Boom and Bust Hike

Walking Trail Facts
3.0 km circuit
2 hours return
Suitable for
Walking, Hiking
Trail Class
Grade 3, Moderate Hike
Park (national park, conservation park, forest, reserve)
Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
Flinders Ranges & Outback
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  1. 2 GPS files
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8 photos
Travel options
  1. Car
Travel time from Adelaide
2+ hours
Boom and Bust Hike

About the Walking Trail

Take the short loop trail near the main Visitor Centre that contains a wide array of flora with a colourful display of wildflowers present in spring months. There are plenty of interpretive signs along the way outlining the wildlife and habitat.

The start of the Boom and Bust Hike follows main trail through the Pound Gap then turns off onto the Mount Ohlssen Bagge Hike before looping back to the Pound Gap.


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