Camping season 2021
Camping season opens 1 April 2021, with online booking available from 9am, Monday 1 March 2021.
ForestrySA offers bush camping at Kuitpo and Mount Crawford in designated campgrounds only.
Please note – a maximum of 10 people per campsite. Not all campsites are suitable for caravans or camper trailers and may be limited to less than three vehicles. Please consider this when selecting your campsite.
The forest is closed to the public on days of Total Fire Ban. Please check the CFS website before your visit, for current fire bans and ratings.
Welcome to Jack’s Paddock
If you’re planning to ride the Kidman Trail, then Jack’s Paddock is just for you!
An exclusive campground conveniently located in bushland on the famous trail, this campground is reserved for those riding the long distance Kidman Trail and using the camp and horse yards as a stop-over.
Camping permitted from 1 April – 30 November
Wood fires permitted from 1 May – 31 October, in the designated communal fire pit only. (These dates may change in seasons where high fire danger persists).
Facilities and features
- Unpowered site
- Maximum of 2 guests per booking
- Jack’s Paddock accommodates up to 6 riders in total
- No vehicle access
Bookings and fees
Fees apply for camping and use of horse yards at Jack’s Paddock. Please contact us to find out more and secure your booking.
How to get there
Jack’s Paddock is located within the Kuitpo forest, nestled in bushland on the Kidman Trail.