Fire Danger Season extended to 12 May 2019 – no fires allowed

Pursuant to the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005, the Country Fire Service has extended the 2019 Fire Danger Season in the Mount Lofty Ranges. The season will now come to a close at midnight on Sunday 12 May 2019. Campers preparing to stay at designated sites within the Kuitpo and Mount Crawford Forests Reserves are advised that fires are prohibited until after this date. Gas appliances are permitted during the extension period.

Get back to nature at one of ForestrySA’s popular forest campgrounds.

Please note that all sites operate on a first-in, first-served basis and bookings are unavailable. To check availability, please contact the Kuitpo Forest Information on 8391 8800 just prior to arrival.

Camping is permitted from 1 April – 30 November, outside of the fire danger season.

Wood fires are permitted from 1 May – 31 October annually. (These dates may change in seasons where high fire danger persists).

The forest is closed to the public on declared Total Fire Ban days. To report a fire, call 000.

Fire is prohibited on ForestrySA land and Forest Reserves between November 1 and April 30 in any year. (These dates may be extended in areas where high fire danger persists).

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