Brachina Gorge Geological Trail

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Brachina Gorge is one of the Flinders Ranges National Park’s most popular and spectacular tourist attractions. The gorge is an important refuge for the Yellow Footed Rock Wallaby as well as many species of birds and reptiles.

The Brachina Gorge Geological Trail is a 20 kilometre self-guided trail that passes through 130 million years of earth history. Trail signage provides an insight into past climates, the formation of the ranges and the evolution of early life forms. The trail is best travelled from east to west. Start at the Brachina Gorge/Blinman Road junction. A geological map and more detailed information on from the Wilpena Pound Visitor Centre, or check the website for the Bunyeroo and Aroona Valley map.

You will need to book ahead and pay for vehicle entry into the park. Camping is also available if you book ahead.

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Brachina Gorge Geological Trail

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