Gosse Hill Hike – Ngarkat Conservation Park
|Start Point||Bucks Camp Track, Ngarkat SA 5302, Australia|
|End Point||Bucks Camp Track, Ngarkat SA 5302, Australia|
|Time||20 Minutes – Walking|
Gosse Hill Hike (20 mins return, 1km)
Located in south-west corner of the park. Remember to take your binoculars for sensational views of the surrounding native pine covered hills.
Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the Ngarkat Conservation Park and take in the views over the park’s 270,000 hectares of vegetated sand dunes, mallee and heath.The park abounds in wildlife. Look out for western grey kangaroo and emus and more than 120 species of birds. You may spot a rare malleefowl walking slowly among the trees.
A number of walking trails give you the opportunity to see the wildlife and get a better appreciation of the vast mallee landscape. Enjoy the magnificent views from Tyms Lookout along a 2-3 hour hike. Early attempts to farm this country failed as seen by the ruins of early European pioneering settlements at Box Flat.
More Information can be found on the Ngarkat Conservation Park website.
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