Pine Hut Soak to Scorpion Springs Hike – Ngarkat Conservation Park

Start Point Pine Hut Soak Track, Pinnaroo SA 5304, Australia
End Point Nanams Well Track, Pinnaroo SA 5304, Australia
Distance 8.13km
Time 2.37 Hours – Walking

An extended bushwalk. Be well prepared with water, a hat and sturdy shoes. Cool weather only. It is a peaceful trek through stringybark mallee and native pines.

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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