Walk for the Heysen, Mt Crawford Forest, Sunday 22 May 2016

Walk for the Heysen, Mt Crawford Forest, Sunday 22 May 2016The Warren Bonython Heysen Trail Foundation‘s inaugural fund raising event is a series of three loop walk options in Mt Crawford:

  • 5 km
  • 8 km
  • 15 km

Proceeds of the Foundation’s fund raising activities are being used to support greening activities along the Heysen Trail and the restoration of fire damaged sections of the Heysen Trail.

Suitable for all ages and standards of walking fitness. Route maps will be distributed at the start of the walk and marshals will provide directions at key points.

New Find a Place to Walk Entries: Walk the Yorke + Crafers to Mt Lofty + Bendleby Ranges

We’ve listed four new walks in our Find a Place to Walk directory.

Walk the Yorke, Marion Bay to Gleesons Landing1.

Walk the Yorke, Marion Bay to Gleesons Landing

60.5km / 2-3 days

Enjoy the spectacular coastline around the rugged foot of Yorke Peninsula in this 3-day section of the 500km Walk the Yorke trail.

Other sections we have listed of the Walk the Yorke include:


Main St Crafers to Mt Lofty Summit2.

Main St Crafers to Mt Lofty Summit
Now through Cleland with no road walking

4.9km, 2 hours one-way

In February 2016 this trail network was expanded, with a new walking and cycling trail constructed through Cleland Conservation Park linking existing fire tracks. This link trail means that walkers can now walk from Crafers to Mt Lofty with no road walking – as they follow the meandering trail through Cleland Conservation Park. The trail includes 700 metres of new trail and 800 metres of resurfaced trail.


Bendleby Ranges – 4 Bushwalks3.

Bendleby Ranges – 4 bushwalks through Hidden Valley

5.4km, 2-3 hours

With an unspoilt natural environment, Bendleby Ranges offers remote campsites nestled amongst gum lined creeks, 4WD tracks and hiking and mountain bike trails. The gem of the bushwalks are through Hidden Valley.


Walk the Yorke, Hillocks Drive to Marion Bay4.

Walk the Yorke, Hillocks Drive to Marion Bay

20km, 5 hours

The walk passes along the spectacular coastline within Hillocks Drive, which is a real highlight of this end of Yorke Peninsula. Experience the rugged coastline, quiet sandy beaches and magnificent rock pools.


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