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: Regional South Australia

  • Distance from state capital: 207km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -33.02102958

  • Longitude: 138.2816055


Southern Flinders Rail Trail is a 34.5km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Regional South Australia South Australia. The hike should take approximately 2 days to complete.


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 in Regional South Australia

Flinders Ranges, 207 km north of Adelaide, SA.

Coarse gravel, Fine gravel

Flat and undulating

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