Ambers Gully Hike & Sugarloaves Track- Black Hill Conservation Park

Adelaide & Adelaide Hills
Walking
 
Start Point Car Park off Gorge Road, Montacute SA 5134
End Point Car Park off Gorge Road, Montacute SA 5134
Distance 4.4km return
Time 2 Hours - Walking

A short circuit hike through Ambers Gully in Black Hill Conservation Park, and on to the Sugarloaves Track to the top of the hill and the fire track. The circuit is along some of the Yurrebilla Trail. The trail is mostly narrow walking track, with some fire track at the top. Good opportunities to spot koalas in Ambers Gully. Views over the Adelaide Plains.

Enjoy the undulating hills with native scenery of rugged ridges and a variety of native plants and animals along Black Hill Conservation Park's extensive network of walking trails. The park contains a wide variety of flora that offers a stunning display of native flowers in the spring including many delicate and colourful orchid species. While visiting the park, take a walk through the landscaped Wildflower Garden that dates back to the late 1940s.

The park covers an area of 684 hectares and features the low sheoaks which give Black Hill its name. The foliage of the sheoaks gradually matures to a dark rusty, almost black colour, as summer progresses. As you look from the Adelaide Plains, the hills appear to be black in colour.

Click here to download the Black Hill to Ambers Gully map from National Parks South Australia

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Intermediate
4.4
Kilometresreturn
2
Hours
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