Seasonal road closures

Many roads and tracks are seasonally closed to vehicle traffic each year. These tracks are closed to vehicles for visitor safety, to maintain water quality and prevent erosion during the wetter months as rain and snow softens the tracks, making them vulnerable to damage.

Seasonal road closures generally operate from the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions.

The majority of seasonal road closures for 2020 have finished. However, some tracks extend past the general closure period.

We will start reopening seasonally closed roads from 29 October 2020 but the public should be aware that particular roads may not be reopened on that date due to several factors, including the presence of unsafe conditions. The public should therefore exercise caution.

Remember to check individual park pages on this website before you go for other changes to conditions. 

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For a more information visit our COVID-19 Update page.

 

Fire affected parks

Due to recent bushfire activity, a number of parks and forests affected by fire have also been closed. For a full list, check Fire affected parks.

 

Extended seasonal road closures 2020

Extended seasonal road closures apply to areas within and tracks bordering the Alpine National Park and Yarra Ranges National Park.  See the maps below for locations of the closures.

Extended 2020 seasonal closure maps

Map 26C: Yarra Ranges National Park (South)
Map 26D: Yarra Ranges National Park (East)
Map 35C: Alpine National Park (South West)
Map 35D: Alpine National Park (North West)
Map 35E: Alpine National Park (Central)
Map 35F: Alpine National Park (Central)
Map 35G: Alpine National Park (North East)
Map 35H: Alpine National Park (East)

List of 2020 seasonal road closures

Seasonal road closures 2020 index map

 

2020 seasonal closure maps

As the list of road closures is similar each year, the maps will remain available for reference until the 2021 maps have been released.

Map 1: Little Desert National Park (West)
Map 2: Dergholm State Park
Map 3: Lake Yallakar Lake Reserve
Map 4: Little Desert National Park
Map 6: Grampians National Park
Map 7: Narrawong Flora Reserve
Map 8: Belfast Coastal Reserve
Map 9: Kara Kara National Park
Map 10: Mount Buangor State Park
Map 11: Kooyoora State Park
Map 12: Paddys Ranges State Park
Map 13: Mount Beckworth Scenic Reserve
Map 14: Lake Burrumbeet Lake Reserve
Map 15: Greater Bendigo National Park
Map 16: Hepburn Regional Park
Map 17: Macedon Regional Park
Map 18: Lerderderg State Park
Map 19: Enfield State Park
Map 20A: Great Otway National Park (West)
Map 20B: Great Otway National Park (Central)
Map 20C: Great Otway National Park (East)
Map 20D: Great Otway National Park (North East)
Map 21: Kinglake National Park
Map 22: Tallarook State Forest
Map 23: Kinglake Central State Forest
Map 24: Crossover Regional Park
Map 25: Lower Ovens Wildlife Reserve
Map 26A: Yarra Ranges National Park (North West)
Map 26B: Yarra Ranges National Park (North)
Map 26C: Yarra Ranges National Park (South)
Map 26D: Yarra Ranges National Park (East)

Map 27: Warburton State Forest

Map 28: Bunyip State Park
Map 29: Sweetwater Creek Nature Conservation Reserve
Map 30: Baw Baw National Park
Map 32: Lake Eildon National Park (South)
Map 33: Mount Samaria State Park/Reef Hills State Park
Map 34: Howqua Hills Historic Area
Map 35A: Alpine National Park (North West)
Map 35B: Alpine National Park (West A)
Map 35C: Alpine National Park (South West)
Map 35D: Alpine National Park (West B)
Map 35E: Alpine National Park (Central)
Map 35F: Alpine National Park (North)
Map 35G: Alpine National Park (North East)
Map 35H: Alpine National Park (East)
Map 35I: Alpine National Park (South East)
Map 36: Mount Buffalo National Park
Map 37: Nine Mile Creek Historic Area
Map 38: Baranduda Regional Park
Map 39: Burrowa - Pine Mountain National Park
Map 40: Wentworth State Forest
Map 41: Lake Wellington
Map 42: The Lakes National Park/Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park
Map 43: Snowy River National Park
Map 44: Ewing Morass Wildlife Reserve
Map 45: Errinundra National Park
Map 46A: Croajingolong National Park (West)
Map 46B: Croajingolong National Park (East)
Map 47: Proposed Murray River Park

 

For further information visitors are advised to contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre on 13 1963 or the DELWP Customer Service Centre on 136 186.

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