Rawnsly Bluff Car Park

Day Use Area

5 from 2 users


Unnamed Road, Flinders Ranges, South Australia



Starting point for various walking trails. Rawnsley Bluff DIFFICULT Rawnsley Bluff (5 hr return) 12.6kms Wilpena Lookout (4 hr return) 11.4kms From the carpark the trail follows the creek bed for 600m before you begin climbing the foothills of the main range (Bonney Sandstone). The trail gradually steepens to a climb which brings you to Lone Pine Lookout. From here, the worst of the climb is over and the trail becomes less steep as you approach the summit. Left fork: Wilpena Pound Lookout 600m. Provides an excellent view down the centre of Wilpena Pound. Right fork: Rawnsley Bluff 1.5km. Survey Cairn constructed by Samuel Parry 1858. View to the south and east overlooking Chace Range. Twidale Top EASY (45 min return) 2kms The remnant flat-topped mesa is a good example of the erosion process that has shaped the Flinders landscape. Excellent views of Rawnsley Bluff escarpment and the caravan park and cabins. Ferntree Falls MODERATE (2 hr return) 5.2kms Follow the Rawnsley Bluff track for 600m before branching off to the left. Pass through a low saddle before following a fence line that takes you to Ferntree Creek. Ferntree Falls flow only after heavy rain. No camping or overnight parking.

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Lat: -31.630874 Lng: 138.592238

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