Bike Tracks, Trails & Paths

The title of this page really says it all! Bike Tracks Trails & Paths – yep that’s what you’ll find below. Kids seem to be able to spend ALL DAY on their bikes, don’t they? Don’t they get glute burn like us adults? If you’re family is up for a new biking adventure, scroll below for all the bike friendly paths, trails & tracks across Adelaide & regional South Australia. Many of them are also pram friendly so you can take the whole family for a walk or pedal. Don’t forget the helmets!


Barton’s Forest Ruins

Find it at: Hay Flat Rd Torrens Vale. Attention adventurers! Rug up in your nature play onesie’s and take the family to explore some secret Adelaide awesomeness! Not far from the epic Ingalla Falls (these are amazing after a decent rain) is this magical place called Barton’s Forest Ruins on Hay Flat Road at Torrens Vale….which looks just like a magical slice of Narnia plucked from the books and dropped down the Fleurieu. There...

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Lameroo Town Centre Playground

If you are on a road trip through the Mallee region, a stop to stretch the legs and have a play at the Lameroo Town Centre Playground (and Dog Park if you have a pooch with you!) is a must. Our eight and five year old LOVED this playground and definitely wanted to stay longer! You’ll find some fantastic playground equipment, shade sails, a pump track next door plus the dog park behind. This playground isn’t quite fully fenced, BUT...

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Keith Stephenson Park – Mt Barker

Find it at: Adelaide Road, Mount Barker Keith Stephenson Park had been upgraded and re-opened in December 2023! Keith Stephenson Park is the premier district reserve for the Council area. It hosts major events such as carols by candlelight and is a meeting place for families across the district. It is located on the Laratinga Trail, a shared use path that is the spine of the open space network and links as far as Newnham Estate and the Summit...

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Paradise Recreation Plaza

Find it at: Darley Rd, Paradise A $3.9m upgrade in 2023 transformed the Paradise Skate Park into an exciting and dynamic space for people of all ages, abilities and skill levels. With design from JPE Design Studio and construction led by LCS Landscapes and Convic we already know this place is going to be a winner. The new skate area caters for all ‘humans on wheels’ and those that like to be active. Key features of the park include a skate area...

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Marshmallow Park / Pityarilla Activity Hub

Marshmallow Park on Glen Osmond Road, in the Adelaide Parklands is a firm favourite with our families from the 2 year old to the 10 year old. With its huge new renovation, there is now heaps more to explore at this site – also known as Pelzer Park or Pityarilla activity hub! The renovation includes some brilliant new nature play features, alongside more traditional swings, slides and climbing frames. There is a great water feature...

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Sturt Gorge Recreation Park

Find it at: Flagstaff Hill, South Australia Sturt Gorge Recreation Park is internationally recognised as an area of conservation and geological significance. 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! WOW! Sturt Gorge Recreation Park is located 13km south of Adelaide. Entry...

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Golden Fields Adventure Playground, Golden Grove

Find it at: Asgard Drive, Golden Grove Golden Fields Reserve has had an incredible upgrade with the addition of an adventure playground, which joins the existing reserve playground in this 12 hectare reserve (the adventure playground is on the lower level)! This has got to be one of the biggest playground reserves in Adelaide with HEAPS of different play areas, including an accessible area and a brand new section with the coolest slide around!...

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Gemmel Tassie Reserve McLaren Vale

Find it at: West Park Way, McLaren Vale Located just off Main Road down at the stunning McLaren Vale, this stunning reserve is home to one of the most picturesque playgrounds down south, especially when the trees are in bloom. With a climbing sphere, swings, plenty of grass and did we mention the nearby tank (which is always a show stopper), this precinct makes for a great stop and leg stretch on your McLaren Vale day trip. The larger precinct...

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Willunga BMX and Skate Park

Find it at: 2 Railway Terrace, Willunga Willunga Skatepark. A small, quiet and shady park. Younger kids would be happy here. Great spot to improve basic skills. Beginner to intermediate level street style skate park. The park includes a half pipe, pyramids, ledges and hips. There’s also a dirt BMX track with jumps.

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Happy Valley Reservoir

Where: Chandlers Hill Road, Happy Valley After 120 odd years of just sitting there doing nothing besides provide us with an unlimited supply of clean drinking water (boring), Happy Valley Reservoir is open for activities! And wow haven’t the public taken to it like a toddler to a pack of unattended textas. With almost 20km of trails, perfect for mixed uses including running, mountain biking, hiking (lots of it is pram friendly too!), this...

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Deep Creek Conservation Park

A bit about Deep Creek… This park is a perfect destination for a day trip or weekend getaway. Five campgrounds are dotted throughout the park with four of them accessible by 2WD vehicles.  The other campground is ‘hike-in’ only and situated on the Heysen trail, making it an ideal environment for a family adventure. Deep Creek Conservation Park is the largest portion of remaining natural vegetation on the Fleurieu...

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Clare Bike Park

Find it at: Melrose Park, Clare This is going to be epic! The fabulously talented crew at The Trail Collective (check them out on Facebook here to find out more of their great work) have finished building the jumps and work will now commence on the pump track and return rollers. No word yet on a completion date but remember this is a construction zone, so be mindful to steer clear until it is finished. Construction is commenced in November 2021...

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Family Bushwalking Adventures in Adelaide

Hiking with kids can be a bit hit & miss, can’t it? Will you take a wrong turn & end up miles away from where the car is parked? Will your toddler find a stick that they INSIST on carrying the whole way? Will that “short stroll” turn into a 9 hour epic adventure? Will your teenager complain the entire time that their legs are hurting? (Yes.) We’ve done the kms for you & walked ahead to find the best family...

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Sam Willoughby International BMX Track

Where: Majors Road, O’ Halloran Hill SA’s only International standard BMX track at Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta is now open! The new 8 million dollar home of the Hallett Cove and Happy Valley BMX clubs is UCI standard and designed by former World Champion and Olympic Silver medalist Sam Willoughby himself! A second BMX track will be built alongside the Sam Willoughby International track too. The pump track will be...

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Bunyip Children’s Trail, Bonython Park

Find it at: Livestong Pathway, Hindmarsh (along the River Torrens) We all already know that Bonython Park is AWESOME – between the playground & the newly re-opened Café Bonython, we honestly thought it couldn’t get any better. But lo & behold, it does get better! Introducing the Bunyip Trail! It’s a Children’s Trail that you can access by heading west along the river from the playground & follows the story of...

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Mortlock Park, Colonel Light Gardens

Find it at: Sturt Ave, Colonel Light Gardens Mortlock Park in Colonel Light Gardens had a fab upgrade in 2021. Located right next to Colonel Light Primary School and across the oval from the Goodwood Baseball Club. With equipment perfect for toddlers to upper primary school kids there is sure to be something to suit most. Lets scroll through our highlights from the upgrade…. – Lots of climbing webs/ nets, monkey bars & swinging...

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Hope Valley Reservoir

Find it at: Hope Valley, SA Fantastic news with the announcement that from December 13 2020, we will be able to walk, cycle and explore Hope Valley Reservoir for the first time in 150 years (give or take a year or two). Construction is about to commence, with first cab off the rank being a network of walking and cycling trails which will take you from the reservoir and link with existing paths alongside the O-Bahn busway. The fabulous new...

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Renmark Skatepark / BMX Park

The Renmark Skate Park is easily located on the main highway running through the town and is set in the open space precinct known as Darnley Taylor Park. The Renmark Skate Park is located within Darnley Taylor Park, on the main route through Renmark. It caters for riders of all ages and abilities and is well utilised by locals and visitors to the area. The park has a standard concrete mini ramp, flat bank, blacks, bowl end and small banks and...

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Sturt River Linear Park Trail Coromandel Valley

Looking for a quiet bike ride or easy little walk with the kids that also offers some adventure? (Think rope tree swings and flowing water – what could possibly go wrong). Last week we threw the bikes on the back of the car after school and set off to Coromandel Valley to check out a newly opened section of Sturt River Linear Park Trail that now connects the trail from the Institute Building on Main Road to Frank Smith Park at Coromandel...

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Warriparinga Wetlands

Located just off the corner of Sturt and Marion Roads and just 5 minutes from Marion shopping centre are the Warriparinga Wetlands. The wetlands are located on 3.5 hectares and are also home to the Living Kaurna Cultural Centre. The Living Kaurna Cultural Centre open Monday to Friday from 10am until 4pm and is open to all who want to learn about the Kaurna culture. The centre hosts an on site art gallery and a range of performances, events and...

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Sturt River Linear Park Trail

The Sturt River Linear Park Trail is approximately 5kms from South Road (Warriparinga) to Anzac Highway. Accessible for walkers, cyclists, prams and wheelchairs it’s a fantastic long straight trail for families to enjoy. (no horses allowed) The section of shared path between Oaklands Road to Finniss Street have recently been upgraded to include a pedestrian bridge connecting Bombay street to Oaklands Wetlands. What we love most about this...

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Amy Gillett Bikeway

Find it at: Just off Onkaparinga Valley Road Mountain biking seem a bit too much for you and the kids? Prefer the idea of road riding but concerned about the traffic? The Amy Gillett Bikeway located in the picturesque Adelaide Hills is one of a number of dedicated safe cycling routes around the state to encourage family participation and a healthy active lifestyle. It currently stretches from Oakbank to Mount Torrens but an extension to...

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Adelaide City Skate Park

Find it at: West Terrace, Adelaide Fantastic news skater fans, FINALLY, after being left skatepark-less since 2013, construction is complete and the brand new $3.8 million dollar Adelaide City Skate Park is now open to the public! Located at Narnungga Gladys Elphick Park (Park 25) or the corner of Glover Avenue and West Terrace, it’s already an incredibly popular facility with Adelaide skaters and riders. This is South Australia’s...

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Quentin Kenihan/Rymill Park Accessible Playground

Find it at: Rymill Park / Murlawirrapurka (Park 14) Disability advocate, writer and actor Quentin Kenihan has been memorialised with a new inclusive playground built in Rymill Park. The $1m playspace, promised by the Premier Steven Marshall to be “the very best inclusive playground in the country,” includes sensory elements, waterplay and features that encourage shared play and will be suitable for children and parents with...

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Mount Lofty Family Friendly Hike

Lets just be straight up here. Climbing Mt Lofty isn’t fun. It may have been sort of fun when you were 20, but now that you are old enough to injure yourself if you sneeze too hard, we need family orientated fitness that isn’t going to end up with some sort of surgery. Thankfully Mt Lofty-Lite is here, so you can get the fancy insta photo at the top with only half the exercise! Brilliant! Steub Trail (named after the Cleland...

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O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park

Find it at: Majors Road, O’Halloran Hill A great spot for a family walk, bike ride, picnic or even better just a good old fashioned ADVENTURE. While there are no formal walking tracks, it’s very easy to follow the numerous fire access tracks located in the park. Please be aware that these tracks are shared with bikes, horses, dogs (on leash) and walkers so make sure your kids know to stay aware and look up! There’s lots of...

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Robertson Street Reserve and Road Safety Park, Reynella

Find it at: Castle Street, Reynella This little hidden gem is full of things to do, you can easily spend a day here! Theres newly refurbished tennis courts that you can access, as well as basketball courts to practice on. So much open area for nature walks and picnics. Great little playground aimed at 3-8 year olds, but most importantly a huge flying fox for all ages. The best part of this place is the bike/scooter track which has all the usual...

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Sturt Reserve Murray Bridge

Find it at: Charles Sturt Drive, Murray Bridge The Sturt Reserve at Murray Bridge is a belter and well worth the trip up the freeway. Located on the foreshore of the Murray, it can get a tad (very) windy at times but if you time it right, you won’t find a more beautiful spot to spend the arvo. The playground itself is massive, in fact you would be hard pressed to find a larger undercover playground anywhere, with several playgrounds enclosed...

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Elliot Goodger Memorial Park (Willaston Oval)

Find it at: Two Wells Road, Willaston Nothern suburbs residents love this new nature playspace opened in February 2020 and designed to be integrated with the recently completed BMX Pump Track on Gawler River Road, Willaston. Equipment includes basket swing, natural cubby building area, climbing ropes and nets, tunnels and lots of rocks and logs for balancing on. There is also an accessible slide which is great to see. There’s a picnic...

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Kuitpo Forest Mountain Bike Park – Prospect Hill

The Kuitpo Forest Mountain Bike Park, also known as Prospect Hill is a great place for mountain bike riders of all abilities. We have taken a number of primary school aged kids riding here, most of whom have never been single track riding before. They have enjoyed the challenge of learning to mountain bike, and intermediate riders are spoiled for choice in the great range of trails in the park. The trails aren’t signposted so keep a copy...

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