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Code red closures - Wimmera

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 Wimmera forecast district.

Parks closed on Code Red days

All State Forests in the area  

Black Range Scenic Reserve

Black Range State Park

Cherrypool Highway Park

Deep Lead Nature Conservation Reserves 1 & 2

Dergholm State Park

Dundas Range Scenic Reserve

Grampians National Park

Jane Duff Highway Park

Kara Kara National Park

Lake Hindmarsh Reserve

Lake Ratzcastle Reserve

Little Desert National Park

Mt Arapiles-Tooan State Park

Red Bluff Flora and Fauna Reserve

Stawell Ironbarks

Wimmera Heritage River 

Parks open on Code Red days

Percydale Historic Area 


List updated January 2014

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Bandicoot Night Watch

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