Stringybark Loop Walk – Deep Creek Conservation Park

Fleurieu Peninsula
Start Point Picnic ground near park headquarters, Tapanappa Road, Deep Creek
End Point Picnic ground near park headquarters, Tapanappa Road, Deep Creek
Distance 1.5km return
Time 30 Minutes – Walking

A short, relatively flat walk through old growth stringybark forest. There is a lot of wildlife in this area of the park. Close to the popular Stringybark campsite, this walk is ideal for families. The walk starts at the picnic ground near park headquarters on Tapanappa Road.

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.

More information is available on the Deep Creek Conservation Park website.

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