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Great reasons to visit Hallett Cove Conservation Park in February

Visit Hallett Cove Conservation Park during February and take part in the many geological to coastal activities being held to celebrate it being Park of the Month.

Great reasons to visit Hallett Cove Conservation Park in February
Sugarloaf at Hallett Cove Conservation Park. The red layer is made of boulders and sediment deposited on the bottom of an ancient glacial meltwater lake.

Ranger Jae Ellis said February is a great opportunity to take part in activities such as ranger guided walks, exploring the geology and nature photography.

“These activities will give people a chance to discover the park’s natural treasures and hopefully lots more people will visit again,” Ms Ellis said.

“Around 280 million years ago Hallett Cove and surrounding areas were covered with ice during the time when Australia was part of the ancient supercontinent of Gondwanaland.

“Hallett Cove Conservation Park features evidence of an ancient ice age, with gouge marks on rocks caused by glaciers – a must see!

“The park is also home to stumpy lizards, singing honeyeaters, superb blue fairy-wrens, banjo frogs, starfish, sea urchins and nankeen kestrels.

“Come and discover one of Australia's most outstanding geological and archaeological sites at Hallett Cove Conservation Park this month.”

To book activities and for more information visit https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/get-inspired/park-of-the-month/february-park-of-the-month-hallett-cove

The park is located about 22km from Adelaide city.