Morialta and Black Hill Conservation Parks have long been cherished by Adelaide residents, providing opportunities for bushwalking and an experience of natural beauty just 10 kilometres north east of the city.
In July, National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia invites visitors old and new to a series of events at Morialta and Black Hill Conservation Parks as they are celebrated through the Park of the Month program.
Discover the nocturnal world of Morialta by joining the rangers on free guided night walks of the park. Other activities include Yoga in the Park, Forest Bathing, and guided walks with Big Heart Adventure.
These activities are presented amid Morialta and Black Hill Conservation Parks’ unique combination of undulating hills, rugged rocky outcrops, winding gorges, creeks seasonal waterfalls and forested valleys.
Morialta and Black Hill Conservation Parks together comprise of 1217 hectares and provide an iconic, natural back drop to the City of Adelaide.
The parks offer South Australians a terrific range of activities and walks that entice young and old visitors to come along and enjoy the natural bush and scenery.
Winter is the ideal time to visit and see the falls at their best when the water flow is strongest.
But there are many less visited places to discover in the parks too. Park of the Month will help you discover some of these special places and enjoy a bit of quiet time.
For wildlife lovers, the parks’ back-country provide habitat for many birds including small wrens, honeyeaters and thornbills among the woodlands that cover the hills.
For more information about Park of the Month events to book a place at an event (essential), visit: https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/get-inspired/park-of-the-month
For further inspiration check out the following resources:
- Explore the parks at home using Google Street View:
- Check out Nature Play’s 40 things to do in the park