Horsnell Gully Conservation Park

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Horsnell Gully Conservation Park
South Australia
Horsnell Gully.JPG
Building at the lower entrance
Horsnell Gully Conservation Park is located in South Australia
Horsnell Gully Conservation Park
Horsnell Gully Conservation Park
Nearest town or city Adelaide
Coordinates 34°56′4.41″S 138°42′21.69″E / 34.9345583°S 138.7060250°E / -34.9345583; 138.7060250Coordinates: 34°56′4.41″S 138°42′21.69″E / 34.9345583°S 138.7060250°E / -34.9345583; 138.7060250
Established 1 January1947[1]
Area 137 hectares (340 acres) [1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Official site Horsnell Gully Conservation Park
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Horsnell Gully Conservation Park is a parks in the Adelaide foothills which is just southwest of Norton Summit and encompasses several small gorges feeding the Adelaide Plains. The park adjoins the Giles Conservation Park which was formerly the park's upper eastern section. The park contains a small seasonal waterfall and a number of walking trails including one that is part of the Heysen Trail. It is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 17 Feb 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Horsnell Gully Conservation Park and Giles Conservation Park (brochure, revised October 2010)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015.