Southern Guidebook, chapter 3, map 9
Mt Crawford Forest
On line bookings not yet available for this site. Forestry expect to introduce on line bookings for all campsites by April 2020.
in the meantime, camping permits are available from the Mt Crawford Forest Information Centre - phone (08) 8521 1700 during office hours.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is also a self registration station at the MCFIC. The Ranger has advised that permits can be paid after the event, if walkers can’t get to the centre before camping.
$5/person/night. $2 per night for children under 15 years.
Picnic tables, pit toilet, untreated rainwater and a three-sided shelter with a fireplace.
Centennial Drive is a ‘walk in’ campsite reserved for hikers, including those walking the Heysen Trail.
After being closed for several years due to logging operations, this campsite is now reopened.
Please note that in addition to fire bans applicable to the Mt Lofty Region, special fire restrictions apply to Forestry SA campsites.
Provided that a fire ban has not been imposed by the Country Fire Service:
Wood fires are permitted within the forest from 1 May to 31 October each year.
Gas fires are permitted from 1 April to 30 November.
Fireplaces should be cleared of all flammable material for a distance of 4 metres. Someone must be present at all times and ensure that the fire is fully extinguished before leaving.
Fines will be imposed if this advice is disregarded.
Refer to the Mt Crawford Forest (East) Visitor Brochure for further information.
Occasionally access to Forest reserves may be restricted. Refer to the Forestry SA webpage to check whether there are any upcoming closures for Mt Crawford Forest. https://www.forestrysa.com.au/recreation/mount-crawford-kuitpo/