Aroona to Youngoona Hike

Walking Trail Facts
13.4 km one way
7 hours
Suitable for
Hiking, Trail Running
Trail Class
Grade 4, Hard Hike
Part of a longer trail
Heysen Trail
Park (national park, conservation park, forest, reserve)
Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
Flinders Ranges & Outback
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Aroona to Youngoona Hike

About the Walking Trail

Experience some of the 1,200km Heysen Trail on this hike from Aroona Campground to Youngoona Campground. This day walk tells the story of pastoral heritage with beautiful views and contrasting rock formations. You will follow the footsteps of early shepherds and discover the ruins of old pastoral runs. Pass through contrasting rock formations and plant communities while enjoying views of the ABC, Heysen and Trezona ranges.

The hike is 7 hours and 13.4km one-way, or 14 hours and 26.8km return.

Walking south: begin the hike from the carpark at Aroona Campground, the trail follows the Heysen Trail out from the northern end of the campground.
Walking north: begin from Youngoona Campground.


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