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This easy walk winds its way around prominent heritage trees such as oak, poplar, sequoia, cork oak, pine and horse chestnut. These species were planted in the late 1890s to the 1920s to 'improve the attractiveness' of the park. They are reminders of the early heritage of Belair National Park.
The trail is suitable for most strollers. Some sections of the trail (on the northern eastern side of the creek) can become waterlogged, slippery or muddy during winter or wet weather.
Extend the Hike
- the Valley Loop Hike extends this hike
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
Set in beautiful natural bushland, Belair National Park is just 25 minutes from Adelaide city centre. This is South Australia’s oldest national park, and is home to Old Government House – a significant heritage building. Also in the park is State Flora, the oldest plant nursery in South Australia and still going strong today. The park remains one of the few relatively undisturbed areas of native vegetation in the Adelaide Hills region, making it an important refuge for native plants and animals.
- Valley Road
- Joseph Fisher picnic area
- Trailhead at Long Gully Residence and Volunteer Centre
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA