It’s our 25th birthday

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Join with us in celebrating our 25th anniversary on Saturday 8th October at Belair National Park (as recently published on page 24 of the Spring Trailwalker.)

Please register if you are attending.

There are three short walks available for those who are keen for it:

  • David Beaton and Liz Barry will be guiding walkers on a one hour walk along some of the picturesque tracks of the national park.
  • Simon Cameron will be guiding walkers on a two hour fun challenge walk involving a little bit of everything: a little bit of rock scrambling (5m), a little bit of off-track walking (300m), a little bit of singing (one song), and a little bit of frisbee golf.
  • Michael Middleton will be guiding walkers on a one hour walk up Saddle Hill track and through the old cherry plantation.

If you wish to go on a walk please also register for that walk.

The is no charge for the day or any of the walks, however park entry fees may apply.

View full details at:

We look forward to seeing you on the day!

Nature Foundation SA’s Walk for Nature

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From time to time we hear of other activities along the Heysen Trail or trails elsewhere in the State, this is one of them, and, it’s for a great cause.

Nature Foundation SA is holding its first Walk for Nature on Sunday 16th October 2011 with a light to moderate 6km return walk along the Heysen Trail from Bridgewater Oval to Woodhouse Activity Centre. Help to raise funds to conserve, restore and sustainably manage South Australia’s wildlife and environment.

Check out the Walk for Nature webpage at and register today!

20th Anniversary of the Burra Branch

The walks for the Burra Branch’s 20th anniversary on the 24th and 25th September are now open for registration.

There will also be an anniversary dinner at Burra Bowling Club on the Saturday night, cost $25, RSVP to Hugh (ph. 8843 8115) by 17 September.

The Saturday walk is to be at Ulooloo Station (7 kms north of Hallett) on private property, the walk follows Ulooloo Creek downstream passing by old gold prospecting ruins and Wookongarie ruins. The return walk is a climb of Thunder Storm Hill, passing by Mount Scrub and through Chewing’s Gap. Visit registration page.

The Sunday walk is to be at Burra Creek Conservation Park, east of Burra. This walk follows the Burra Creek and some of its tributaries. This walk will be shorter than Saturday’s walk to assist people who will return to Adelaide. Visit registration page.

Accommodation is by your own arrangement. Burra Visitor Centre can help out: ph 8892 2154 or, or contact the Clare Valley Visitor Information Centre.

For further information contact Hugh ph 8843 8115; Rodney email ph 0411 134 984 or Meredith ph 0428 832 023.