Jenkins Scrub Walking Circuit
  • Length: 1.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Heysen Trail, Mount Crawford

  • End: Heysen Trail, Mount Crawford

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Mount Crawford Forest Reserve

  • Distance from state capital: 52.5 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.707501009

  • Longitude: 138.963744007

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Jenkins Scrub Walking Circuit is a 1.5km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Mount Crawford Forest Reserve South Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.

Summary

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.

Total distance: 1503 m
Max elevation: 432 m
Min elevation: 385 m
Total climbing: 60 m
Total descent: -39 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA