Welcome!

Our members are from all walks of life, with a fairly high proportion of folk who have retired and live near the park. Details of our meetings and working bees can be found in our always interesting newsletter "Bandicoot Tails".

Back by popular demand: "Scott Creek: From Settlement to Conservation" -  a history of the Scott Creek Conservation Park area, written by historian Marie Steiner, has been reprinted.

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Discover the interesting past history of what is now Scott Creek Conservation Park! From farming to mining to soldier settlements; schools, cemetery and economic hardship. Along with oral histories of past residents, it makes for interesting reading. All proceeds support the volunteer bush care work of the Friends of Scott Creek Conservation Park.

A beautiful book about Scott Creek Conservation Park

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Showcasing local birds, flora, insects, fungi, animals etc. Over 50 pages which include lots of lovely photos, the park’s history, its biodiversity value (such as 600+ native plant species and 132 bird species), the ongoing efforts to conserve its treasures and regenerate its creeklines for future generations, along with a map of its walking tracks. Produced to celebrate our first 25 years and to commemorate Tom Hands’ leadership as president during this period. All proceeds support the Friends of Scott Creek Conservation Park.

Where is Scott Creek Conservation Park?

The Park is situated 28 kilometers south east of Adelaide, near Mount Bold Reservoir. It has many fire tracks which double as excellent walking trails and the ridge tracks give superb views of steep heavily wooded slopes and gullies. The many seasonal creeks give rise to an enormous variety of native fauna and flora species.

The fire tracks are clearly sign posted and will take you though some interesting and varied country including open woodland; grassland; historic ruins; there are several mines; and walks beside the beautiful Scott Creek itself. We have included some maps to give you an idea of the park's tracks and access points.

Dogs, bicycles, horses and camping are not permitted in the park, though you'll often find them in there despite this.