- 4.8 km circuit
- 2 hours
- Suitable for
- Hiking, Trail Running
- Grade 3, Moderate Hike
- Park (national park, conservation park, forest, reserve)
- Cleland Conservation Park
- Adelaide Hills
- Download maps & GPS files
- 1 map PDF
- 2 GPS files
- 9 photosJump to Photos section
- Travel options
- Travel time from Adelaide
- 1 hour or less
About the Walking Trail
Venture into the southern-most parts of the park, along this secluded track. Enjoy views over the gully below from the well-made track before plunging down to explore it at ground level. A creek runs down the length of the long gully, and can often be found flowing during winter and spring.
- Start from the quiet carpark at Measdays Lookout (Measdays Lookout is a carpark on Old Barker Road – the old freeway before the Heysen Tunnels were constructed. 500 metres beyond Eagle on the Hill, a litle further on from the Eagle Mountain Bike Park.
- You walk through two junctions, the first marked as Emergency ID 42, then 35, take the right turn both times
- The single track walking trail opens out on to a fire track intersection, at Emergency IDs 33 and 34 (two marker posts here). This is the start of the marked Measday Hike, marked in green.
- Follow the Mireen Track (fully marked with green Measday Hike markers). The track contours around up the gully, to near the end where it crosses the gully creek at the intersection marked as Emergency ID 40. Turn left, heading back down the gully
- On the way back down you pass a small walking track on the right, unmarked, and the intersection where the Carro Track heads up hill at Emergency ID 31. Stay on the main track in the gully. At Emergency ID 31 the track meets the Chinamans Hut Track, which is the route of the Adventure Hike to Mount Lofty Summit.
- Return to point (3), at Emergency IDs 33 and 34, where you have now finished the Measdays Hike. Return along the walking trail from Measdays Lookout
Extend this hike
- walk up the Adventure Trail to Mt Lofty Summit