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Maintenance of the Heysen Trail

The Heysen Trail is maintained through a coordinated effort between volunteer individuals, walking clubs, the Government of South Australia and the Friends of the Heysen Trail.

Volunteer walking clubs and groups that assist with maintenance include:

Maintenance Sections

Section Map Section Leader Contact
1 Cape Jervis to Tapanappa Southern Guidebook,
Maps 1.1-1.3
Bob Gentle
Albert Schmidke
(08) 8294 7287 (H)
(08) 8381 8861 (H)
2A Tapanappa to Waitpinga Campground Southern Guidebook,
Maps 1.3-1.5
Roger Dunn & friends (08) 8260 2146 (H)
2B Waitpinga Campground to Back Valley Road Southern Guidebook,
Maps 1.5-2.2

3 Back Valley Road to Moon Hill Southern Guidebook,
Maps 2.2-2.3
Hermann Schmidt
(Wandergruppe Bushwalkers, German Assoc)
(08) 8344 4072 (H)
4 Moon Hill to Hindmarsh Tiers Road Southern Guidebook,
Maps 2.3-2.5
Hermann Schmidt
(Wandergruppe Bushwalkers, German Assoc)
(08) 8344 4072 (H)
5 Hindmarsh Tiers Road to Blackfellows Creek Road Southern Guidebook,
Maps 2.5-2.7
Eleanor Martin
Myra Betschild
(Women in the Bush)
(08) 8431 8187 (H)
(08) 8331 2992
6 Blackfellows Creek Road to Glen Bold Southern Guidebook,
Maps 2.7-3.2
Richard Webb (08) 8381 5308 (H)
7 Glen Bold to Piccadilly Southern Guidebook,
Maps 3.2-3.4
Norrie Hamilton (08) 8332 1982 (H)
8 Piccadilly to Norton Summit Southern Guidebook,
Maps 3.4-3.4
Liz O'Shea
(WEA Ramblers)
(08) 8352 1636 (H)
9 Norton Summit to Cudlee Creek Southern Guidebook,
Maps 3.5-3.7
Colin Edwards (08) 8264 1492 (H)
10 Cudlee Creek to Bethany Southern Guidebook,
Maps 3.7-4.4
John Potter 0418 835 321
11 Bethany to Hamilton Southern Guidebook,
Maps 4.4-5.3
John Potter
Joyce Heinjus
(08) 8337 9515 (H)
(08) 8525 2054 (H)
12 Hamilton to Hupputz Hut Southern Guidebook,
Maps 5.3-5.9
13 Hupputz Hut to Spalding Southern Guidebook,
Maps 5.9–6.12
Hugh Greenhill
(Burra Branch)
(08) 8843 8115 (H)
14 Spalding to Georgetown Norhern Guidebook,
Maps 1.1-1.6
Kevin Liddiard (08) 8289 4236 (H)
15 Georgetown to Mt Remarkable Northern Guidebook,
Maps 1.6-2.11
Milton Turner
Ron Capel
(08) 8263 2393 (H)
(08) 8251 7717 (H)
16 Mt Remarkable to Horrocks Pass Rd Northern Guidebook,
Maps 2.11-3.4
17A Horrocks Pass Rd to Dutchmans Stern Northern Guidebook,
Maps 3.4-4.1
Michael Kerin (08) 8642 4728 (H)
17B Dutchmans Stern to Wilpena Northern Guidebook,
Maps 4.2-5.7
Gavin & Marie Campbell (08) 8296 8613 (H)
18 Wilpena to Parachilna Northern Guidebook,
Maps 5.8–6.8
David Henery
(Alpana Station)
Operation Flinders
(08) 8648 4626 (H)
(08) 8242 3233