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Freshwater Lake access CLOSED due to wildfire

Applies until 15 February 2020.

This alert applies to the following parks:

Wildfire activity has caused significant damage in the Freshwater section of Cooloola Recreation Area.

Freshwater Lake, Freshwater Lake access track, and Freshwater Lake carpark are CLOSED.

Freshwater Day Use Area, Freshwater camping ground, and Freshwater Road access are all OPEN.

Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers and do not enter closed areas. Check Park Alerts regularly for updates on current park conditions.

Your cooperation and patience is appreciated by our fire crews during this time.

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For the latest information on fires in your area please contact QFES.

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Last updated
16 January 2020