Trail closure rules are now in effect over the Fire Danger Season: Many sections of the Heysen Trail are now closed. Some sections of the trail remain open year round - principally those sections not on private land. National and Conservation Parks and Forestry reserves are closed on CFS declared Total Fire Ban days. Special arrangements apply to the Wild South Coast Way between Cape Jervis & Victor Harbor. Read more
Initially climbing over Mount Crawford the trail follows forest edges and roadsides, then make its way up and over the pretty Wirra Wirra Peaks, before descending to creek lines again. Walkers follow roads and road reserves through open big gum grazing land.