River Red Gum Circuit
  • Length: 2.3km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Viaduct Track, Eden Hills

  • End: Viaduct Track, Eden Hills

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Shepherds Hill Recreation Park

  • Distance from state capital: 11.1 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.011645993

  • Longitude: 138.581051035


River Red Gum Circuit is a 2.3km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.


Explore the river red gums and wildlife along Viaduct Creek on this loop walk. A wide well-made trail which is shared with beginner-level cyclists.

Best walked clockwise. When the Archery Club red flag is flying, the northern part of this trail is closed, but there is a marked route around the club.

You can walk your dog in Shepherds Hill Recreation Park provided it remains under your control on a lead.

This hike can be accessed via Adelaide Metro bus, from Bus Stop 25 Ayliffes Road, St Marys.

Getting there

This hike can be accessed via Adelaide Metro bus, from Bus Stop 25 Ayliffes Road, St Marys.

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

Total distance: 2683 m
Max elevation: 105 m
Min elevation: 85 m
Total climbing: 14 m
Total descent: -30 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA