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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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Spring Plant Sale at George Tindale Memorial Garden

30 Sep 2014

The community are invited to join the Friends of Tindale Garden for their annual Spring Plant Sale at the George Tindale Memorial Gardens. The sale will be held from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 11th October 2014. The selection of plants on offer will include varieties that will add colour…

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Discover spring at the Prom with Ranger guided activities for children and families.

22 Sep 2014 12:00am - 3 Oct 2014 12:00am

Parks Victoria’s Discovery program is designed to encourage kids and adults to explore Victoria’s parks with a ranger. Whether it’s discovering mini beasts through a microscope, learning about creatures’ tracks and traces and their habitats, or discovering the fascinating life beneath the sea during a rock pool ramble, kids will…

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Park Explorer - Werribee Park

22 Sep 2014 12:00am - 5 Oct 2014 12:00am

Drop in and pick up your explorer pack from the Mansion with activity sheets, magnifying glass and pencil. Complete the activities and return the pack to collect some Junior Ranger goodies. Activities are available every day of the school holidays.

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Behind the scenes - Serendip Sanctuary

1 Oct 2014 9:30am-11:00am

Get up close and personal with the animals of Serendip Sanctuary while helping the ranger during feeding time. This activity is suitable for children aged 6-12, who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please meet at the Serendip car park picnic area 10 minutes prior to the activity.

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Old Fashioned Games - State Coal Mine

1 Oct 2014 10:30am-12:00pm

Come experience the fun games from before the invention of computers. Make your own noughts and crosses game and try your luck at the horse shoe throw.