Overland Corner Walking Trail
The trail was developed by the students of Glossop High School and generous sponsorship of SA Water Berri Barmera Local Action Planning Committee and the Berri and Barmera Council have also assisted.
Beginning at the heritage-listed Overland Corner Hotel there are three walks that wind there way through the 300ha nature reserve, managed by the National Trust of South Australia. You can see natural and man-made changes which have taken place over millions of year. The walks provide geological, European and Indigenous historic background of the area, including an ochre quarry and canoe tree on its route. Collect the brochure of trail at the Overland Corner Hotel.
Heritage Walk, Floodplain Walk, Herons Bend Walk
Length: 2.8km each
Time: 1½ hours each or if you have half a day take the combined walk of 8.2km
Young children should be closely supervised particularly at sites 2 and 20 and everywhere in the vicinity of the river. Keep to the marked trail, watching out for snakes in the summer months. Be very careful crossing the highway between sites 4 & 7.
During High River Check with the wardens of Overland Corner Hotel about accessibility of lower sections of the trail.
Footwear is essential as the trail traverses some rough ground with moderate slopes.
For the Less Fit You may wish to avoid a particularly steep section between sites 2 and 3 by walking up the roadway.
At least 3 hours is required for a casual pace over the full 8 km trail. For a shorter walk of about 2 km visiting only sites 1 to 9, you may return from site 9 via Old Coach Road. This should take approximately 1 hour. Please help protect these places so thatothers can enjoy them in the future.