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Discover the narrow Hidden Gorge and magnificent views from the high Battery Ridge.
7 hours return, 18km circuit bushwalk.
Options to extend the walk by camping at Hidden Camp, and/or walking on to Alligator Gorge.
The walk begins at Mambray Creek Day Visitor Carpark or Mambray Creek Campground. Walking through Mambray Creek, past pools of permanent water, through native pine forest, the walk passes Hidden Gorge Campsite to enter the ever-narrowing Hidden Gorge. With steep red-rock walls, you can walk on through and out along a superb path up to The Battery, with extensive views over Spencer Gulf. Following the fire track for 1km the route exits to follow a single-track meanders back to the trailhead at Mambray Creek carpark.
The trail is very well marked, with signposts every 200m.
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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
Within easy reach of Adelaide, Mount Remarkable National Park is an ideal place to take the family. There’s lots of diverse wildlife and campgrounds with good facilities. The park is a popular destination for bushwalking, with trails for all ages and abilities. There are some incredible views to be had – the 960m high Mount Remarkable Summit presides over the Willochra Plain and looks out to the Spencer Gulf. The Willowie Forest area offers a network of mountain biking and walking trails that meander through foothills of the Mount Remarkable Range.
Max elevation: 550 m
Min elevation: 148 m
Total climbing: 812 m
Total descent: -806 m
For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA