Yurrebilla Trail - Section 3: Summertown to Norton Summit
  • Length: 9km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 5 Colonial Dr, Norton Summit

  • End: 23 Percival Rd, Summertown

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Horsnell Gully and Giles

  • Distance from state capital: 14.4 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.922379000

  • Longitude: 138.724791000


Yurrebilla Trail – Section 3: Summertown to Norton Summit is a 9km, grade 4 One way hike located in Horsnell Gully and Giles South Australia. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.


This section of the Yurrebilla Trail takes in the koala haven of Horsnell Gully, with its old stone ruin cottages, and includes some of the Heysen Trail.

This walk is part of the Yurrebilla Trail. The Trail is 54 kilometres long and can be walked in its entirety in 3 to 5 days. It’s divided into one full-day and four half-day sections:

Ranging from narrow single-person tracks to vehicle fire tracks, the Yurrebilla Trail passes many of the Adelaide Hills’ top tourist attractions, including Waterfall Gully, the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens, Mount Lofty Summit and Cleland Wildlife Park. It also visits or has connection to picturesque Hills’ towns such as Summertown, Crafers and Norton Summit, as well as wineries, pubs and other attractions.

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

Total distance: 8951 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA