Mt Zion to Wirrabara Forest to Block 9 Rd

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Mt Zion to Wirrabara Forest to Block 9 Rd
Day 1 Saturday 4th May 2019 Mt Zion to Wirrabarra Forest 22kms

Both sections of the trail have been totally re-routed due to the Bangor fires of Jan/Feb 2014.

For most of this section the trail follows gravel roads and a rollercoaster firetrack through natural bushland towards the TV tower at the Bluff where walkers are rewarded with the spectacular views of the gulf and beyond.

Day 2 Sunday 5th May 2019 Wirrabarra Forest to Block 9 Rd 16kms

This section provides a very diverse range of scenery, beginning with the dense natural scrub, ridgelines and spectacular vistas of the Telowie Gorge Conservation park, then descending to a narrow single file track along a very pretty creek line, before emerging into walking alongside pine forests.

*If you would like to register to walk one day only, please contact the FOTH office to register*



Saturday 4 May, 2019
to Sunday 5 May, 2019 (2 days)
Carol Homewood
Judy McAdam
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Meeting Location

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Walk Fees

Saturday (4/5/19)

Walk Specifics (Sat)
0830hrs Bus Departs
1500hrs
Mt Zion
Wirrabara Forest
22kms

Sunday (5/5/19)

Walk Specifics (Sun)
0830hrs Bus Departs
1430hrs
Wirrabara Forest
Block 9 Road (yellow Cutting Road)
19kms
Nearby Campsites and Accommodation Options

This list is generic and is derived from the Walk Selector for this walk section. Your walk leader may be suggesting a different or specific town or accommodation option to be based at.

In This Section

On or within 2km of this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Go-Cart Track Shelter
  2. Beetaloo Creek Camp Site
  3. Wirrabara Hotel

Near This Section

More than 2km off of the Heysen Trail section.

  1. Wirrabara
  2. Ippinitchie Campground
  3. Taralee Orchards
  4. Smith’s Farmstay
  5. North Laura Hotel

Further Afield

Beyond this Heysen Trail section.

  1. Crystal Brook
  2. Bowman Hut & Camp Site
  3. Murray Town
  4. Melrose
  5. Grays Hut
  6. Crystal Brook Caravan Park
  7. Murray Town campsite
  8. North Star Inn
  9. Mount Remarkable Hotel Motel
  10. Melrose Caravan and Tourist Park
  11. Melrose Holiday Units
  12. Kookaburra Creek Bush Retreat
  13. Melrose Place
  14. DD’s B&B and Wozza’s Vault Cafe
  15. A Little Pug Cottage at Melrose

Event created: 9:11pm Tuesday 16 October, 2018
Event last edited: 12:15pm Friday 3 May, 2019