Mount Pleasant Summit Circuit
  • Length: 11.5km

  • Duration: 4.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Mawson Trail, Lobethal

  • End: Mawson Trail, Lobethal

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Mount Crawford Forest Reserve

  • Distance from state capital: 54.8 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.751953259

  • Longitude: 138.997272039


Mount Pleasant Summit Circuit is a 11.5km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in Mount Crawford Forest Reserve South Australia. The hike should take approximately 4.5hrs to complete.


Choose between three circuits, or combine into larger circuit hikes. These walks wander through Mt Crawford Forest. Whilst most of the forest comprises of pine plantation, there is also some delightful native scrub areas – one favourite being between checkpoints MP04 and MP05. Circuit 1 includes the summit of Mt Pleasant, where you can see views across the forest to Mt Crawford and Little Mt Crawford.

Walking Trails Support Group produce an excellent brochure with map and tracknotes.

Walk options from Glen Devon Road trailhead include:

Walk options from Cromer Picnic Area trailhead on Cricks Mill Road include:

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

Total distance: 18278 m
Max elevation: 554 m
Min elevation: 446 m
Total climbing: 270 m
Total descent: -229 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA