The Barossa Trail
  • Length: 10km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Angaston

  • End: Nurioopta

  • Closest Town: Angaston

  • Location: South Australia

  • Distance from state capital:

  • State: SA


This scenic shared use trail (walking and cycling) is located in the heart of the Barossa Valley and links the major towns of Tanunda, Nuriootpa and Angaston via some of the railway corridor, taking advantage of panoramic views and the topography of the land.

The Angaston – Nuriootpa Rail Trail is wider than traditional paths so walkers and cyclists can pass safely
Public amenities are available within the village’s parklands
Plenty of places to eat and stay in the region
The new section of path from Tanunda to Gawler is now complete

It is now possible to enjoy a ride all the way from Angaston to Gawler mainly on traffic-free dedicated cycle paths.  Care must be taken on the short on road section between Nuriootpa and Tanunda.  You can take advantage of the many coffee shops and restaurants in this town.

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  • Angaston to Nurioopta
  • Barossa Valley between Tanunda and Angaston
  • Surface – Sealed
  • Terrain – Flat

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