Those who walk the Heysen Trail’s 1,200km length walk through Burra, along the Burra Creek as they trek from Cape Jervis in the south, to Parachilna Gorge in the Flinders Ranges. A new sign now provides details of the Heysen Trail to locals and visitors. Situated in the Burra Creek Recreation Park, it was here on Friday 6th July when the Friends of the Heysen Trail and Other Walking Trails formally handed over of the new Heysen Trail sign to the community of the Regional Council of Goyder. The new sign has been a cooperative effort, funded by the Friends of the Heysen Trail, produced by Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) and installed by the Regional Council of Goyder. It includes a map of the walking trail, with photos and a description of the various sections.
Officials present were:
- Jessica Humphrys, Tourist Officer, Regional Council of Goyder
- Paula Jones, Manager of Burra Visitor Information Centre
- Rodney Rees, President of the Friends Heysen Trail Burra Branch and DEWNR representative
- Hugh Greenhill, Friends Heysen Trail Burra Branch
- Robert Alcock, President of the Friends of the Heysen Trail