Mount Remarkable | Nature Play SA Park of the Month | Jun 2017

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Mount Remarkable – Nature Play Park of the Month June 2017

Nature Play SA and National Parks SA have joined together to provide a range of fun & free events to be held at various locations within the magnificent Mt Remarkable National Park throughout the month of June. Whether you are camping or live locally, come along – there is something for everyone!

Saturday 10th June: Ranger Walk

  • Time: 10 am and 11 am
  • Where: Mambray Creek Day Visitor Area

Join Rangers on a short guided walk of this beautiful park, pointing out special features, fauna and flora along the way.

Sunday 11th June: Scavenger Hunt

  • Time: 10 am
  • Where: Willowie Forest (8km north of Melrose on the Melrose to Wilmington road)

Bring the kids along for a scavenger hunt in the Willowie Forest entrance of Mount Remarkable National Park. Immerse the kids in nature and get them looking and learning about this amazing natural space.

Monday 12th June: Environmental Art

  • Time: 11 am
  • Where: Blue Gum Day Visitor Area, Alligator Gorge

Come along and get the kids busy with some creative environmental art. A great chance to meet rangers and then venture into the park for a walk.

For more information please contact the Northern & Yorke Natural Resources Orroroo office on (08) 8658 1086.

*Please note that parent/guardian supervision is required at all June Long Weekend activities.

About Mount Remarkable:

The park is located 45km north of Port Pirie. Access is from National Highway One via Mambray Creek.

Alligator Gorge can be reached via a picturesque – but sometimes challenging – drive commencing 1km south of Wilmington on Main North Road. This road is very steep and is unsuitable for caravans, camper trailers and buses.  You can walk into the park from the adjacent town of Melrose, which lies at the foot of Mount Remarkable. (Read our Play & Go Melrose camping post here)

Please note: There are no public roads that pass through Mount Remarkable National Park. Horrocks Pass and Port Germein Gorge are the nearest public roads to the park where you can pass over the Flinders Ranges in an east-west direction.

Melrose creek


For more information and all enquiries please visit the Natural Resources website.

What:  Mount Remarkable – Nature Play Park of the Month

When:  June 2017

Where:  Mount Remarkable, South Australia (see map)

Who:  Everyone

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