The entire length of the Heysen Trail re-opens tommorrow following the conclusion of the Fire Danger Season in the Mount Lofty Ranges and Mid North Fire Ban Districts.
The northern half of the trail, from Wirrabara, reopened on April 15 following the conclusion of the Fire Ban Season in the Flinders Ranges Fire Ban District. Tomorrow the entire length of the trail will re-open, and will remain so until November 2014 when the 2014/15 summer Fire Danger Season begins.
View more information about how the Fire Danger Season affects the Heysen Trail.
View the CFS media release confirming the conclusion of the Fire Danger Season.
The Trail remains closed through Wirrabara Forest following January/February’s Bangor bushfire. The trail from the Northern Guide Map 2.2 through to Map 2.9 is closed indefinitely due to infrastructure damage, the risk of falling trees and forestry clean-up operations. We will post information about a temporary re-route shortly. View map of affected area.
The Trail remains closed through Bundaleer Forest following the January 2013 bushfire. A temporary re-route is in place.