Jones Journey, Second Valley Forest Reserve

Walking Trail Facts
7 km circuit
2 hour circuit
Suitable for
Walking, Hiking, Dog Walking, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking
Curated Collection
Park (national park, conservation park, forest, reserve)
Second Valley Forest Reserve
Fleurieu Peninsula
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Travel options
  1. Car
Travel time from Adelaide
1-2 hours
Jones Journey, Second Valley Forest Reserve

About the Walking Trail

The Jones Journey is a new trail opened in December 2021 in Jones Forest are of the Second Valley Forest. The trail is just north of Deep Creek National Park, and near Delamere, Rapid Bay, and Second Valley.

This multi-use loop trail is named after the Jones family, who have a long and illustrious association with the forestry department, with over four generations of service predominately in Second Valley Forest.

The trail traverses a network of fire tracks through pine plantation. Keep an eye out for soaring Wedge Tailed Eagles along the way. The trail includes good views of the surrounding farmland and Fleurieu coast.

The trail is suitable for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. Dog walking is welcome on this trail – please refer to the Forestry SA dog walking guidelines.

Start the trail from gate JO2 off Bedlam Flat Road, off Range Road. Gate J02 and BF12 are opposite each other. The trail is 20 minutes drive from Rapid Bay and Second Valley. Allow 2 hours to walk the whole trail.

Print or save a map before you go, or use your smartphone on-site and scan the QR code on the trailhead sign to get a copy of the map.

Please note that forests are closed on days of Total Fire Ban.

Also from this trailhead is the newly opened Wilampa Trail, a 7km 2-hour trail.

The trails were developed as a joint project of Forestry SA and the District Council of Yankalilla.


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