Silver Mine Circuit
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Quarry Track, Tea Tree Gully

  • End: Quarry Track, Tea Tree Gully

  • Location: Anstey Hill Recreation Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 18.6 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.82214072

  • Longitude: 138.7313671

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Silver Mine Circuit is a 2.5km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in Anstey Hill Recreation Park, South Australia. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

The Silver Mine Loop is a 2.4km long circuit hike that predominately follows wide fire track. The loop includes a short section of walking trail up to the Lookout, which has views and a picnic table. The hike passes several old fenced mine shafts near the Lookout.

The hike starts from near the junction of Rosella Track and Ellis Way. Walkers can access this trailhead by walking from the main carpark in the former quarry on a couple of different tracks, including by following the Wednesday Loop to the junction of Rosella Track and Ellis Way.

Walkers and mountain bikers are permitted on this loop.

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

Discover this park's unique features, including ruins of the original Newman’s Nursery, abundant bird life, western grey kangaroos and koalas. Many animals call this area home and the park conserves rare vegetation which was once widespread throughout the Adelaide Plains and Mount Lofty Ranges.

GPX File

Total distance: 2476 m
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Download file: Silver-Mine-Loop.gpx


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

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