Glenthorne National Park

The creation of Glenthorne National Park is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to preserve and revitalise a large area of existing open space in our southern suburbs and turn it into a thriving environmental and recreational precinct for the whole community.

Check out the Glenthorne Master Plan and see how community input has shaped the plan for Adelaide's newest national park.

Latest News

The Glenthorne National Park schools program
14 Sep. 2020

The Glenthorne National Park schools program

Glenthorne National Park is coming to life and as it does, we're leaving this legacy to our future generations. We have developed a schools partnership to get local students onto …
Glenthorne National Park opens its gates
02 Aug. 2020

Glenthorne National Park opens its gates

Glenthorne National Park - Ityamaiitpinna Yarta, Adelaide’s second metropolitan national park, has opened its gates to the public for the first time today.

Glenthorne National Park is open!
02 Aug. 2020

Glenthorne National Park is open!

Hooray! Glenthorne National Park is now open! 🌱🐨🌳🐦🍃🐝 We've had an incredible day on site, planting trees in honour of National Tree Day and to kick off the massive revegetation work …
Creating Glenthorne National Park
01 Aug. 2020

Creating Glenthorne National Park

It’s so incredible to see how far we’ve come in creating Glenthorne National Park. Watch this to get in on the excitement! 🍿 …
GLENTHORNE UPDATE: the demolition is nearly done!
20 Jul. 2020

GLENTHORNE UPDATE: the demolition is nearly done!

🏚 23 unusable, asbestos-filled buildings gone👷🏼‍♀️16km of fencing removed🚛 Nearly 3,000 tonnes of material taken away in approximately 141 semi-trailer loads! ♻️ As with all construction waste, these materials will be …
Kaurna history and language lesson
18 Jul. 2020

Kaurna history and language lesson

Watch this to learn about the pronunciation and meaning behind Glenthorne National Park’s Kaurna name, Ityamaiitpinna Yarta. Kaurna Language Teacher and Cultural Educator, Jack Buckskin gives us some insight! Friends of …
Nature play at the heart of Glenthorne National Park
19 Jun. 2020

Nature play at the heart of Glenthorne National Park

A partnership between the Marshall Liberal Government and the City of Marion will see a nature-focused adventure playground developed as an iconic destination within the new Glenthorne National Park.

Glenthorne proclaimed as a national park
28 May 2020

Glenthorne proclaimed as a national park

It was an emotional and surreal day as I witnessed Glenthorne become a fully fledged National Park. There have been so many challenges and roadblocks along the journey, but we …
Adelaide officially has its second metropolitan national park
28 May 2020

Adelaide officially has its second metropolitan national park

Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta is one step closer to reality after officially being proclaimed today, making it Adelaide’s second metropolitan national park.

Demolition begins at Glenthorne!
20 May 2020

Demolition begins at Glenthorne!

Glenthorne National Park is another step closer with demolition beginning of unusable buildings on the site. Take a look! ▶️🌳🌱🐨 Friends of Glenthorne …