1. Re-Route around Jupiter Creek, May 2017

This temporary re-route has been restored to the original trail alignment

The Heysen Trail in Jupiter Creek is temporarily closed due to storm damage.

Site inspections at the Jupiter Creek Gold Diggings site – where the Heysen Trail travels through – have identified areas as unsafe due to heavy rain over the 2016 Spring and 2016/17 Summer.

The Heysen Trail is closed between Kuitpo Forest and Rowe Road in Jupiter Creek until further notice to carry out safety works. Signage and fencing has been installed.

5. Re-Route to avoid closed Freemans Hut, and Re-Route near Mt Crawford Summit, April 2016 (updated May 2018)

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  1. Freemans Hut on the Heysen Trail near Mt Crawford has been closed due to a land sale, and the trail re-routed to continue north along the Wirra Wirra Peaks ridge line [update May 2018] east to follow Wirra Wirra Road to the north to meet Corryton Road.
  2. [update May 2018] The Heysen Trail climbs over the summit of Mt Crawford. There is now a river crossing on stepping stones near the base of the summit. When river water levels are high, use the route west over the road bridge.

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