Mapsheet 2D, Tower Hill to Tanunda
Southern Guidebook, chapter 4, map 3
Mount Crawford Forest.
Mt Crawford Forest Information Centre.
A ranger is in attendance at the Mount Crawford Forest Office Warren Road between 10am - 12pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
For enquiries outside these hours, please phone or email. Telephone: (+61 8) 8521 1700
. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes. Commencing with 2023 Walk Season Heysen Hikers need to book this site for an overnight stop. Please call ForestrySA on (+61 8) 8391 8800
between 9-4pm Monday to Friday. As this is a new process FSA understands that some hikers may not be aware but Rangers will monitor sites to assist in educating hikers. For urgent after hours issues requiring a ranger, please call (+61 8) 8391 8800
and press # 2.
Notes: Bookings are required to gain a camping permit to stay in the forest overnight. These sites are not suitable for large groups but bookings may be made by more than 1 hiker per night recognising that tents may be used as well as bunks in huts.
hut, bunks, water, heating/fireplace, table, seating, toilet.
Rossiters is a ‘walk in’ campsite reserved for hikers, including those walking the Heysen Trail.
Built as a shepherd's hut in the late 19th century. Rebuilt in 1998.
The forest around the hut was clear felled in 2014.
Renovations completed May 2022.
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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