Old School House

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Mapsheet 2D, Tower Hill to Tanunda
Southern Guidebook, chapter 4, map 1
Mt Crawford Forest
Grid ref: 136 599
Longitude: 138.966873
Latitude: -34.683683
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Mount Crawford Forest Information Centre
Open 10am-12pm on Fri, Sat, Sun (subject to ranger availability)
Phone: (+61 8) 8391 8800 between 9am – 4pm, Monday to Friday
Email: recreation@forestrysa.com.au
Website: https://www.forestrysa.com.au/contact/
Refer to the on-line booking system for information about camping fees. Payment is required at the time of booking.

From July 1, 2022 the applicable fees are...
$135.00 per day / night (exclusive use - sleeps 10)
hut, bunks, fireplace, water, seating, lighting, toilet. The building is particularly intended for small groups such as school or community groups.
The Old Mount Crawford School operated between 1909 and 1936. During the war years the building was used for Presbyterian services.
Please note that in addition to fire bans applicable to the Mount Lofty Ranges Region, special fire restrictions apply to ForestrySA accommodation and campsites. Provided that a Total Fire Ban has not been imposed by the Country Fire Service (CFS): 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 always present and ensure that the fire is fully extinguished before leaving. Forests are very sensitive to fire, so please ensure all restrictions are followed. Occasionally access to Forest Reserves may be restricted. Refer to https://www.forestrysa.com.au/before-you-visit/forest-closures-and-alerts/ for forest closure information.

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2 thoughts on “Old School House

  1. Passed through 19/5/22. Tank about 75 percent full. Toilet clean. A very picturesque place.

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