Ruins Circuit
  • Length: 3.4km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Dam Track, Salisbury East

  • End: Dam Track, Salisbury East

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Cobbler Creek Recreation Park

  • Distance from state capital: 22.7 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.772661841

  • Longitude: 138.681911230

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Ruins Circuit is a 3.4km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Cobbler Creek Recreation Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Summary

Explore the historical farm ruins of Cobbler Creek Recreation Park.

There are numerous shared-use trails within Cobbler Creek Recreation Park to explore, offering different walk lengths. There are some walkers-only and cyclist-only trails.

Dogs on leads are permitted in the park and Cobbler Creek.

Access the park trails via:

Discover the ruins of one of the area’s first European farms. One of the first Europeans to farm the area was William Pedler, a shoemaker whose trade gave rise to the name Cobbler Creek. The ruins of his farmhouse, Trevalsa, can still be seen on the Porosa Hike and the Ruins Loop. Teakles House is another stone ruin, also on the Porosa Hike, the Ruins Loop and the Valley Circuit.

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Getting there

  • the Smith Road carpark
  • carpark at the base of the Grove Way, just up from the Bridge Road intersection
  • the Mike Green Trail on Middleton Crescent, Golden Grove
  • Valour Court, Golden Grove

History

Discover the ruins of one of the area’s first European farms. One of the first Europeans to farm the area was William Pedler, a shoemaker whose trade gave rise to the name Cobbler Creek. The ruins of his farmhouse, Trevalsa, can still be seen on the Porosa Hike and the Ruins Loop. Teakles House is another stone ruin, also on the Porosa Hike, the Ruins Loop and the Valley Circuit.

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

Total distance: 5160 m
Max elevation: 202 m
Min elevation: 185 m
Total climbing: 25 m
Total descent: -8 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA