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Blinman Pools Walk is a 12km, grade 4 return hike located in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. The hike should take approximately 5hrs to complete.
Beginning at Angorichina Village, on the Parachilna to Blinman Road, you’ll follow the Parachilna and Blinman Creeks, as they wind their way through beautiful rugged country. In some places, sheer cliffs rise almost straight up from the creekbed, providing a spectacular backdrop.
The two spring-fed creeks keep the first pool filled with water all year round. The second pool is low in summer, but after big rains it can fill up to 3 metres. At these times, the cool green waters stretch about 20-30 metres across. The Blinman Pools, with their pretty waterfalls, have been popular picnic spots since the 1800s.
Total walk 12 kms – 5 hrs return.
There are physically demanding sections, no formal track is developed. It is a challenging walk.
Best time to walk April – October.
Signs used for direction and distance indicators and points of interest along the walk.
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA