Caroona Creek ‘walk-in’ site

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

Accommodation
Campsite,
Shelter (medium),
Water Tank
Mapsheet
Mapsheet 4A, Burra to Caroona Creek Conservation Park
Guidebook
Southern Guidebook, chapter 6, map 5
Location
Caroona Creek Conservation Park
Coordinates
Grid ref: 254 973
Longitude: 139.119681
Latitude: -33.449757
Download
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Contact
https://www.heysentrail.asn.au (Friends of the Heysen Trail)
Bookings
No
Fees
No
Facilities
hut, rainwater tank, toilet.
Note: Campfires are not permitted in this park.
Walkers, please use gas fires for cooking purposes.

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WALKERS TAKE NOTE - JULY 2020 - TANK IS EMPTY
Walkers have reported that due to the extended dry period in the area, this tank has no water
Until there is rain and new recordings of water levels are submitted to to the Friend's office, you will need to carry extra water.
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Notes
www.environment.sa.gov.au/files/sharedassets/parks/psa-gen-parksofthemidnorth.pdf

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8 thoughts on “Caroona Creek ‘walk-in’ site

  1. Overnight stay 3/10/2020. No water in tank on main shelter, tap closed and no blockages in the guttering – not sure why tank isn’t filling. Tank on toilet 3/4 full.

  2. Passed through on 10 August and tank by the main shelter was empty. Seems that the tap was left on so any rain from late last week was not captured. Also looked like the gutters on the tank side of the shelter were fairly blocked with leaves and dust. The tank by the toilet block does have some water.

  3. One of my favorite camps. Unsealed road access, walking access and 4WD unsealed road entrance.
    Didn’t check tank at Heysen shelter but there is another small water tank at the old shed. Water appeared clear when I washed my hands when visiting 24/08/19 .

    There are 2 long drop toilets in the park, one at this camp and another at the Heysen Shelter. Not sure why there is a sign which says there are fees, but there are no fees.

    Tourilie Gorge is a really pretty walk, saw lots of roos and pretty birds. There is some good 4wd ing on unsealed roads in the area if coming in by car.

    Douglas Winn – There is some information about a James Thomas and his wife Ada and two boys who lived in the area around 1890. I do not recall seeing anything re surname Loudens in the information available around the conservation park. Burra has an information center.

  4. Came thorough in July approx 7/7. Plenty of water in tank and in good condition/colour. Welcome relief

  5. I am researching an ancestor who was born on Caroona Station in 1874. I wonder if there are any relics of the former station, homestead, wells, etc. or perhaps any historical references to the property, originally the Loudens.

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