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Raeville to Locks Ruin to Bowman Park

Sat 10 to Sun 11 Sep 2016

Walk name/location
Raeville to Locks Ruin to Bowman Park
Walk grade
End-to-End 8
Description

SATURDAY 10 September 2016

This walk follows dirt roads into the small town of Georgetown and beyond past Hiskeys Hut. The trail then follows undulating fencelines through Sams Hills.

SUNDAY 11 September 2016

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.

Saturday night – BBQ at Gladstone Caravan Park. BYO meat, drinks, plates, cutlery, glass plus either a salad or dessert to share (one between 2 people will be sufficient).

THEME – The theme for Saturday night, 17 May, is anything that begins with “G”. Looking forward to see what you come up with.

NOTE – If you wish to walk on only one day, please contact the FOHT office to register for that day. The online registering system will only allow you to register for both walking days.

Start
Saturday 10 September 2016
End
Sunday 11 September 2016
Walk Leaders
Chris Allen
Alan Davis
Lucy Allen
Vicki Cahalan
Paul Cahalan
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Mapsheet
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Meeting Location

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $16.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Bus
AUD $36.00

Saturday

Walk Specifics (Saturday)
Start time
7.30 am sharp meeting time for 7.45 am bus departu
End time
2.30pm approx
Walking from
Raeville
Walking to
Locks Ruin
Distance
19.5 km approx
Risks (Saturday)
Hazards
Road walking. Some slippery bits along the fenceline through Sams Hills
Requirements
Bring snacks, lunch, drink, sun screen, hat, raincoat, gaiters and good, comfortable walking footwear.
Experience
Trailwalker

Sunday

Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
7.30 am sharp meeting time for 7.45 am bus departu
End time
2.00pm approx
Walking from
Locks Ruin
Walking to
Bowman Park
Distance
16 km
Risks (Sunday)
Hazards
Road walking. Road and railway crossings in Crystal Brook. Watch out for stray golf balls.
Requirements
Bring snacks, lunch, drink, sun screen, hat, raincoat, gaiters and good, comfortable walking footwear.
Experience
Trailwalker

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. Georgetown
  2. Hiskeys Hut
  3. Crystal Brook
  4. Bowman Hut & ‘walk-in’ site
  5. Crystal Brook Caravan Park
  6. Georgetown Hotel

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Curnows Hut
  2. Wirrabara
  3. Ippinitchie Campground
  4. Go-Cart Track Shelter
  5. Taralee Orchards
  6. North Laura Hotel
  7. Bundaleer Sport & Recreation Grounds
  8. Beetaloo ‘walk-in’ site (Southern Boundary Track)
  9. Flairville on Heysen