Rocky Paddock

Accommodation Option on the Heysen Trail

Shelter (small),
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Mapsheet 2D, Tower Hill to Tanunda
Southern Guidebook, chapter 3, map 9
Mt Crawford Forest
Grid ref: 135 555
Longitude: 138.940881
Latitude: -34.717419
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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: (+61 8) 8521 1700. Email:
Camping is permitted from 1 April to 30 November annually, outside of the fire danger season.
Fees apply for camping at Rocky Paddock.
On line booking link:

Refer to the on-line booking system for information about fees. Payment is required at the time of booking.
camp site, shelter, water, fireplaces, picnic tables, toilet
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.

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2 thoughts on “Rocky Paddock

  1. I would like to know about the fee for using othe fire pits at Rocky Paddock. Would like to spend a day in the forest l. Not camping. Just a 1 day.
    Cathy Down

    • Cathy, the Rocky Paddock campground webpage on the Forestry SA website says:
      “Forest visitors wishing to use a campsite for day visits will also be required to book and pay for their site online prior to arrival.
      Use of fire pits within picnic areas will remain free of charge and available on a first-in, first-served basis.”.

      You may need to bring your own wood. Forestry SA manage the area so a call to them check it out may be a good idea. Dom

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