Mount Lofty Ranges Forests

ForestrySA's Mount Lofty Ranges region comprises forest areas at Mount Crawford, Kuitpo and Second Valley.

Mount Crawford Forest

Partial visitor access to the Mount Crawford Forest has been restored following the Sampson Flat fire. Click here for more information.

Mount Crawford Forest is situated in the northern Mount Lofty Ranges, one hour's drive from Adelaide, about seven kilometres from Williamstown.

From Adelaide you can take the North East Road to Gumeracha, then turn off to Williamstown.

Scheduled closure of Chalks and Rocky Paddock campgrounds:

Please note that these sites will be closed from 17 August until 28 September 2015, due to major pipeline work on Warren Road.

Both campgrounds will also be closed during the Scouts RallySA event from 23 - 25 October 2015.

Mount Crawford Forest Office

Warren Road

WILLIAMSTOWN  SA   5351

Office hours:
10am - 12pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For enquiries outside these hours, please phone or email

Telephone:
(08) 8521 1700

Email: forestrysa@forestrysa.com.au

Kuitpo Forest

Kuitpo Forest is situated in the South Mount Lofty Ranges, 45 minutes' drive from Adelaide, near the township of Meadows.

From Adelaide you can take the Main South Road, then turn off to Clarendon and Meadows, or take the South Eastern Freeway to Hahndorf, then turn off to Echunga and Meadows.

Kuitpo Forest Office

Brookman Road

MEADOWS  SA  5201

Office hours: 10am - 12pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For enquiries outside these hours, please phone or email

Telephone: (08) 8391 8800

Email: forestrysa@forestrysa.com.au

The forest is closed to the public on declared Total Fire Ban days. In the event of a fire call 000.

No fires of any kind are permitted to be lit by members of the public on ForestrySA land, including all Forest Reserves, between November 1 and April 30 in any year. Camping is prohibited from 1 December to 31 March. The main access gate to the campgrounds will be closed at 4pm every day during this period.