35-06 Stone-lined Botanic Creek in Victoria Park

Alongside the path to your left you can see a creek or watercourse in an artificial bluestone-lined channel.

This waterway doesn't flow all year, but after rain it channels water through the eastern Park Lands and eventually drains into the Botanic Gardens lake about a kilometre north.

It is unclear from City Council records exactly when the channel was constructed but a date in the 1920's is considered the most likely.

Before European settlement, this would have been a major camping area for the Kaurna people, with the watercourse providing a wealth of natural resources.

From this point, walk further north and looking for some wooden structures off to the left of the pathway.



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