Angaston to Nuriootpa Track
Angaston to Nuriootpa (7km).
This is a high quality 7km rail trail, which follows the old rail easement and has a smooth bitumen surface. It features high embankments and deep shady cuttings at the Angaston end, has been enhanced with high quality metal sculptures, and seating is provided at regular intervals.
Angaston is one of the region’s highest townships and home to a variety of cafes, a bike shop, cheesemaker, Italian cooking school, wine bars, cellar doors, B&Bs and boutique retailers. Offering ample parking, the historic Angaston Railway Station was completed in 1911 and is listed as a State Heritage Place. From here it’s an easy descent to Nuriootpa, affording panoramic views over the Valley floor and rolling vineyards that symbolise the Barossa. People venturing off the path will discover many attractions for visitors and families, including Barossa Bushgardens native plant nursery and display gardens, Mengler Hill Sculpture Park, Barossa Farmers Market (held each Saturday morning) and a variety of cellar doors.