Visiting parks and forests
Victoria is a world-class tourist destination that offers outstanding recreational opportunities for visitors and locals alike.
From Alpine resorts to adventures in the Otways, DEPI ensures that nature-based tourism on public land remains sustainable.
DEPI manages Victoria's 3.14 million hectares of State forests. For information on what to see and do in State forest, go to our Visiting State forests page.
Parks Victoria manages national, wilderness, state and regional parks, Melbourne's metropolitan parks and open space network as well as the Lower Yarra, Maribyrnong and Patterson Rivers and Port Phillip and Western Port Bays. For information on visiting parks, visit the Parks Victoria's website.
Closure of parks and forests
As some times and places you are not allowed to visit parks and forests due to bushfires, Code Red days and other operations. Information on these closures can found at Closures of parks and forests.