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Walk a loop hike on the Heysen Trail through the native and plantation forests around Mount Crawford. Highlights include the native forest along the ridgeline up to Little Mount Crawford, and the open plantation forest between Rocky Paddock Campsite and Chalks Campsite.
The full Heysen Trail is 1,200 km long, and stretches from Cape Jervis in the south to Flinders Ranges in the north. This loop trail is all on the Heysen Trail, so you can easily follow the markers, but watch out you don't walk north towards Mount Crawford and the Old School House, or south to Warren Tower or Kersbrook.
There are plenty of points to access the trail from, some of which include:
About the region
The Mount Crawford Forest Reserve is located in an historic mining district of the Adelaide Hills, just an hour's drive from the city and 7km from the township of Williamstown. It forms part of ForestrySA's 12,000 hectare Mount Lofty Ranges forest estate, providing sustainable softwood production within a picturesque community playground. Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to these areas each year, to enjoy horse riding, bushwalking, mountain biking, camping and community forest events.
- Mount Crawford Forest Visitor Information Centre
- Chalks Campsite
- Rocky Paddock Campsite
GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.
Max elevation: 430 m
Min elevation: 404 m
Total climbing: 4 m
Total descent: -27 m
For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA