Porter Scrub Circuit
  • Length: 2.6km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 91 Lihou Rd, Lobethal

  • End: 91 Lihou Rd, Lobethal

  • Location: Porter Scrub Conservation Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 46.9 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.86967701

  • Longitude: 138.903976

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Porter Scrub Circuit is a 2.6km, grade 1 circuit hike, located in Porter Scrub Conservation Park, South Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

Explore the secluded forests of Porter Scrub Conservation Park. The Central Access Track is a fire track that begins from Gate 1 and passes through the park to Gate 2. It is easy to follow and walk along. The park consists of a dense forest of tall trees (stringybark and candlebark) with yacka and fern undergrowth.

We've outlined two walking routes below.

2.6km return hike

This walking route sticks to the main fire track through the path, with a walk along the parallel Walking Trail. Instructions for this walk:

3.3km circuit hike

This walking route explores a loop into the eastern side of the park, returning along the Central Access Track. The trail is difficult to follow from point E to F, G, and H, particuarly between points F and H. The junction at Point H cannot be found if walking clockwise. Instructions for this walk:

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

This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.

GPX File

Total distance: 9542 m
Max elevation: 506 m
Min elevation: 448 m
Total climbing: 83 m
Total descent: -102 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA

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