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E2E10 Block 9 Rd – Murraytown – Melrose

Sat 1 to Sun 2 Jun 2019

Walk name/location
E2E10 Block 9 Rd – Murraytown – Melrose
Walk grade
End-to-End 10
Description

Day 1: Saturday 1st June 2019 Block 9 Rd to Murraytown 21kms

The trail leaves the forest via a series of graded roads, passing the White Park property and coming within reach of Murray town.

Day 2: Sunday 2nd June 2019 Murraytown to Melrose 22kms

From Murraytown the trail heads North following several back roads, offering good views of Mount Remarkable and the South Flinders Ranges. The trail continues North, following tracks and graded roads, and passes near Wild Dog Creek giving walkers great views of rolling wheat-growing country to the east and the peaks of the South Flinders Ranges to the west. It then heads northwesterly along minor roads towards Melrose before heading through farmlands and onto Survey Road into Melrose. The Wirrabara Way ends in the historic town of Melrose.

*If you would like to register to walk one day only, please contact the FOTH office to register*

Start
Saturday 1 June 2019
End
Sunday 2 June 2019
Walk Leaders
Carol Homewood
Judy McAdam
Toni Clarke
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Mapsheet
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Northern Guidebook, chapter 2 map 8,
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $20.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $40.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
0830hrs Bus Departs
End time
1500hrs
Walking from
Yellow Cutting Road
Walking to
Murraytown
Distance
21kms

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
0830hrs Bus Departs
End time
1500hrs
Walking from
Murraytown
Walking to
Melrose
Distance
22kms

Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

This list is generic and is derived from the Walk Selector for this walk section. Your walk leader may be suggesting a different or specific town or accommodation option to be based at.

In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Melrose
  2. Murray Town
  3. Wirrabara Hotel
  4. Murray Town campsite
  5. North Star Inn
  6. Mount Remarkable Hotel Motel
  7. Melrose Caravan Park and Campground
  8. Melrose Holiday Units
  9. Wozza’s B&B
  10. A Little Pug Cottage at Melrose
  11. Flinders Family Getaway
  12. Doughboy Reserve
  13. White Park Tank

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Kookaburra Creek Bush Retreat
  2. Wendy’s at Wattle Park, Flinders Ranges

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Goat Rock ‘walk-in’ site
  2. Sugargum Dam ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Wirrabara
  4. Go-Cart Track Shelter
  5. Grays Hut
  6. The Racecourse Camp