many roads and tracks are 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.
have announced the early seasonal closures and "normal" closures for the winter of 2016 as follows.
2016 Seasonal road closures
The majority of seasonal road closures for 2016 will commence on Thursday 16 June 2016 (the Thursday after the Queen's Birthday long weekend in June) and finish on Thursday 27 October 2016 (the Thursday before the Melbourne
Cup Day long weekend). Some tracks are subject to early closures and some tracks extend past the general closure period up until the end of November.
Early seasonal road closures
Early seasonal road closures apply to areas within the Alpine National Park, Baw Baw National Park, Bunyip State Park, Great Otway National Park
, Mount Samaria State Park, Reef Hills State Park
and Yarra Ranges National Park from 1 May 2015. See the map below for locations of the closures.
To see a map and a listing use the URLs.Victoria Seasonal Road Closures MapVictoria Seasonal Road Closures - Listing