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Oaklands Reserve

Oaklands Reserve comprises of three recreational spaces:

Opening Times

Oaklands Reserve is a sensitive habitat for many species of flora and fauna.  Vehicle access is restricted by a locked boom gate* at the entry points overnight.

Oaklands Recreation Plaza Car Park
07:00 - 22:00 | All year round

The Parade West Entrance
07:00 - 18:30 | 1 April to 30 September
07:00 - 20:30 | 1 October to 31 March

*Vehicles that overstay and require a call-out to open the gates will incur a charge.

Orienteering at Oaklands Reserve

Orienteering is an adventure sport in which participants use a map to navigate around a course visiting checkpoints along the way. The objective is to visit all checkpoints in as short a time as possible. Each person decides their own route around the course.  Challenge yourself and have a go!

Find more information and maps about the Oaklands Wetland course on Orienteering SA's website.

Sturt River Linear Park | Novar Gardens to Bedford Park

This reserve is situated along Sturt River Linear Park.  Visit our Sturt River Linear Park webpage to  download the trail map and spend a day exploring the Sturt River.

Marino Rocks Greenway | City to Marino Rocks

This reserve is situated along the Marino Rocks Greenway.  The Marino Rocks Greenway connects the City to the Coast to Vines Rail Trail.

Friends of Sturt River Landcare

The group formed in 2014 and adopted the Oaklands biodiversity corridor as its first project. Already its impact is enjoyed by the people, plants and animals that live in and visit the area.

Location

Nearby parks

Oaklands Reserve Estate

Oaklands Estate Reserve

Oaklands Park

Oaklands Road

Playground
BBQ
Toilets (daylight hours)
View park
Oaklands Reserve Oaklands Recreation Plaza Skate Rollover Hip Xb 3

Oaklands Recreation Plaza

Oaklands Park

Oaklands Road

BBQ
Toilets (daylight hours)
Toilets | Disabled access
View park
Ben Pethick Reserve Playground 1

Ben Pethick Reserve

Marion

Coolah Terrace

Playground
View park

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