Eucalypt Hike, Bullock Hill Conservation Park

Walking Trail Facts
Distance
2.8 km circuit
Duration
1 - 1.5 hour
Suitable for
Walking
Trail Class
Grade 3, Moderate Hike
Terrain
Undulating
Park (national park, conservation park, forest, reserve)
Bullock Hill Conservation Park
Region
Fleurieu Peninsula
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  2. 2 GPS files
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Photos
7 photos
Travel options
  1. Car
Travel time from Adelaide
1 hour or less
Eucalypt Hike, Bullock Hill Conservation Park

About the Walking Trail

This hike explores the blue gum woodland and native grasses, through the more open section of the conservation park. Watch out for western grey kangaroos who often graze here.

The trails in the park are not well marked – there are some markers, but the trails can be ambiguous sometimes. The country here is quite open so it can be easy enough to make sense of your route. There are a couple of spots on this hike which might be confusing to follow:

  • About half way up on the western end of the walk you enter a clearing, and there then seems to be multiple tracks and trails leading out. Take the trail to the north west, there is a marker here.
  • Along the most northern section, walking west-east the trail can be tricky to follow, however the ground becomes more open to the west, and the fence here can guide you.

An easier to follow hike is the Heathland Hike.

Begin this hike from the trailhead at the eastern end of the park, at the end of Haines Rd. Drive in from the east, from Wattle Flat Road, Ashbourne. The drive in along Haines Road here is relatively short. There is no formal carpark here, so watch out for the trailhead before the denser scrub begins – from here on the road rapidly becomes a very rough, narrow 4WD road. Although some maps show Haines Road continuing, the road here dissapates as a dead-end.

Extend the hike by doing the Native Grasses Hike which is a combination of the Heathland Hike and Eucalypt Hike.

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