Waite Conservation Reserve Circuit
  • Length: 4.2km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 8 Hillside Rd, Springfield

  • End: 8 Hillside Rd, Springfield

  • Location: Waite Conservation Reserve

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  • Distance from CBD: 7.9 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.97625834

  • Longitude: 138.6370695

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Waite Conservation Reserve Circuit is a 4.2km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in Waite Conservation Reserve, South Australia. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

The Waite Conservation Reserve protects an important remnant of original grassy woodland along the hilly backdrop to Adelaide. On this walk you will see how change rules in habitats, especially in grassy woodlands.

This sign-posted walking trail climbs into the foothills to magnificent views over the Adelaide Plains to the sea. It takes in some of the Yurrebilla Trail.

Walk this hike with the excellent walking guide with notes and map which highlights the trail and its features. Follow the signposts with the 'Blue Devil' logo and blue arrows.

Start from the eastern end of Hartley Grove, Urrbrae, or near the large tanks on Hillside Rd, Springfield, close to Elmglade Road.

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

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

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