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CANCELLED: Para Wirra

Thu 28 Jul 2022

Walk name/location
Para Wirra
Walk grade
Trail Walker
Description

Para Wirra Conservation Park is located in the Northern Mt. Lofty Ranges. The walk commences in an area known as Mack Creek, upon joining the trail along side the creek be prepared for several water crossings [ if there has been recent rains.] Entering the main section of the park we join the ridge top with good views and onto the Devils Nose look out. Descending down through the gum trees we reach the South Para River and several old mine shafts. A slow climb out of the valley,[with well placed seats to rest] and we are on the opposite side of the ridge. With more views we walk through the native vegetation and reach a popular picnic area and then onto our cars. The park is home to over 100 bird species and emus are often seen.

Date
Thursday 28 July 2022
Walk Leader
Judith Ellis
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Meeting Location

Meeting location details will be provided after you have registered for this event.

Details
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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
9 am
End time
Around 3.30 pm
Walking from
Para Wirra Conservation Park
Walking to
Loop walk returning to start
Distance
16 km
Risks
Hazards

COVID-19 measures – you will need to adhere to social distancing at this event:

  1. I declare that if I experience any respiratory symptoms (even if mild) before the walk, I will immediately self-isolate, seek medical advice and cancel my registration for the event.
  2. When attending the walk I will:
    • observe social distancing practices
    • maintain personal hygiene (apply hand sanitiser and protect others if I cough/sneeze)
    • not share drink bottles, eating utensils, other personal items and equipment.

Steep ups and downs, creek crossings, slippery sections and a major road to cross.

Requirements

COVID-19 measures – you will need to observe social distancing at this event, ensuring no contact between participants.

This includes:

  • maintaining a 1.5 metre minimum distance between participants
  • maintaining a 4m2 minimum area per person
  • bringing and using your own supply of hand sanitise

BIOSECURITY MEASURES – please ensure you thoroughly clean your footwear, clothing, walking poles and other equipment before and after each walk to remove all seeds, dirt and other debris. Removed seeds should be bagged and disposed in a ‘to landfill’ garbage bin.

Bring water, morning tea and lunch

Experience
A trail walker, must be prepared for creek crossings and for a short rock scramble.