Forest Circuit Walk – Deep Creek Conservation Park

Fleurieu Peninsula
Start Point Stringybark Campground, Opposite site 10, Deep Creek
End Point Stringybark Campground, Opposite site 10, Deep Creek
Distance 2.6km return
Time 1 Hours – Walking
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1 hr return, 2.6 km

Located within Deep Creek Conservation Park this is a fairly flat and easy stroll through tall stringybark forest. This is a lovely morning or late afternoon walk. In autumn you may see fog settle among the trees. In late winter and early spring you will see a profusion of wildflowers. The trail starts from Stringybark Campground, opposite site 10.

More information can be found on the National Parks South Australia website.

Deep Creek Conservation Park is the largest portion of remaining natural vegetation on the Fleurieu Peninsula and is home to an array of native wildlife such as western grey kangaroos, short beaked echidnas and 100 species of birds that can be heard and seen while walking in the park.

Deep Creek is the only national park within 100km of Adelaide that offers bush camping. Four campgrounds are accessible by 2WD and one is ‘hike-in’ only and situated on the Heysen trail, making it an ideal environment for a family adventure.

The 15 walking trails in the park provide spectacular scenery of Backstairs Passage, Kangaroo Island and the rugged Deep Creek Valley. The walks range from easy to very difficult so accommodating for all ages and abilities.  The walking trail network in Deep Creek Conservation Park includes sections of the famous Heysen Trail.

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