Walking Cobbler Creek Recreational Park

Eight members of the Probus Club of Tea Tree Gully Trailblazers Walking Group enjoyed a wonderful morning of perfect weather conditions while walking a 3.9 km trail of gentle undulating tracks in Cobbler Creek Recreational Park, amid the beautiful grassy woodlands and local flora and fauna. 

The peaceful and tranquil natural bush surroundings offered fantastic views over the Adelaide Plains and out towards the coast. 

Although bordered by main roads, the 266-hectare park houses much birdlife and many small creatures. Two local kangaroos were sighted in the distance by our observant member Wayne. 

The area was originally part of the lands of the Kaurna people who historically used this area in winter as makeshift Wardli (shelter). Cobbler Creek was named after a shoemaker (or a cobbler, as they were called then) who farmed the land in the late 1800s. Declared a park in 1989, it now has excellent family facilities including an adventure playground, which was enjoyed by some enthusiastic members. 

Coffee and a light lunch at the local Somerset Hotel completed another happy outing and fun day for all!