The Heysen Trail travels from Cape Jervis on the Fleurieu
Peninsular all the way to the Flinders Ranges at Parachilna. The total trail is
1200km long and can take between 50 to 60 days to complete. However, many
people choose to do smaller sections and even enjoy lovely day walks on certain
Heysen Trail welcomes tens of thousands of visitors annually and contributes
considerably to the interstate and international trail tourism figures within
Trail travels through the Adelaide Hills Council area for over 80 kilometres.
This trail is not for the faint hearted, however sections can be done as day
walks with special mentions given to the views through the Piccadilly Valley,
the bushland in and around Mylor and Bridgewater, and the challenging hilly
areas of Greenhill and Norton Summit.
trail visits the following areas - Mylor, Bridgewater, Mount George,
Piccadilly, Mount Lofty, Greenhill, Norton Summit, Montacute, Cherryville,
Kersbrook, Forreston and Mount Crawford. There is also a 'spur' section that
links the trail into the popular tourist town of Hahndorf.