40 Great South Australian Short Walks

Want to walk alongside a waterfall or vineyard? Follow a creek or a river to secret waterholes? Walk through tall forests or coastal bush? Or discover unknown parts of our heritage and past.

Walking is a perfect way to reacquaint yourself with our environment, to spend time with friends and family and to explore new places.

Trails SA has an amazing network of stunning trails throughout South Australia, from the city to the Outback. With landscapes ranging from rolling hills, to dramatic coastline and rugged outback ranges, many of the trails have interesting stories to tell about the country, wildlife and history along the way.

In this guide, you will find 40 great short walks in South Australia that vary in difficulty and length from a 45-minute gentle ramble to a fivehour physical challenge. We hope these trails inspire you to visit new places in our great outdoors.

Start walking and ‘be active’.

Government of South Australia

June 2008

Adelaide, South Australia


52 pages

21cm x 9.9cm

Available in print
Digital download

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