Trails Index

This index was copied with permission from Team Bobby Dazzlers. Check the AMBC Trails page for general trail info, and please contact website@ambc.asn.au for any contributions to these indexes.

See below for the list of acronymns used on this page. Use the search box to quickly find details of the trail area/name you’re looking for.

In the interests of safety, please keep an eye on the Parks SA website to check for current park closures due to fire risks. Also, check the full list of current park closures.

Park / TrailLocationTrail mapClosuresFurther detailsClosest BoM Weather Forecast
Bartagunyah (Also refer to Melrose)Near Melrose, approximately 3 hours from Adelaide. From Melrose, go along Survey Road, and after approximately 5 km turn right into Bartagunyah Estate (7 Survey Road, Melrose).Melrose MTB.Hard copies available at OTE Sports or Bartagunyah Estate.Bartagunyah is within the Flinders CFS district. Refer to CFS for alerts, or call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361. In case of warnings, it is suggested to check with Bartagunyah Estate before arriving to check with them.OTE Sports. Consider buying some wine to thank Bartagunyah Estate for the use of their property, and advising them of your arrival and departure from their property. Also, check Melrose MTB.Melrose
Belair NPMain access via Upper Sturt Road, Belair. Map.Trail mapOpen 8am to sunset all year round except Christmas Day. May be closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.City of MitchamParks SA, and subscribe to DENWR news.Belair
Brownhill Creek RPBrown Hill Creek Rd, Brown Hill Creek. Map.Trail mapOpen between sunrise and sunset, 7 days a week. May be closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.Parks SA, and subscribe to DENWR news.Mitcham
Bundaleer ForestFrom Adelaide, drive 220 km north through Clare and Spalding, to south of the township of Jamestown.-Closed on TFB days (Severe, Extreme, or Catastrophic) in the Mid North as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361. Also closed in areas of forest operations. Keep clear of logging operations, pay attention to signage. Contact the Forest Ranger before visiting.ForestrySA. Also refer Northern Forests Visitor Information brochure.Jamestown
Cleland CPWaterfall Gully Rd, Mt Barker Rd, Greenhill Rd, or Mt Lofty Summit Rd. Map.Trail mapOpen between sunrise and sunset, 7 days a week. May be closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.Parks SA, also see announcement of the shared use trails in Cleland, and subscribe to DENWR news.Cleland
Craigburn Farm Shared Trails (Sturt Gorge RP)
Race Location
Craigburn Rd, Craigburn Farm. Map.Trail mapOpen between sunrise and sunset, 7 days a week. May be closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.Listed on Parks SA under Sturt Gorge RP. Also refer to DENWR’s announcement.Craigburn Farm
Cromer
Race Location
Approx 1 hour and 10 minutes from Adelaide, north west of Mt Pleasant. Follow the Williamstown road out of Mt Pleasant then turn right onto Elliot’s Boundary Rd. On race days, follow AMBC signs from hereon. Map of directions.Birdwood
Cudlee Creek, Mt Crawford Forest
Race Location
From Coldstore Rd travel 1.7 km along Croft Rd to the triangle car-park opposite the Yungoora Winery. Map.Trail mapClosed on TFB days (Severe, Extreme, or Catastrophic) in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100.Trails SAForestrySA. Also refer Visitor Information Brochure.Cudlee Creek
Eagle MTB Park
Race Location
Mt Barker Rd, Leawood Gardens. Map. Car parking on race days is in the old quarry inside the park. Further access details.Trail mapGates will be opened at sunrise and locked at sunset, 7 days a week. Closed on Christmas Day and TFB days (Severe, Extreme, or Catastrophic) in the Mt Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361.ORS SAHorsnell Gully
Flinders Ranges NPIn the Flinders Ranges between the townships of Hawker and Blinman, 450km north of Adelaide. Refer Parks SA brochure.Refer Parks SA brochure, and Google Maps.Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. May be closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Sa Arid Lands region, as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the SA Arid Lands Natural Resource Centre during office hours on (08) 8648 5300. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.Various information and printable brochures at Parks SA website, and subscribe to DENWR news.Hawker
