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Sturt Gorge Recreation Park, South Australia

Client: Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Date: December 2014 - May 2015

The Sturt Gorge trails, a significant addition to the increasing network of singletracks in the Adelaide Hills comprises of 8 kilometres of multi-use trails for all levels of ability.

The new network allows hikers and riders to link with the popular Craigburn Farm trails and Shepherds Hill Recreation Park’s trails whilst enjoying a section of the gorge that only few locals had previously explored.

Some trails were built entirely by hand as machine access was restricted. The trail builders intentionally retained many of the natural features of the land such as rocky outcrops. Other trails were machine-built using specialised, narrow machinery to lower the impact on the environment.

Many winter creeks were armoured using locally sourced quarried stone. The team installed FRP structures above larger flowing creeks.

Use the hashtag #sturtgorge for your Instagram pic to featured on National Parks SA’s website. Map of the trail network: Map

Check this video of our team riding with FLOW Mountain bike and EscapeGoat:

Photos by Kane Naaraat (@kaneophoto)

Rock armouring creek crossing sturt gorge trail building by trailscapes
Best photo of corner MTB trail sturt gorge
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Creek crossing FRP Sturt Gorge trail building trailscapes