The Barossa Trail
  • Length: 10km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Angaston

  • End: Nurioopta

  • Closest Town: Angaston

  • Location: Regional South Australia

  • Distance from state capital: 82km

  • State: SA

  • Latitude: -34.47991865

  • Longitude: 138.9967817

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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The Barossa Trail is a 10km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Regional South Australia South Australia. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.


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 in Regional South Australia

Barossa Valley between Tanunda and Angaston



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