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Angaston to Nuriootpa Rail Trail

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Published January 8th 2023
A high quality trail perfect for cycling or walking
Trail along old railway track

The Angaston to Nuriootpa Rail Trail is a popular walking and cycling trail with both locals and visitors. This is a 7 kilometres trail that starts at Sturt Street (off Barossa Way), in Angaston and ends at South Terrace, Nuriootpa. Opened in 2010, this is a high-quality trail with a smooth bitumen surface and is perfect for cycling or walking.

Barossa Adventure Station

Old railway station

Interpretative sign

The trail follows the old railway line and at the Angaston end, you will see the old railway station transformed into a beautiful playground called the Barossa Adventure Station.

High quality trail among shady trees

High embankments along trail

Seat to rest

Along the way, you will be treated to beautiful views of the Barossa Valley including high embankments and shady trees. There are also sculptures and interpretative signs along the trail, telling the rich history of the Barossa Valley. Also at intervals, there are seats to rest and enjoy the view.

View of Barossa Valley along trail


The trail is wider than typical paths but always remember to keep left either cycling or walking and pedestrians have right of way.

This trail is part of the Barossa Trail, a 40km trail from Angaston to Tanunda.
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Why? A good trail for walking or cycling
When: Anytime
Where: Angaston to Nuriootpa, Barossa
Cost: Free
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