Aroona to Youngoona Hike

Walking Trail Facts
Distance
13.4 km one way
Duration
7 hours
Suitable for
Hiking, Trail Running
Trail Class
Grade 4, Hard Hike
Terrain
Steep
Park (national park, conservation park, forest, reserve)
Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
Region
Flinders Ranges & Outback
Download maps & GPS files
  1. 1 map PDF
  2. 2 GPS files
  3. 1 website link
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Photos
7 photos
Travel options
  1. Car
Travel time from Adelaide
2+ hours
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.

Downloads

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Photos

Walk Contributor

Walking SA

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Walking SA is the not-for-profit peak body that leads, promotes and supports all forms of walking in South Australia, including walking for recreation, transport, health, wellbeing, organised events, adventure, environmental appreciation and fun experiences. Our vision is to see more people walking more often.