Black Hill Summit  Circuit
  • Length: 4.2km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Summit Trail, Montacute

  • End: Summit Trail, Montacute

  • Location: Black Hill Conservation Park

  • Closest Town:

  • Distance from CBD: 13.9 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.874422923

  • Longitude: 138.712878088

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Black Hill Summit Circuit is a 4.2km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in Black Hill Conservation Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Summary

An excellent short circuit hike through Black Hill Conservation Park to the summit of Black Hill. The trail is mostly narrow walking track, with some fire track at the top. Views over the Adelaide Plains.

Being this hike at the end of Addison Road, Athelstone.

This hike is easily accessed via Adelaide Metro bus, on route 178 to bus stop 38 Coulls Road, Athelstone.

Getting there

This hike is easily accessed via Adelaide Metro bus, on route 178 to bus stop 38 Coulls Road, Athelstone.

Extend this Hike

  • Continue north along the fire track on the summit to the top of the Ghost Tree Gully Track, and return via the Ghost Gum Summit Trail Link (2.5km extra)
  • Continue north along the fire track on the summit to the top of the Sugarloaves Track (2km), follow that track down on to the Ambers Gully Hike to Gorge Road (2km), and return south on the Tucks Track and Joann Track (2.5km)

GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.

Total distance: 4807 m
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