Sturt Gorge River Trail Circuit
  • Length: 7.1km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Parrianna Track, Flagstaff Hill

  • End: Parrianna Track, Flagstaff Hill

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Sturt Gorge Recreation Park

  • Distance from state capital: 18.8 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.038484763

  • Longitude: 138.584105149

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Sturt Gorge River Trail Circuit is a 7.1km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in Sturt Gorge Recreation Park South Australia. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Summary

A walk along the Sturt Gorge in the lower western part of Sturt Gorge Recreation Park. The walk follows the River Trail along Sturt River, with river crossings, and passing a Kaurna camp oven in a small cave in a cliff. The trail climbs out of the Gorge, following the Lomandra Trail with views over the Adelaide Plains, before returning back in to the gorge via the Spring Creek Trail.

The walk follows parts of the following trails:

Dogs are permitted on leads. Many trails within the park are shared-use with cyclists.

There are several places to begin the trail:

The start of the trail is not named or sign-posted, but is a clearly defined walking path, also used by cyclists.

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This hike can be easily accessed by public transport bus, at bus stop 28 South Road, or the bus stops at Flinders Medical Centre, on Adelaide Metro bus services.

Getting there

This hike can be easily accessed by public transport bus, at bus stop 28 South Road, or the bus stops at Flinders Medical Centre, on Adelaide Metro bus services.

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

Total distance: 7174 m
Max elevation: 169 m
Min elevation: 64 m
Total climbing: 296 m
Total descent: -296 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA