Mount Barker Summit Walking Trail
  • Length: 0.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Unnamed Road, Mount Barker Summit

  • End: Unnamed Road, Mount Barker Summit

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  • Location: Mount Barker

  • Distance from state capital: 41.1 km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -35.064285016

  • Longitude: 138.920822041

The Mount Barker Summit Walking Trail is an enjoyable grade 1 walk in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. You will cover approximately 0.5km in a duration of 1hr.


The walking trail to the summit of Mt Barker begins at the far end of the carpark near the white intrepretive signs. The 250 metre trail is an easy walk, and passes a lookout area with picnic tables before reaching the summit.

You can extend this hike by also walking around the summit on the 2.4km Scenic Bush Walk. This trail starts from the large boulder in the car park.

Walking Trail from the carpark direct to the summit of Mt Barker

Walking Trail to the summit of Mt Barker

Lookout and picnic area near the summit

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Kids cubby near the lookout

The Summit of Mt Barker

Views from the Summit of Mt Barker

Views from the Summit of Mt Barker

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

Total distance: 2523 m
Max elevation: 524 m
Min elevation: 412 m
Total climbing: 126 m
Total descent: -154 m
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For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Walking SA