tHE PINES CONSERVATION RESERVE, EXPLORE NATURAL AND BUILT HERITAGE. PACK A PICNIC, WALK A TRAIL.
A former Forestry Plantation and Water Reservoir for Kapunda, The Pines Conservation Reserve now provides a picturesque and shady retreat for a picnic or leisurely bush walk. See and learn about the early engineering and water supply to Kapunda while enjoying nature.
The Pines Conservation Reserve was a former Forestry Plantation in the 1880's, with the last harvesting of pine trees in 1931. The Pines also incorporates the former Taylor's Run Reservoir which supplied water by gravitational flow to Kapunda from 1879 - 1957.
The early site was also set up to used for social activities such as festivities and picnics by the towns folk. Now managed by a dedicated volunteers, The Pines features two walking trails; one of 1.6km taking apprximately one hour and one taking around half an hour of 800m.
Picnic tables, a covered area and a toilet are provided so visitors to The Pines can stay a while and enjoy the flowers, bush, birds and maybe even spot an Echidna.
The Pines is loacted approximately 7kms from Kapunda on the road to Tarlee / Clare - Clare Road and has off road vehicle parking.
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