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Telford Scrub Conservation Park

Telford Scrub Conservation Park

Telford Scrub Conservation Park a protected location for endangered plants and is ideal for bird watching, bushwalking and quiet contemplation.

Telford Scrub Conservation Park has a 4.3 metre high broadwalk which offers a birds-eye view of the forest. Spread over 175 hectares of land, the park contains many species of plants with conservation value.

Telford Scrub Conservation Park Map, Information & Address, SA

The park is located just 14 kilometers away from Mount Gambier and can be accessed by the Riddoch Highway; entry to the park is free. There are two picnic tables nestled in the small clearing and they provide an ideal spot for a secluded lunch. You wont ever get lost in Telford Park as there are a multitude of signboards that provide information about the park.

The Park has large variety of wildlife species and one can see many varieties of animals here. Several koalas were reintroduced in the park in 1997, they were brought here from Kangaroo Island. The Park is also a home for the endangered sugar glider. The endangered southern brown bandicoot can also be found here. The park has a beautiful collection of orchids and they are considered the most beautiful plants in the park. Over 20 species of orchids are found in the park including donkey orchid, pink finger, purple cockatoo and tiger orchid.

The park remains open almost all year. Different seasons will offer you different experiences. Walking among the various trails of park is a surreal experience. This park is a haven for wildlife lovers and bird watchers. Although camping is not allowed within the parklands, there are other ways to experience this beautiful park. Visiting Telford Scrub Conservation Park with your family is a really great way to spend some quality time.

Address
Grundys Lane
via Riddoch Highway
Dismal Swamp, South Australia

Operating Hours
24 hours

Phone
(08) 8735 1177

Email
[email protected]

Ticket Prices / Admission
Free

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