Bushwalking is a fantastic way to connect with nature, keep fit and spend time with family and friends.
South Australia's national parks feature a range of trails that let you experience a diversity of landscapes. Our trails cater for all levels of fitness and adventure and our classification system makes it easy to select an experience suitable for you.
Skink Trail loop (3km, 45 min)
This easy loop walk starts from the Loftia Fire Track which you can access from the car park at Gate 1.
Follow the bitumen track down until you get past the Camp Track sign and from there you will see a totem that indicates the Bandicoot Trail at the start of Loftia Track and the Bandicoot Trail which heads up into the native vegetation. From there you can head along the Bandicoot Trail to the Skink Trail or along the Loftia Fire Track to the Skink Trail.
Bandicoot Trail loop (4.5km, 1.5 hrs)
You can access this trail from the car park off Scott Creek Rd and enter via Gate 1.
Follow the bitumen track down until you get past the Camp Track sign and from there you will see a totem which indicates the start of this trail which heads up into the native vegetation. This hike heads up towards Evans Drive and can be quite steep in some places. Follow Evans drive until you find a pictogram totem which indicates the trail heading back into the park. Please take care along Evans Drive as this is a public road. From here head down towards the old water tank and there you will join up with Camp track which will take you back to Gate 1.
Waterfall Hike loop (2km, 1 hr)
Enter this track at the mesh gate on Thornbill Track (Gate 12) . This hike is easy in the beginning but after the waterfall it can be steep as you head down the gully next to the creek line. This short loop joins up with Camp Track which takes you back to Gate 1 and the beginning of Thornbill Track.