park 

Cobboboonee National Park

Crawford River Regional Park

Dergholm State Park

Discovery Bay Coastal Park

Floating Islands Flora and Fauna Reserve

Glenelg River - Fulham Scenic Reserve

Grampians National Park

Great Otway National Park

Kawarren Regional Park

Langi Ghiran State Park

Lower Glenelg National Park

Mount Buangor State Park

Mount Eccles National Park

Mount Napier State Park

Mount Richmond National Park

Peter Francis Points Arboretum F.R

Port Campbell National Park

Port Campbell National Park - 12 Apostles and Car Park

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

Wilkin Flora and Fauna Reserve


Parks open on Code Red days

Lake Bolac Reserve

Lake Gillear Wildlife Reserve

Lower Homebush Historic Area 


List current as of January 2014


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19 Nov 2015

Parks Victoria staff were disappointed to find one of the picnic tables burnt by vandals over the Melbourne Cup weekend in Holey Plains State Park in Gippsland. Parks Victoria’s District Manager Central Gippsland, Helen Dixon said the picnic tables are provided for people to enjoy this lovely bush environment for…

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