Mapsheet 2D, Tower Hill to Tanunda
Southern Guidebook, chapter 4, map 3
Mount Crawford Forest.
Bookings are not required.
This campsite is maintained by Friends of the Heysen Trail volunteers and is reserved for Heysen Trail and other walkers.
There is no vehicular access.
Due to the risk of Fire, camping and accommodation is not available between 30 November and 1 April..
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 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/
View full featured Interative Map of the Heysen Trail - showing additional information layers such as Re-routes, Guidebook map outlines, photos and Fire Ban Districts.