Flinders Uni
Race Location - Banned for use outside of races
Ring Rd, Flinders Uni. Park in the car park on the south east edge of Ring Rd. Map. -Riding is not authorised outside of club events. Usage of the trails for events is dependent on respecting this.Mitcham CouncilFlagstaff Hill
Fox Creek
Race Location
Refer ‘Cudlee Creek, Mt Crawford Forest’Montacute
Green Triangle of ForestsThe Green Triangle of Forests surround Mt Gambier. -Closed on TFB days (Severe, Extreme, or Catastrophic) in the Lower South East as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for South East on (08) 8735 1177. Also closed in areas of forest operations. Keep clear of logging operations, pay attention to signage. Contact the Forest Ranger before visiting.ForestrySA. Also refer Visitor Information Brochure.Mt Gambier
Kuitpo ForestSituated in the South Mount Lofty Ranges, 45 minutes drive from Adelaide, near the township of Meadows. From Adelaide you can take the Main South Road, then turn off to Clarendon and Meadows, or take the South Eastern Freeway to Hahndorf, then turn off to Echunga and Meadows. Regional map. -Closed on TFB days (Severe, Extreme, or Catastrophic) in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. Also closed in areas of forest operations. Keep clear of logging operations, pay attention to signage. Contact the Forest Ranger before visiting.ForestrySA. Also refer Visitor Information brochure.Kuitpo
Mawson TrailHard copies available at OTE Sports.Refer Melrose MTB.-
Melrose (also refer to Bartagunyah, and Orroroo)Various locations near the town of Melrose, approximately 3 hours from Adelaide.Hard copies available at OTE Sports. Sections of maps are available under different sub-pages from their Trails page. Also, Melrose MTB.Melrose is within the Flinders CFS district. Refer to CFS for alerts, or call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361. In case of warnings, or to confirm status of specific trails you plan to ride, check with OTE Sports as the trails are spread over various property ownerships including private property.Refer to Over The Edge Sports information page or visit them at 6 Stuart St, Melrose. Also, Melrose MTB.Melrose
Mid Murray Plains Cycle Trek Starting from MannumRefer brochureThe brochure states to take care with Extreme weather conditions. Refer to CFS for mostly the Murraylands district, although sections may cross into the Mt Lofty Ranges district.  Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361.Murray Plains Cycle Trek Brochure-
Mt Crawford Forest (also refer Cudlee Creek)Situated in the Northern Mount Lofty Ranges, 1 hours drive from Adelaide, about 7 kilometres from Williamstown. From Adelaide you can take the North East Road to Gumeracha, then turn off to Williamstown. Regional map. -Closed on TFB days (Severe, Extreme, or Catastrophic) in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. Also closed in areas of forest operations. Keep clear of logging operations, pay attention to signage. Contact the Forest Ranger before visiting.ForestrySA. Also refer Visitor Information Brochure.Mt Crawford
Mt Osmond singletracks (including Beaumont Link Trail, and Pioneer Women's Trail, PWT)Situated in the eastern suburbs. BLT from Brock Reserve, off of Dashwood Rd, Beaumont. Map. PWT from Waterfall Gully Rd. Map.-The land surrounding the trails, and possibly some of the trails, is Mt Osmond Reserve, owned by DENWR. Therefore in absence of the City of Burnside having a policy it should be considered as open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Consider the trails as closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.City of Burnside CouncilAdelaide
Mt Torrens (Township)
Race Location - Banned for use outside of races
Approximately 50 minutes from Adelaide. Travel to Mt Torrens then turn onto Oval Rd, follow this around to the footy oval. Map of directions. -Private property. Riding is not authorised outside of club events. Usage of the trails for events is dependent on respecting this. -Mt Torrens
Mt Torrens (Windy Paddock)
Race Location - Banned for use outside of races
Drive out of Mt Torrens towards Tungkillo along the Mt Torrens-Tungkillo Road, at 10.5km turn right into Woolshed Rd and drive to the end of this road and turn right again onto Brinkworth Road. Follow this road until you see AMBC signage on the right. Map of directions.-Private property. Riding is not authorised outside of club events. Usage of the trails for events is dependent on respecting this.-Mt Torrens
Onkaparinga River RPLocated 35km south of Adelaide. Access to the estuary area is from River Road, Commercial Road, Port Noarlunga South and Sauerbiers Road, Port Noarlunga South. Google Map of RP.Parks SA brochure with cycling trails map. Cycling is permitted in the RP only (Estuary area). Ride around the estuary along the signed pathways. These trails are part of the McLaren Vale to Marino Bikeway (refer to the Coast to Vines Rail Trail brochure).Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. May be closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.Parks SA, and subscribe to DENWR news.Onkaparinga Hills
Orroroo (also refer to Pekina Creek)Melrose MTBMelrose
O'Halloran Hill RPLocated 16km south of Adelaide. Access is via Majors Road at Seaview Downs, also accessible via the bicycle veloway on either side of the Southern Expressway.No map available. Refer to signs at park as not all tracks allow cycling. Google Map.Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. May be closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.Parks SA, and subscribe to DENWR news.O'Halloran Hill
Pekina Creek (also refer to Orroroo and Melrose)Orroroo, approximately 3.5 hours north from Adelaide. Trail mapOrroroo is within the Flinders CFS district. Refer to CFS for alerts, or call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361.  In case of warnings, or to confirm status of specific trails you plan to ride, check with OTE Sports.Cycle Southern Flinders Ranges, OTE Sports, and Melrose MTB.Pekina
Prospect Hill
Race Location
Prospect Hill is within the Kuitpo Forest area, so also refer to Kuitpo Forest for riding outside of AMBC races. It is situated in the South Mount Lofty Ranges, 1 hour drive from Adelaide, near the township of Meadows. From Adelaide you can take the Main South Road, then turn off to Clarendon and Meadows, or take the South Eastern Freeway to Hahndorf, then turn off to Echunga and Meadows. Map of directionsRegional map. -Closed on TFB days (Severe, Extreme, or Catastrophic) in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361. Also closed in areas of forest operations. Keep clear of logging operations, pay attention to signage. Contact the Forest Ranger before visiting.ForestrySA. Also refer Visitor Information brochure.Prospect Hill
Shepherds Hill RPThe park is in Adelaide’s southern suburbs only 11 kilometres from the City centre. The main entrance and car park is off of Ayliffes Road, St Marys, but the park can also be accessed from Ellis Avenue, Eden Hills. Trail mapOpen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. May be closed by DENWR on days of Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger in the Mount Lofty Ranges as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361 or the Natural Resources Centre for Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges on (08) 8273 9100. DENWR list their fire closures as well as any other closures.City of Mitcham, and Parks SABellevue Heights
Sturt Gorge RPRefer ‘Craigburn Farm Shared Trails’
Wirrabara ForestSituated in the Southern Flinders Ranges, 3 hours drive north from Adelaide, west of the township of Wirrabara.  From Adelaide, drive up through Clare, Gladstone and Laura. -Closed on TFB days (Severe, Extreme, or Catastrophic) in the Flinders District as issued by the CFS. Call the CFS Hotline for confirmation on 1300 362 361. Also closed in areas of forest operations. Keep clear of logging operations, pay attention to signage. Contact the Forest Ranger before visiting.ForestrySA. Also refer Northern Forests Visitor Information brochure, and OTE Sports.Wirrabara

List of acronymns used above

CFS Country Fire Service
CP Conservation Park
DENWR Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
NP National Park
RP Recreation Park
TFB Total Fire Ban

 

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