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      Sturt Gorge Recreation Park is internationally recognised as an area of conservation and geological significance. The park conserves the nationally threatened greybox grassy woodland vegetation which was once abundant across southern Australia. The park is also home to a rock formation, known as sturt tillite, that is believed to have been formed from glacial material dropped from ice floating in the ocean that covered South Australia 800 million years ago.

      The new land addition of Craigburn Farm has increased the park area considerably. It has been developed into a major revegetation site, and a destination for mountain bike riding and hiking with a high class network of new trails which offers the opportunity to observe the oldest rocks in the park and their surrounding grasslands and open woodlands.

      You can ride your bike on roads open to the public or use the specific cycling trails and tracks on offer in the Sturt Gorge Recreation Park. Or walk among the steep slopes and shrubland, look out for the diverse range of native animals which come to drink at the waterholes along the Sturt River.
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      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Craigburn Farm
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      Trails
      23
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      4,683 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      713 ft
      Total Vertical
      530 ft
      Reports
      45
      Photos
      3
      Ridden Counter
      690

      Photos of Sturt Gorge Recreation Park Mountain Bike

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      trail: de Rose Trail
      46 |
      Sep 23, 2016 @ 3:41pm
      Sep 23, 2016
      de Rose Trail, Adelaide
      trail: Sidewinder
      60 |
      Mar 24, 2016 @ 8:48pm
      Mar 24, 2016
      Sidewinder, Adelaide
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      Videos of Sturt Gorge Recreation Park Mountain Bike

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