North East National State Parks
This map shows the location of State and National Parks in the North East region, and in nearby regions (as at January 2004). Parks Victoria manages Victoria's world class network of national, state, regional and metropolitan parks, other conservation reserves, many significant cultural assets, and Melbourne's bays and major waterways. The Parks Victoria Parkweb (external link) website provides information about each of Victoria's National and State Parks.
Looking towards Mount Buffalo from Mount Hotham
|Public land in the North East region covers about 1.2 million hectares (roughly 54% of the region) and includes the Bogong National Park, which houses the highest mountain peak in Victoria - Mt. Feathertop at 1 922 m asl. Other National Parks in the region include the Cobberas-Tingaringy NP, Burrows-Pine Mountain NP and Mt. Buffalo NP. These National Parks combine with State Parks and Flora & Fauna Reserves to comprise approximately 392 000 hectares (or 17% of the total region). Meanwhile, State Forests occupy 718 700 hectares (more than half the public land and 31% of the total catchment area).|
The Parks, Flora and Fauna (PFF) Division of DSE is responsible for overseeing the management of Victoria's land and resources for their environmental, conservation and recreational values. PFF is responsible for supporting the conservation of historic places on public land and overseeing the management and use of Crown land.