Googs Track is 120km of 4wd only road traversing part of the Yellabinna Conservation Park.
It runs North-South from the Dingo-proof fence north of Lone Oak, 40Km North of Ceduna, South Australia to Tarcoola on the East-West Railway line.
It is a popular adventure trek for 4wd enthusiasts, crossing 363 east-west running sand dunes and is often compared to a ‘Mini Simpson Crossing’.
Goog’s Widow, Jenny Denton has penned her memories, detailing the making of the track, filled with the humor and the trials and tribulations of their 4 years of road building.
He always referred to Jenny as Mother and would often sit on the verandah at their farm ‘Lone Oak’ and gaze out int the never-ending bush beyond the northern boundary of their farm and say “I wonder what is out there Mother”.
As you will read, he set about finding out and successfully pushing a track through, completing it in 1976. Along the way, they discovered all sorts of spectacular natural formations that have been and continue to be visited and enjoyed by Hundreds to Thousands of people.
Updated & Approved: 17 December 2021