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A walk through Themeda Reserve, Hayward Drive and Mount Osmond Reserve. The trails are generally open, and shared with cyclists. The trail along Hayward Drive is generally single track walking trail which is off the main road (ie not a footpath beside the road). From the intersection of Sherwood Terrace, Caithness Avenue and Hayward Drive, the trail follows a series of narrow switchbacks up the steep hill in to Mount Osmond Reserve, following Gleeson Ridge to meet the Old Bullock Track, before returning down a fire track to Themeda Reserve.
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.
Parking is available in the roadside areas near 12 Hayward Drive, Mount Osmond, and at places marked with a P on the Burnside Walks Brochure.
This hike can be accessed by Adelaide Metro bus, via Bus Stop 20 Dashwood Road, Beaumont (700m walk).
About the region
Mount Osmond is a small suburb of 2,497 people in the South Australian capital city of Adelaide. The suburb is at a high elevation in the Mount Lofty Ranges, and provides views over Adelaide as well as containing a renowned golf course and country club. Mining operations in the 19th century gave the area notoriety, but it has since developed slowly into a small, quiet and secluded suburb.
GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.
Max elevation: 357 m
Min elevation: 213 m
Total climbing: 8 m
Total descent: -117 m
For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA