Winners of “View From My Walk” photo competition, week 4

View from my walk winners, week 3

The winners of our fourth and final week of the “view from my walk” photo competition, are:

Thanks to Scout Outdoor Centre, @capturing_senses1 has won a Stratos 26 day pack. The 26L daypack provides a fully adjustable ventilated back system and hipbelt, allowing for increased comfort in warm weather. And @meltheunit has won a $50 store voucher for Scout Outdoor Centre.

The competition is part of #walktoberSA – celebrating walking throughout October.

Bushwalks close to the city for evening hikes

With daylight savings short after-work hikes are a great way to get out and experience nature and the sunshine.

We’ve updated our previous list to add 20 more hikes, showcasing 45 short hikes which are close to Adelaide. All are an hour or two, up to three hours.

Prefer easier walks around Adelaide along rivers, the coast and metropolitan parks?

Check out our accompanying article:
30 Evening walks to enjoy now that Daylight Saving has started

Throughout October we’re celebrating walking with walktoberSA. Watch out for some more lists of best walks and hikes throughout the month.

45 Bushwalks close to the city for evening hikes

Sugarloaf Circuit1.

EAST: Sugarloaf Circuit

5.8km, 3 hours

The Sugarloaf Circuit hike is a 3 hour, 5.8km circuit through the cool sanctuary of Chambers Gully and Woolshed Gully, with splendid views of the city and coast. Watch out for koalas and kangaroos.


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Evening walks to enjoy now that Daylight Saving has started

With daylight savings short after-work walks are a great way to get out and experience the sunshine.

We’ve updated our previous list to add 10 more walks, showcasing 30 short walks around Adelaide along rivers, the coast and metropolitan parks. All are an hour or two, or up to three hours.

Looking for some more adventurous hikes in nature?

Check out our accompanying article:
45 Bushwalks close to the city for evening hikes

Throughout October we’re celebrating walking with walktoberSA.

30 Evening walks to enjoy now that Daylight Saving has started

Blackwood Forest Recreation Park1.

FOOTHILLS: Blackwood Forest Recreation Park

Walk suitable for dog walking

A small park in the hills is popular for walking the dog off-leash. A great place to take the kids to explore the pine forest, the creek and Sturt River, you can walk a 1.4km loop here.


Mawson Lakes loop2.

NORTH: Mawson Lakes loop

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for those with mobility issues including wheelchairs Walk suitable for dog walking

Enjoy a 2.2km loop walk around the main lake at Mawson Lakes. Extend the walk with some of the nearby Dry Creek Trails network.


St Clair Wetlands Walk3.

WEST: St Clair Wetlands Walk

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for those with mobility issues including wheelchairs Walk suitable for dog walking

A 2.1km walking trail loop around the St Clair wetland are bitumen so are suitable for people with all abilities (accessible trails), including prams, childrens bikes, and those who use mobility aids, including wheelchairs.


Oakden reserves loop4.

NORTH-EAST: Oakden reserves loop

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for those with mobility issues including wheelchairs Walk suitable for dog walking

A 3.4km loop through the reserves and side streets of Oakden. The loop is a great loop for dog walking which is also pram friendly, and suitable for wheelchair users.


Pedler Creek Trail5.

SOUTH: Pedler Creek Trail

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

This 5km / 2 hour shared use path trail provides a local link from Seaford Meadows to Moana and offers stunning scenery along the full length of the trail. It follows the Pedler Creek riverine corridor from the Coast to Vines Rail Trail in Seaford Meadows where there are some moderately sloping sections, and links to the Coast Park Trail at Moana via the shared use path along Nashwauk Crescent. The trail also extends southwards through the Pedler Creek Reserve and wetlands which frequently features abundant birdlife and has large areas of landscaped open space.


Loop in Morphett Vale on the Christie Creek, Golden Wattle Way, Beach Road Trail and Coast to Vines Rail Trails6.

SOUTH: Loop in Morphett Vale along 4 trails

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

A 6.5km 2 hour walking loop of four trails in Morphett Vale: Christie Creek Linear Trail; Golden Wattle Way Trail; Beach Road Trail and the Coast to Vines Rail Trail. The loop is not marked as a loop, but is easy enough to follow.


The Waite Arboretum7.

EAST: The Waite Arboretum

Wander around the Waite Arboretum, either on one the walks or just freely wander. Arboretum simply means a collection of trees, and these here are from around the world and all growing under natural rainfall. Watch out for the distinctive Draceana Draco – or Dragon’s Blood Tree – which is logo for Waite Arboretum.


Fourth Creek Trail8.

EAST: Fourth Creek Trail

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

Follow Fourth Creek downstream as it meanders along quiet suburban streets and parks from the Morialta Playground to the River Torrens Linear Park. A 4.8km 2 hour one-way trail.


Wynn Vale Dam Circuit9.

NORTH-EAST: Wynn Vale Dam Circuit

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

You can walk around the lake itself (950m), or walk from Grenfell Road on the Wynn Vale Dam Circuit (2.8km return). The marked trail is a shared-use path, and has markers every 200m, and begins near the Jubilee Lake, near the footbridge on Wynn Vale to Valley View Walking Path which crosses Grenfell Road.


Lowie’s Loop Nature Play Trail10.

NORTH: Lowie’s Loop Nature Play Trail

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for those with mobility issues including wheelchairs Walk suitable for dog walking

Lowie’s Loop is a 1km children’s exploratory nature play trail that encourages children to get out and explore the natural environment.


Walking Loop of the Patawalonga11.

WESTERN: Walking Loop of the Patawalonga, Glenelg

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

1 hour, 3.8km

Enjoy a walk around the Patawalonga Lake, with it’s pleasant grassed banks, playgrounds and views to Glenelg and across the marina and lake. The walk can be commenced from Wigley Reserve or Colley Reserve in Glenelg, from where you can follow the path on either side of the lake northwards. Return by walking across either the road bridge half way along, or at the foot bridge near Tapleys Hill Road.


Thorndon Park loop around lake12.

EASTERN: Thorndon Park loop around lake

Walk suitable for prams and strollers

1 hour, 1.5km

There are numerous walking trails at Thorndon Park that loop around the lake. Walking trails take you throughout this photographic location and past unique attractions like the water tower, natural wetlands, and a giant chess board. It easy to make a couple of different loops of the park and lake.


Coast Park Path along Adelaide’s Beaches13.

NORTH WEST, WEST, SOUTH: Coast Park Path along Adelaide’s Beaches

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

Enjoy a section of the Coast Park Path along Adelaide Beaches. Stretching 70km from North Haven through to Sellicks Beach the trail is a wide bitumen or compacted trail suitable for walking, prams, bikes and wheelchairs.

The major missing section is around Port Stanvac, where no trail or even rough footpath exists (there is no access to the foreshore). Sections between Moana and Port Willunga may also be rough, but easy enough for walkers to follow.


Woorabinda Bushland Reserve Loop14.

EAST, HILLS: Woorabinda Bushland Reserve Loop, Stirling

2-3 hours, 5.4km

A cool, quiet forest oasis, filled with a cacophony of birds or frogs. Woorabinda Lake is a highlight, with a path circling the lake passing reed beds, picnic benches, boardwalks and a bird hide.

Enjoy a shorter walk on The Lake Trail, which loops around the main lake.


Hallett Cove Boardwalk (Marion Coastal Walking Trail)15.

SOUTH: Hallett Cove Boardwalk (Marion Coastal Walking Trail)

Walk suitable for dog walking

90 mins – 2 hours one-way, 5.1km

A clifftop boardwalk along the rocky coastline between Marino and Hallett Cove. There are lots of options as to how long to make this walk.

Dogs are only permitted north of the Hallett Cove Conservation Park.


Adelaide Park Lands Trail (loop ring route)16.

CITY: Adelaide Park Lands Trail (loop ring route)

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

A series of connected walking and cycling trails through the parklands which loop around the city. Bisected by the River Torrens, offering the option to do either the southern or northern loops and loop back via the river.

  • Full circuit (around south Adelaide and North Adelaide): 18.1km
  • southern Adelaide circuit, using Torrens River to link up: 16km
  • North Adelaide circuit, using Torrens River to link up: 9km

Little Para River Trail17.

NORTH: Little Para River Trail

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

Choose a section of the 14km long trail, which goes from the hilly escarpment in the east, to Barker Inlet in the west. Trail users can experience diverse areas of remnant eucalyptus woodlands, grasslands, samphire and mangroves.


Munno Para Wetlands18.

NORTH: Munno Para Wetlands

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

30 mins, 1.4km

The Munno Para Wetlands include walking trails, a playground, a large grassed area and picnic shelter.


The Gawler Rivers (Tapa Pariara) Path19.

NORTH: The Gawler Rivers (Tapa Pariara) Path

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

10.3km, 3 hours, or shorter to walk a section of it

Take a leisurely stroll along the pretty North and South Para Rivers. Interpretative panels provide information on the history of the area, native birds and vegetation. The official map shows 6.8km of trail, but the trail network has been extended north from Clonlea Reserve a further 3.5km into the suburb of Hewett.


Dry Creek River Trails20.

NORTH, NORTH EAST: Dry Creek River Trails

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

The Dry Creek Trails are a 14km network of walking and cycling trails that follow Dry Creek and its reserves from the Little Para River Trail near Barker Inlet, through Mawson Lakes, past Yatala Prison and on to Valley View and Wynn Vale.

Highlight sections include around Mawson Lakes and Dry Creek.


Wynn Vale to Valley View Walking Path21.

NORTH EAST: Wynn Vale to Valley View Walking Path

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

A 6.3km trail meandering along the beautiful Dry Creek corridor from Wynn Vale Dam through to Vaucluse Reserve in Valley View. There are four playgrounds and seating along the route.

The trail is a wide shared-use path for walkers, runners, cyclists and is pram and wheelchair accessible. There is a gentle decent from Wynn Vale towards Valley View.


Inner Harbour Loop Path22.

WEST: Inner Harbour Loop Path

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

3.5km

A shared-use walking and cycling loop path provides a 3.5km route around Port Adelaide’s Inner Harbour and Port River, taking in history and playgrounds.


River Torrens Linear Trail, West Beach to Adelaide CBD to Athelstone23.

EAST, CITY, WEST: River Torrens Linear Trail, West Beach to Adelaide CBD to Athelstone

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

The trail follows 30km of Torrens River. Walk a section of the trail as a circuit by walking down one side of the river, and returning on the other side.


Laratinga Wetlands25.

HILLS: Laratinga Wetlands, Mt Barker

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

15mins to 45mins, 2km

There are 3 marked walking trails within the wetlands, with a fourth trail (Linear Trail) exiting the park and heading into Mt Barker.


Tennyson Dunes Native Plant Trail26.

WEST: Tennyson Dunes Native Plant Trail

45mins, 2km

An interpretive trail through the one of the last remaining remnants of a tertiary dune system on the metropolitan coast, containing some 56 native plant species and host a variety of wildlife.


Loop around West Lakes27.

WEST: Loop around West Lakes

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

1.5 hours, 5.8km

Walk around the southern lake at West Lakes on this 5.8km circuit.


Coast to Vines Rail Trail including the Shiraz Trail28.

SOUTH: Coast to Vines Rail Trail

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

This 32km trail follows an old railway corridor from Hallett Cove train station to Noarlunga via Morphett Vale, and then on to McLaren Vale to Willunga as the Shiraz Trail. Enjoy a short section and retrace your steps.


Pingle Farm Trail via estuary, Onkaparinga River Recreation Park29.

SOUTH: Pingle Farm Trail via estuary, Onkaparinga River Recreation Park

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

90 mins, 3.3km

Walk along the estuary before returning via the ruins of the former Pingle Farm farmhouse and sheds.


Wetlands Loop Trail, Onkaparinga River30.

SOUTH: Wetlands Loop Trail, Onkaparinga River

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for dog walking

2 hours, 4.5km

The Wetlands Walk is located on the Onkaparinga River estuary with opportunities for walking, birdwatching and photography, with interpretive signs.


Week 4: Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October

View from my walk, photo competition week 4Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October.

Take a walk in a nearby park, along the beach, along a river, in a national park or on your walk to work – anywhere in South Australia. October is ideal for walking – the temperatures are mild and the evenings are getting longer.

Stratos 26 day packThe weekly prize for the fourth week, thanks to Scout Outdoor Centre, is a chance to win a Stratos 26 day pack. The 26L daypack provides a fully adjustable ventilated back system and hipbelt, allowing for increased comfort in warm weather.

This week’s prizes will be drawn Monday 29/10/18. Last week’s winners were announced earlier today.

Good luck and enjoy a walk! You’re just two feet from some of the best places in South Australia.

Enter via Instagram or Twitter. Facebook users can post direct to our page via @WalkingSA to share their photo.

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The competition is part of #walktoberSA – celebrating walking throughout October.

Winners of “View From My Walk” photo competition, week 3

View from my walk winners, week 3

The winners of our third week of the “view from my walk” photo competition, are:

  • Facebook user Julia Patten with her photo of hiking Waterfall Gully at twilight
  • Instagram user Shelby Allen @shel_b_melissa with her photo of Day 18 of wandering through McLaren Vale. WalktoberSA has inspired Shelby to do a walk each day, be it on a beach, nearby reserve or a hike in a national park.

Thanks to Cleland Wildlife Park, the two winners this week have each won a Family Pass to Cleland Wildlife Park, valued at $61 each.

Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October – use #walktoberSA for a chance to win. We’ll announce the week 4 prizes later today.

Take a walk in a nearby park, along the beach, along a river, in a national park or on your walk to work – anywhere in South Australia. October is ideal for walking – the temperatures are mild and the evenings are getting longer.

Good luck and enjoy a walk! You’re just two feet from some of the best places in South Australia.

Enter via Instagram or Twitter. Facebook users can post direct to our page via @WalkingSA to share their photo.

View terms and conditions.

The competition is part of #walktoberSA – celebrating walking throughout October.

Week 3: Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October

Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October.

Take a walk in a nearby park, along the beach, along a river, in a national park or on your walk to work – anywhere in South Australia. October is ideal for walking – the temperatures are mild and the evenings are getting longer.

The weekly prizes for the third week, thanks to Cleland Wildlife Park, is a chance to win one of two Family Passes, valued at $61 each. Valid for 2 adults and 2 children OR 1 adult and 3 children.

This week’s prizes will be drawn Monday 22/10/18. Last week’s winner was announced earlier today.

Good luck and enjoy a walk! You’re just two feet from some of the best places in South Australia.

Enter via Instagram or Twitter. Facebook users can post direct to our page via @WalkingSA to share their photo.

View terms and conditions.

The competition is part of #walktoberSA – celebrating walking throughout October.

Winners of “View From My Walk” photo competition, week 2

View from my walk competition winner, week 2The winner of our second week of the “view from my walk” photo competition, is Instagram user thehikinglibrarian with a photo of her daughter and herself completing the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail. What a great experience for a parent and child, to walk together for 5 days, planning and undertaking the experience together,  escaping into nature and forming memories together.

Throughout October you can enter our draw for a chance to win a 3-day experience on the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail thanks to SeaLink.

Thanks to Rays, thehikinglibrarian has won a set of two Leki Anti-shock Trail AS walking poles. With Rays you can find gear to go for a hike, a paddle, or camp, and outdoor clothing and footwear for men, women and kids. Visit their store on Main North Road, Enfield or shop online.

Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October – use #walktoberSA for a chance to win. View Week 3 prize details.

Take a walk in a nearby park, along the beach, along a river, in a national park or on your walk to work – anywhere in South Australia. October is ideal for walking – the temperatures are mild and the evenings are getting longer.

Good luck and enjoy a walk! You’re just two feet from some of the best places in South Australia.

Enter via Instagram or Twitter. Facebook users can post direct to our page via @WalkingSA to share their photo.

View terms and conditions.

The competition is part of #walktoberSA – celebrating walking throughout October.

Win a Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail experience

Take a walk on the wild side. Win a Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail experienceTake a walk on the wild side. Win a Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail experience

Walking the Kangaroo Island Wilderness TrailWalking the Kangaroo Island Wilderness TrailWalking the Kangaroo Island Wilderness TrailEnjoying the Kangaroo Island Wilderness RetreatKangaroo Island Wilderness Retreat

As part of WalktoberSA – a celebration or walking throughout October – we’re bringing you a chance to take a walk on the wild side by winning a Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail experience thanks to SeaLink.

Nature’s secrets are waiting to be discovered at every step of the 61 kilometre five-day trek, with the trail weaving its way through the most botanically unique area in all of South Australia before reaching the rugged, remote and spectacular coastline of the Southern Ocean.

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Winners of “View From My Walk” photo competition, week 1

View from my walk winners, week 1

The winners of our first week of the “view from my walk” photo competition are:

Thanks to ioMerino two people have each won a $50 vouchers. ioMerino not only make amazing, natural, thermal layers to help keep you comfortable for longer when you’re out hiking, they also happen to be a local South Australian company!

Week 1 Winners:

  1. Instagram user skipper_lisa for her photo of her family adventure time into Sturt Gorge Recreation Park.
  2. Facebook user Fi Abraham with her photo of sunrise at the top of Carrick Hill and Brownhill Creek.

Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October – use #walktoberSA for a chance to win. View Week 2 prize details.

Take a walk in a nearby park, along the beach, along a river, in a national park or on your walk to work – anywhere in South Australia. October is ideal for walking – the temperatures are mild and the evenings are getting longer.

Good luck and enjoy a walk! You’re just two feet from some of the best places in South Australia.

Enter via Instagram or Twitter. Facebook users can post direct to our page via @WalkingSA to share their photo.

View terms and conditions.

The competition is part of #walktoberSA – celebrating walking throughout October.

Week 2: Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October

Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October.

Take a walk in a nearby park, along the beach, along a river, in a national park or on your walk to work – anywhere in South Australia. October is ideal for walking – the temperatures are mild and the evenings are getting longer.

The weekly prizes for the second week, thanks to Rays, is a set of two Leki Anti-shock Trail AS walking poles. With Rays you can find gear to go for a hike, a paddle, or camp, and outdoor clothing and footwear for men, women and kids. Visit their store on Main North Road, Enfield or shop online.

This week’s prizes will be drawn Monday 15/10/18. Last week’s winners were announced earlier today.

Good luck and enjoy a walk! You’re just two feet from some of the best places in South Australia.

Enter via Instagram or Twitter. Facebook users can post direct to our page via @WalkingSA to share their photo.

View terms and conditions.

The competition is part of #walktoberSA – celebrating walking throughout October.

Park of the Month, Belair National Park, October 2018

Belair National Park is the National Parks SA Park of the Month for October 2018.

Belair National Park is close to Adelaide, nestled in the foothills. There are 8 hiking trails in the park, and another 2 hiking trails that pass through the park. The trails vary from Easy Walks to Hard Hikes. A couple of the Easy Walks are suitable for people of all abilities, including for wheelchair access, for those with mobility issues and for prams. The trails are of a high standard and are well marked.

The park is accessible by public transport train service and bus services. Vehicle entry is $12 per car, or $9.50 for concession, and visitors are encouraged to book online before you go, of use the self-service computer available for payment daily between 9am and 4:30pm. There is also a range of free events throughout the month, including guided Ranger Walks and Friends of Belair guided walks.

You can walk your dog in this park providing it remains under your control on a lead.

11 Great Walk and Hikes in Belair National Park

Wood Duck Walk, Belair National Park1.

Wood Duck Walk, Belair National Park

Walk suitable for prams and strollers Walk suitable for those with mobility issues including wheelchairs Walk suitable for dog walking

1km, 30 mins, Easy Walk

This pleasant walk around Playford Lake is popular with young children, people with prams, people with limited mobility, including wheelchairs, and those who want to experience the park’s wildlife, including the ducks on the lake.

For accessibily notes and an Accessible Map of Belair National Park, refer to the Accessibility page on the National Parks SA website.

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Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October

Share your “view from my walk” photo using #walktoberSA for a chance to win a weekly prize throughout October.

Take a walk in a nearby park, along the beach, along a river, in a national park or on your walk to work – anywhere in South Australia. October is ideal for walking – the temperatures are mild and the evenings are getting longer.

The weekly prizes for the first week, thanks to ioMerino are two $50 vouchers. ioMerino not only make amazing, natural, thermal layers to help keep you comfortable for longer when you’re out hiking, they also happen to be a local South Australian company!

This week’s prizes will be drawn Monday 8/10/18.

Good luck and enjoy a walk! You’re just two feet from some of the best places in South Australia.

Enter via Instagram or Twitter. Facebook users can post direct to our page via @WalkingSA to share their photo.

View terms and conditions.

The competition is part of #walktoberSA – celebrating walking throughout October.

Spring 2018 Competition, winner week 3 – best walking trails to see wildflowers

Instagram user muddy_pies has won this week's wildflower walk photo competition with her photo of the Twiggy Bush-pea wildflower seen on the one of the Wildflower Wander in Anstey Hill Recreation Park.Instagram user muddy_pies has won this week’s wildflower walk photo competition with her photo of the Twiggy Bush-pea wildflower seen on the Wildflower Wander in Anstey Hill Recreation Park.

The Wildflower Wander is a 1.3km one-way trail, walk up hill and return by the same route or return on some of the Pink Gum Loop. There are 11 trail options and loops in the park.

Enter our Spring photo competition of wildflowers you’ve seen when out walking on a trail for a chance to win a Multi Park Pass thanks to National Parks SA.

To enter your photos:

  1. Take a photo on any walking trail anywhere in South Australia
  2. Include the name of the trail and park or reserve in your post
  3. Share your photo on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtags: #wildflowers #walktoberSA
  4. Photo must be taken in August or September 2018

Please note due to Facebook privacy settings Facebook posts need to be shared to our Facebook page facebook.com/walkingSA. People without social media can send their entries to photo.competition@walkingsa.org.au.

We’re not looking for the best photographer but instead great places to go for short, medium or long walks to see wildflowers.

A prize of a 1 x Multi Park Pass thanks to National Parks SA will be awarded each Friday: Fri 7th Sept 2018, Fri 14th Sept 2018, Fri 21st Sept 2018, Fri 28th Sept 2018. Winners will be notified by private messaging and public comment on the applicable social media network. A Multi Park Pass is valued at $90 and provides 12 months of unlimited vehicle entry to 11 national parks.

This competition is part of #walktoberSA, celebrating walking next month during October.

Spring 2018 Competition, winner week 2 – best walking trails to see wildflowers

Instagram user Illy has won this week's wildflower walk photo competition with her photo of wildflowers seen on the one of the Beaumont Circuit hikes, part of the Burnside Walks network.Instagram user Illy Graetz has won this week’s wildflower walk photo competition with her photo of wildflowers seen on the one of the Beaumont Circuit hikes, part of the Burnside Walks network.

There are 10 walking trail options in the Burnside Walks network. The trails are around the foothills near Burnside, Mt Osmond Reserve, and in the adjoining Chambers Gully. There are walk options from 1 hour up to 3-4 hours.

Enter our Spring photo competition of wildflowers you’ve seen when out walking on a trail for a chance to win a Multi Park Pass thanks to National Parks SA.

To enter your photos:

  1. Take a photo on any walking trail anywhere in South Australia
  2. Include the name of the trail and park or reserve in your post
  3. Share your photo on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtags: #wildflowers #walktoberSA
  4. Photo must be taken in August or September 2018

Please note due to Facebook privacy settings Facebook posts need to be shared to our Facebook page facebook.com/walkingSA. People without social media can send their entries to photo.competition@walkingsa.org.au.

We’re not looking for the best photographer but instead great places to go for short, medium or long walks to see wildflowers.

A prize of a 1 x Multi Park Pass thanks to National Parks SA will be awarded each Friday: Fri 7th Sept 2018, Fri 14th Sept 2018, Fri 21st Sept 2018, Fri 28th Sept 2018. Winners will be notified by private messaging and public comment on the applicable social media network. A Multi Park Pass is valued at $90 and provides 12 months of unlimited vehicle entry to 11 national parks.

This competition is part of #walktoberSA, celebrating walking next month during October.

Spring 2018 Competition, winner week 1 – best walking trails to see wildflowers

Instragram user scubacoops has won this week's wildflower walk photo competition with her photo of wildflowers seen in Kuitpo Forest.Instagram user scubacoops has won this week’s wildflower walk photo competition with her photo of wildflowers seen in Kuitpo Forest.

There are 4 shared-use trails in Kuitpo Forest and 2 walking trails in the adjacent Kyeema Conservation Park. The Heysen Trail pass through both parks. The Forest and Park are a mix of plantation pine forest and native scrub. View the walks and trails.

Enter our Spring photo competition of wildflowers you’ve seen when out walking on a trail for a chance to win a Multi Park Pass thanks to National Parks SA.

To enter your photos:

  1. Take a photo on any walking trail anywhere in South Australia
  2. Include the name of the trail and park or reserve in your post
  3. Share your photo on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtags: #wildflowers #walktoberSA
  4. Photo must be taken in August or September 2018

Please note due to Facebook privacy settings Facebook posts need to be shared to our Facebook page facebook.com/walkingSA. People without social media can send their entries to photo.competition@walkingsa.org.au.

We’re not looking for the best photographer but instead great places to go for short, medium or long walks to see wildflowers.

A prize of a 1 x Multi Park Pass thanks to National Parks SA will be awarded each Friday: Fri 7th Sept 2018, Fri 14th Sept 2018, Fri 21st Sept 2018, Fri 28th Sept 2018. Winners will be notified by private messaging and public comment on the applicable social media network. A Multi Park Pass is valued at $90 and provides 12 months of unlimited vehicle entry to 11 national parks.

This competition is part of #walktoberSA, celebrating walking next month during October.