Heysen Trail walkers are advised that the following parks in the Southern Flinders Ranges will be closed from 6am Saturday, 22 February 2020 until 6pm Friday, 28 February 2020:
- Telowie Gorge Conservation Park,
- The Napperby Block of Mount Remarkable National Park,
- Spaniards Gully Conservation Park and
- Wirrabara Range Conservation Park
Walkers will not be able to access the Heysen Trail in these parks during this period.
The parks will be closed for the purpose of undertaking a pest control program. Walkers need to take note of this closure and avoid that section of the trail during those dates.
Heysen Trail closure during the Fire Danger Season
The Country Fire Service has already announced the commencement of the Fire Danger Season for the Mid North & Flinders Districts. As a result, much of the Heysen Trail is already closed.
Some sections of the Heysen Trail may be open during the Fire Danger Season – principally those not on private land. The areas that are open (other than on total fire ban days) include Conservation Parks and Reserves, Forests, public roads and vacant land.
The closure of these conservation parks later this week therefore places additional restrictions on walkers.
You can get a further explanation about access to the Heysen Trail during the fire season from our Fire Danger Season webpage.
Please that the Friend’s website will be undergoing maintenance for a few days from early on Tuesday February 18th 2020. If you want to read about the fire danger season but the webpage is not available, please try again later.
For more information about the control program or park closure, please contact the Natural Resources Centre on (08) 8841 3400. Further information can be found on the Parks SA Alerts page.