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Wander along this circuit trail, taking in part of the Heysen Trail, through some of the native scrub below Little Mount Crawford. During September and October experience plenty of wildflowers along the trail.
There is an old mining shaft which can be seen. It is well fenced, and is from the 1880s when people tried gold mining here.
The Walking Trails Support Group produce an excellent brochure about this walk, which includes and map and details plants and animals you might encounter on this hike.
Begin this trail from the trailhead on Mount Road, which is 2.9km from the start of Mount Road off Cricks Mill Road. The trailhead includes a car park and picnic tables.
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
The Mount Crawford Forest Reserve is located in an historic mining district of the Adelaide Hills, just an hour's drive from the city and 7km from the township of Williamstown. It forms part of ForestrySA's 12,000 hectare Mount Lofty Ranges forest estate, providing sustainable softwood production within a picturesque community playground. Hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to these areas each year, to enjoy horse riding, bushwalking, mountain biking, camping and community forest events.
Max elevation: 432 m
Min elevation: 386 m
Total climbing: 57 m
Total descent: -37 m
For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA