Scott Creek Eastern Circuit
  • Length: 8.5km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Neville Rd, Dorset Vale

  • End: Neville Rd, Dorset Vale

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  • Location: Scott Creek Conservation Park

  • Distance from state capital: 28.2 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.084696962

  • Longitude: 138.681595735

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Scott Creek Eastern Circuit is a 8.5km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Scott Creek Conservation Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.


A walk through the eastern section of Scott Creek Conservation Park. The park is one of the hidden gems of the Adelaide Hills. There aren’t any marked walking trails, but there is a good network on well signposted fire tracks. The Friends of Scott Creek Conservation Park produce an excellent map; a simple map is available for free from their website, or a detailed topographic map can be purchased:

This walk route starts at Gate 14/17, Matthews Road/Scott Creek Road. Driving directions to the park can be found of the Friends of Scott Creek Conservation Park website.

These instructions are written a clockwise direction:

Read about a longer trip on the same loop but also going in to the western section of the park on AussieTrailwalker’s EveryTrail trip.

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

Total distance: 13216 m
Max elevation: 404 m
Min elevation: 242 m
Total climbing: 148 m
Total descent: -66 m


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA