Lavender Federation Trail
  • Length: 212km

  • Duration: 7 days

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Mount Beaver Firetrack, Tungkillo

  • End: Unnamed Road, Mount Pleasant

  • Location: Mount Lofty Ranges

  • Closest Town:

  • Distance from CBD: 53.5 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.9160055

  • Longitude: 139.0206061

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Trail Running

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Lavender Federation Trail is a 212km, grade 3 One way hike located in Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia. The hike should take approximately 7 days to complete.

Hike Summary

The Lavender Federation Trail is a linear walking trail of 212 kilometres through diverse countryside traversing the eastern flanks of the Mount Lofty Ranges. The trail begins at Murray Bridge and takes a serpentine course to Eudunda through the Barossa Valley.

The newest section from Truro to Eudunda was officially opened in 2014.

A series of spur and loop tracks connect the main trail to nearby towns and access points.

The Trail commences on the banks of the Murray River at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Alternative trail access points and suggested walk sections are are shown on the detailed maps, view map retailers.

GPX file courtesy of Walking SA. File may not contain elevation data and may only represent half the length on return hikes.

About the region

Mount Lofty is the highest point in the southern Mount Lofty Ranges. It is located about 15 km east of the Adelaide city centre in South Australia, and has panoramic views of the city and the Adelaide plains to the west, and of the Picadilly Valley to the east.

GPX File

Total distance: 375011 m
Max elevation: 598 m
Min elevation: -2 m
Total climbing: 7142 m
Total descent: -6546 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA

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