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Lock

Elliston - Lock 91km

Cowell - Lock 119km

Wudinna - Lock 81km

 

Right in the heart of Eyre Peninsula, Lock is a small rural hub servicing a flourishing farming community.

The town was named after Corporal Albert Lock, a local landholder killed in action in Belgium in 1917 - and the local museum commemorates the sacrifices of war and the district's rich farming heritage. Visit the Museum's Facebook page for updates on the Museum - Lock Museum Facebook Page.

Lock has an abundance of sports facilities and all the friendly accommodation and shopping you'd expect from a small country town.

 

Attractions

 

Hincks and Hambidge Wilderness Protection Areas and Bascombe Well Conservation Park

Hambidge Wilderness Protection Area is approximately 25,400 ha of mallee country. Prominent hill (143 m high) is accessible via a track from the south offering a wide view over the park. There are conservation areas around the park where mallee fowls can be seen along roadsides. Hincks Wilderness Protection Area is approximately 66,300 ha. This park has slightly different flora to Hambidge. Both parks are accessible from Lock as is Bascombe Well Conservation Park where you can discover many ruins and excellent wildflower displays between June and August.

Visit http://www.parks.sa.gov.au for more information

 

Apex Park and Pioneer Park

Apex Park has barbecue facilities, and Pioneer Park has established native trees.

 

Lock Heritage Museum

The museum displays a variety of war, farming and housing equipment along with photos.

 

For more information, please contact the Elliston Community Information Centre on 08 86879200

 

 
 
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