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Raeville to Locks Ruin to Bowman Park

Sat 21 to Sun 22 Oct 2017

Walk name/location
Raeville to Locks Ruin to Bowman Park
Walk grade
End-to-End 9

On Saturday…

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.

On Sunday…

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.

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

Saturday 21 October 2017
Sunday 22 October 2017
Walk Leaders
Peter Clark
David Szilassy
Aled Jones
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Walk section along Heysen Trail shown in red:
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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
End time
Walking from
Grid Reference: 633 066
Latitude: -33.3537969333 (33° 21' 13.669")
Longitude: 138.4562993083 (138° 27' 22.6775")
Walking to
Locks Ruin
Grid Reference: 470 054
Latitude: -33.3608978278 (33° 21' 39.2322")
Longitude: 138.2809607889 (138° 16' 51.4588")
Risks (Saturday)
road walking.


Walk Specifics (Sunday)
Start time
End time
Walking from
Locks Ruin
Grid Reference: 470 054
Latitude: -33.3608978278 (33° 21' 39.2322")
Longitude: 138.2809607889 (138° 16' 51.4588")
Walking to
Bowman Park
Grid Reference: 432 089
Latitude: -33.3284641417 (33° 19' 42.4709")
Longitude: 138.2411577194 (138° 14' 28.1678")
Risks (Sunday)
Road walking. Road and railway crossings in Crystal Brook. Watch out for stray golf balls.

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