Park closures for fire danger
Is the park open?
Parks are usually closed when there is Catastrophic Fire Danger.
Parks can also be closed when there is Extreme Fire Danger.
How can I find out the Fire Danger Rating for the park I want to visit?
Look at the Fire Ban Area map on the CFS website.
How can I find out which parks are closed?
This list shows which parks are closed.
What is a prescribed burn?
A prescribed burn is a carefully planned fire that is used to lessen the risk of dangerous bushfires, manage native plants, and protect biodiversity.
Where do prescribed burns happen?
National Parks and Wildlife Service does prescribed burning in carefully-chosen areas of South Australia’s parks and reserves. You can find out where and when burns are planned.
Why are prescribed burns important?
Reducing bushfire risk is an ongoing and shared responsibility and everyone has a role. It’s important to lessen the risk of dangerous bushfires on parks. This work can help make any bushfire easier to manage. It can stop bushfires from reaching places where people live. This can save people’s lives and homes. In general, prescribed burns reduce fuels across the landscape, manage native vegetation and protect biodiversity in South Australia’s parks and reserves.
How can I find out about more about prescribed burns?
• You can look at a map and list of upcoming prescribed burns.
• You can sign up for email updates on prescribed burns near you.
• You can read more information about fire management, including managing bushfire risk, fire and the environment, and fire science and planning.