Maintenance of the Heysen Trail

The Heysen Trail is maintained through a coordinated effort between volunteer individuals, walking clubs, the Government of South Australia and the Friends of the Heysen Trail.

Heysen Trail maintenanceVolunteer walking clubs and groups that assist with maintenance include:

Maintenance Sections

Section Map Section Leader Contact
1 Cape Jervis to Tapanappa Southern Guidebook,
Maps 1.1-1.3
Bob GentleAlbert Schmidke (08) 8294 7287 (H)(08) 8381 8861 (H)
2A Tapanappa to Waitpinga Campground Southern Guidebook,
Maps 1.3-1.5
Roger Dunn & friends (08) 8260 2146 (H)
2B Waitpinga Campground to Back Valley Road Southern Guidebook,
Maps 1.5-2.2
3 Back Valley Road to Moon Hill Southern Guidebook,Maps 2.2-2.3 Hermann Schmidt
(Wandergruppe Bushwalkers, German Assoc)
(08) 8344 4072 (H)
4 Moon Hill to Hindmarsh Tiers Road Southern Guidebook,
Maps 2.3-2.5
Hermann Schmidt
(Wandergruppe Bushwalkers, German Assoc)
(08) 8344 4072 (H)
5 Hindmarsh Tiers Road to Blackfellows Creek Road Southern Guidebook,
Maps 2.5-2.7
Eleanor Martin
Myra Betschild
(Women in the Bush)
(08) 8431 8187 (H)
(08) 8331 2992
6 Blackfellows Creek Road to Glen Bold Southern Guidebook,
Maps 2.7-3.2
Richard Webb (08) 8381 5308 (H)
7 Glen Bold to Piccadilly Southern Guidebook,
Maps 3.2-3.4
Norrie Hamilton (08) 8332 1982 (H)
8 Piccadilly to Norton Summit Southern Guidebook,
Maps 3.4-3.4
Liz O’Shea
(WEA Ramblers)
(08) 8352 1636 (H)
9 Norton Summit to Cudlee Creek Southern Guidebook,
Maps 3.5-3.7
Colin Edwards (08) 8264 1492 (H)
10 Cudlee Creek to Bethany Southern Guidebook,
Maps 3.7-4.4
John Potter 0418 835 321
11 Bethany to Hamilton Southern Guidebook,
Maps 4.4-5.3
John Potter
Joyce Heinjus
(08) 8337 9515 (H)
(08) 8525 2054 (H)
12 Hamilton to Hupputz Hut Southern Guidebook,
Maps 5.3-5.9
13 Hupputz Hut to Spalding Southern Guidebook,
Maps 5.9–6.12
Hugh Greenhill
(Burra Branch)
(08) 8843 8115 (H)
14 Spalding to Georgetown Norhern Guidebook,
Maps 1.1-1.6
Kevin Liddiard (08) 8289 4236 (H)
15 Georgetown to Mt Remarkable Northern Guidebook,Maps 1.6-2.11 Milton TurnerRon Capel (08) 8263 2393 (H)(08) 8251 7717 (H)
16 Mt Remarkable to Horrocks Pass Rd Northern Guidebook,
Maps 2.11-3.4
17A Horrocks Pass Rd to Dutchmans Stern Northern Guidebook,
Maps 3.4-4.1
Michael Kerin (08) 8642 4728 (H)
17B Dutchmans Stern to Wilpena Northern Guidebook,
Maps 4.2-5.7
Gavin & Marie Campbell (08) 8296 8613 (H)
18 Wilpena to Parachilna Northern Guidebook,
Maps 5.8–6.8
David Henery
(Alpana Station)Operation Flinders
(08) 8648 4626 (H)(08) 8242 3233