Old School House

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

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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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Forestry SA.
Mt Crawford Forest Information Centre.
Mount Crawford Forest Office Warren Road. Office hours: 10am - 12pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For enquiries outside these hours, please phone or email Telephone: (08) 8521 1700. Email: forestrysa@forestrysa.com.au

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 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-mountloftyranges/

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3 thoughts on “Old School House

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

  2. Following the logging of the surrounding area the building is currently being renovated (June 2008)

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