Mt Cone Tank (Water Location Only)

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

Accommodation
Water only location
Mapsheet
1C
Guidebook
Southern Guidebook, chapter 2, map 5
Location
Located in a small reserve above a Y road junction.
Coordinates
Grid ref: 784 803
Longitude: 138.5605230305
Latitude: -35.3951773502
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Contact
Friends of the Heysen Trail
Bookings
No
Fees
None
Facilities
Shelter (seating only) with water tank.
PLEASE NOTE As of early 2017, camping is no longer permitted by the landowner.
History
Photos of the construction of the shelter & water tank from December 2011: https://picasaweb.google.com/115827045141699129695/MountCone?authuser=0&feat=directlink#
Notes
A new facility established in December 2011. Shelter and water tank completed in early 2012.

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11 thoughts on “Mt Cone Tank (Water Location Only)

  1. Another great job by the Friends.

    The Tank and shelter sit just below the peak (and trig point) at Mt Cone. On the day I hiked through, (early May 2012) there was quite a wind and the site was well protected. Tank was above 20% full.

    The lower step on the stile over the fence has been removed or fallen off though.

  2. That stile is new, the lower step should be OK. I don’t suppose you have a picture

    Hi Julian,

    No picture, sorry. The step is still there on the ground with the nails poking out of it, if I had a hammer I would have re-installed it.

    Cheers,

    Michael

  3. Sounds like someone didn’t like it being there.

    I will report this to our Maintenance group

    Thanks

  4. As always Michael, thanks for your updates and your photos!

    Hey Jez, you’re welcome.

    Michael

  5. I liked this camp site. It was really quiet and well protected from wind. You can see Victor Harbor from this spot and the ground is reasonably flat.

  6. I am confused. is camping allowed or not. If I had nor read the small print, I would not have been aware that there was no camping, but it is not marked as being closed like other former camping areas along the trail.
    If it is closed are there any camping or accommodation options between Heysens rest and ‘Mount Compass?

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