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Locks Ruin to Bowman Park to Mt Zion

Sat 20 to Sun 21 Oct 2018

Walk name/location
Locks Ruin to Bowman Park to Mt Zion
Walk grade
End-to-End 10

NOTE – If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office (once bookings have opened) to register for that day’s walk. The online registering system will only allow you to register for both days.

Day 1 Saturday 20th October 2018 16kms

An easy walk, predominantly along roads and road reserves, this section takes us through the town of Crystal Brook, then follows the Crystal Brook itself to historic Bowman Park.

Day 2 Sunday 21st October 2018 16kms

Beginning as a pleasant walk along the Crystal Brook, past the southern most hills of the Flinders Ranges, the Trail gradually climbs to the top of the range to reveal views over Port Pirie and Spencer Gulf.

Saturday 20 October 2018
Sunday 21 October 2018
Walk Leaders
Carol Homewood
Judy McAdam
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Meeting Location

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $16.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $2.00)
Golden Boots cards
AUD $40.00


Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
0830hrs Bus Departs
End time
Walking from
Locks Ruin
Walking to
Bowman Park
Risks (Saturday)


Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
0830hrs Bus Departs
End time
Walking from
Bowman Park
Walking to
Mt Zion
Risks (Sunday)

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. Crystal Brook
  2. Bowman Hut & ‘walk-in’ site
  3. Crystal Brook Caravan Park
  4. Beetaloo ‘walk-in’ site (Southern Boundary Track)

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Wirrabara
  2. Ippinitchie Campground
  3. Taralee Orchards
  4. North Laura Hotel

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Georgetown
  2. Hiskeys Hut
  3. Go-Cart Track Shelter
  4. Flairville on Heysen
  5. Georgetown Hotel