Mount Scoria Conservation Park

Mount Scoria rises up from the surrounding plain, a single and spectacular highlight against an otherwise flat landscape. Across its peak, multi-sided rocks are regimented into large vertical and semi-vertical pillars or columns, blunt at the top as if they’d been cropped. Not only odd in shape, the columns are also unique for the sound they make when struck.

An easy-to-do activity before a picnic lunch, the short cultural interpretive walk (Class 3) around the base of the mountain reveals Scoria’s epic history, hidden stories and importance of place.