Burnside Walks - A + B Circuits
  • Length: 5km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 1 Gill Terrace, Glen Osmond

  • End: 1 Gill Terrace, Glen Osmond

  • Location: Mount Osmond Reserve

  • Closest Town:

  • Distance from CBD: 6.7 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.964623014

  • Longitude: 138.647318026

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Burnside Walks – A + B Circuits is a 5km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Mount Osmond Reserve South Australia. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Summary

Explore two of the Burnside Walks circuits:

A 5.0km hike through stands of pine and eucalypt forest, along single walking trail, shared trails and fire tracks.

The hike begins in the carpark adjacent the former Glen Osmond mine’s adit (tunnel). The stone chimney further up the hill in Danthonia Reserve is the flue for a smelter that was located north of the adit. The trail continues around the circuit through Wheal Watkins Reserve, a former mining area worked in the 1840s (wheal is cornish for mine).

This walking trail is part of the Burnside Walks network, a series of trails around the hills on the edge of the City of Burnside, and in Mount Osmond Reserve. The trails are all well marked, with regular signs and numbered checkpoints that correspond to the excellent walking map.

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

Total distance: 5610 m
Max elevation: 314 m
Min elevation: 162 m
Total climbing: 295 m
Total descent: -283 m
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