Chookarloo Circuit
  • Length: 1.1km

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 321 Brookman Rd, Kuitpo

  • End: 321 Brookman Rd, Kuitpo

  • Location: Kuitpo Forest Reserve

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  • Distance from CBD: 50.1 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.20470897

  • Longitude: 138.714973

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Chookarloo Circuit is a 1.1km, grade 1 circuit hike, located in Kuitpo Forest Reserve, South Australia. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

Experience the pine forest and native scrub around Chookarloo Campground on this short walk. The walk starts from the Chookarloo Campground at one of the footbridges, entering the dark forest shady forest. The circuit is great for kids, offering lots of fallen trees and other nature place experiences.

The trail is marked with green and yellow markers. The 1,200km Heysen Trail follows part of the circuit. The trail is suitable for children, and for children on bikes.

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

About the region

he Kuitpo Forest Reserve was established in 1898 just 45 minutes' drive from Adelaide, near the rural township of Meadows. It forms part of ForestrySA's 12,000 hectare Mount Lofty Ranges forest estate, providing sustainable softwood production within a picturesque community playground.

GPX File

Total distance: 1147 m
Max elevation: 303 m
Min elevation: 300 m
Total climbing: 12 m
Total descent: -11 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA

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