Para Wirra Recreation Park

Para Wirra Recreation Park (1409 hectares) was dedicated in 1962. Para Wirra is an aboriginal phrase meaning river with scrub. It is a beautiful bushland reserve with many walking trails including The Knob, Lizard Rock, Devil's Nose and Hissey Loop.

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There are also scenic drives, recreation facilities and native animals. The Park offers many attractions for a day in the Adelaide Hills, and is just 40 minutes from the city and 20 minutes from Elizabeth, Gawler and Golden Grove.

Who are the Friends?

The Friends are people who:

What do the Friends do?

Volunteer to assist in fields such as:

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The Friends meet at Para Wirra on the first Wednesday and third Saturday of each month at 9:00 am.