Forest campgrounds open – book online now!
Online bookings and payment is now available and mandatory for all ForestrySA campgrounds, including our remote “hikers only” campground at Rocky Creek.
Campers will be able to view campground maps, check campsite availability and secure a spot in advance.
Paper-copy camping permits will no longer need to be displayed on vehicles.
Forest visitors wishing to use a campsite for day visits will also be required to book and pay for their site online prior to arrival.
Use of fire pits within picnic areas will remain free of charge and available on a first-in, first-served basis.
About Rocky Creek Campground – hiker campsite
If you’re planning to hike the Heysen Trail, then Rocky Creek Campground is just for you!
A remote campground conveniently located in bush-land near the famous trail, this campground is reserved for hikers of the Heysen Trail only.
Camping permitted from 1 April – 30 November *Please note the 2020 camping season has been delayed until further notice due to Covid-19.
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
- Rocky Creek Campground accommodates up to 16 hikers in total. When booking, a maximum of two hikers can be added to your cart at a time.
- Distance from amenities: 200m from toilet facilities shared with Rocky Creek Hut
- No vehicle access
- Wood fires permitted in designated communal fire pit only
Bookings and fees
Fees apply for camping at Rocky Creek Campground. Please book online.
How to get there
Rocky Creek Campground is located within the Kuitpo Forest, in remote bush-land near the Heysen Trail.