Southern Flinders Rail Trail
  • Length: 34.5km

  • Duration: 2 days

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Laura/Melrose 

  • End: Stone Hut/Wilmington

  • Closest Town: Laura/Melrose 

  • Location: South Australia

  • Distance from state capital: 207km

  • State: SA


This trail is not fully developed, but the four sections open are:

Four sections are currently open, with options for return trips
Scenic rural views close to Mt Remarkable National Park
Gentle gradient suitable to all levels of fitness
Potential for a trail from Gladstone to Willmington

Completed in 2011, this section also runs along side the Main North Rd.

This short section of trail was completed in 2011, and is a fair quality gravel surface with a rough creek crossing so suitable for hybrid or mountain bikes.


  • Laura/Melrose to Stone Hut/Wilmington
  • Flinders Ranges, 207 km north of Adelaide, SA.
  • Surface – Coarse gravel, Fine gravel
  • Terrain – Flat and undulating

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.