Distance: approx 10.2 km
Altitude Range: approx 85 m
Total Climb: approx 280 m
Start on Craigburn Rd, outside Blackwood Football Club carpark. Follow road westwards for 650m until you reach entrance to Sturt Gorge Recreation Park on your left.
Follow these signposted tracks: Walk the Dog (the left, eastern branch), Lakeview, Horners Corners, Gunners Run, Sticks and Stones, Little River. Follow the last, and ignore the right fork into Sidewinder.
Little River Track eventually turns into Sidewinder Track, which then turns into Surf ‘n Turf.
This leads you to Cowbones Loop, which you follow for 1.7 kms until you reach two gates at right angles, at the top of a hill.
Pass through the white gate, and turn left immediately into Blackwood Hills Reserve, down a steep hill along Blackwood Hill Fire Access Track.
At the bottom of the hill, the track turns right. Continue, crossing two creek beds, until you see a poorly defined path forking to the left which is BLF Walk.
Follow this up a steep hill until you pass through a wooden barrier, to reach Woodlands Link. Follow this, and it takes you to within about 200m of Blackwood Football Club carpark, in front of you to the east.
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