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Multi-use forest trails

Explore our multi-use forest trails

Take in the beautiful pine and native forest environment via one of our many multi-use forest trails.

Our multi-use trail network makes our forests the perfect destination for walking, rogaining and orienteering, horse riding and bike riding.

These trails are for the enjoyment of everyone – please remember the Forest Trail Code:

  • To ensure everyone’s safety and enjoyment, please consider others. The forest is used by walkers, horse riders and cyclists. Please give way and show courtesy to others. Horses can be frightened by bikes and dogs so slow down and give way.
  • Always wear a helmet when cycling and horse riding and travel at a safe speed according to your experience, the track conditions, and terrain.
  • Avoid steep muddy, or loose trails and surfaces, where the tracks you leave behind can channel rainwater and cause erosion.
  • For your own safety, avoid areas where access is restricted, including where forestry operations are in progress. Look out for and adhere to all signage.

Jones Journey

Second Valley Forest

Distance: 7km return
Time: 2 hours to walk, or 1 hour to ride

Suitable for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, this multi-use loop trail is named after the Jones family, who have a long and illustrious association with the forestry department, with over four generations of service predominately in Second Valley Forest.

Starting at gate JO2 off Bedlam Flat Road, the trail traverses a network of fire tracks through pine plantation. Keep an eye out for soaring Wedge Tailed Eagles along the way. The trail includes good views of the surrounding farmland and Fleurieu coast.

 

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Wilampa Trail

Second Valley Forest

Distance: 7km return.
Time: 2 hours to walk, or 1 hour to ride

Suitable for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, this multi-use loop trail is named after the local Kaurna word “Wilampa”,  meaning ‘black cockatoo with yellow or white feathers’. The name recognises the endangered Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo known to inhabit the forest and feed on the seeds of pinecones.

Starting at gate BF12 off Bedlam Flat Road, the trail traverses a network of fire tracks through pine plantation and a mixture of hardwood species. Sections of the trail follow the creek line and passes the Second Valley Forest depot and historic sheep yards.

Image courtesy of District Council of Yankalilla.

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Onkeeta Trail

Kuitpo Forest

This marked, 10km multi-use loop trail is open to walkers, cyclists and horse riders and is easily accessed via the Kuitpo Information Centre.

It features a brand new step over, signage and trail map plates, along with upgrades to the Knotts Hill carpark.

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