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Microcarpa/ Waterfall Belair National Park

Sun 19 Jul 2020

Walk name/location
Microcarpa/ Waterfall Belair National Park
Walk grade
Trail Starter
Description

The walk starts by walking around Playford Lake and we can do some turtle and duck spotting along the way. Then we walk through one of the most diverse and best-preserved woodland areas remaining in the Mount Lofty Ranges. Grey box woodland (Eucalyptus microcarpa) is an endangered ecosystem. Once common across Adelaide, clearing has reduced it to remnants in the Adelaide Hills. We continue on the waterfall loop through Echo Tunnel to the picturesque rock escarpments of the Upper and Lower Waterfalls which is the most challenging trail in the park.Hopefully the falls will be running.

Bring morning tea, a torch/ head lamp for the tunnel and plenty of water.

Date
Sunday 19 July 2020
Walk Leader
Margaret Fletcher
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Meeting Location

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Details
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Map URL
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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $10.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
Accepted
Walk Specifics
Start time
0800
End time
1200
Walking from
2 Pine Lodge Drive
Walking to
2 Pine Lodge Drive
Distance
12km
Risks
Requirements
Bring a torch/ head lamp for the tunnel