Trail Warnings & Alerts & Events

Please be advised of any warnings or alerts or events that are along the trail or any of the loops or spur trails.
We would greatly appreciate it if anyone or organisation has any they would like us to know about

Don’t forget to also read the ‘Ticker’ messages across the top of the website as they may have items not yet written here

  • Trail Change Map 1 – Murray Bridge Trail Start-End Modification To Avoid Issues
    In recent times with closed levee banks due to the previous flooding of the River Murray and 3 corner jacks, the first or last 5 kilometres of the Lavender Cycling Trail near Murray Bridge have become problematic. Please follow this alternative route to avoid these issues.
  • Trail Change On Map 6 – At Spring Gully Conservation Park New Area Map
    The route of the Lavender Federation Trail between the Reisling Trail and Spring Gully Conservation Park has been amended. The cycling route, shown as a dotted blue line will follow Trevarrick and Saw Mill Roads to the Ridgetop Track, the original walking trail route as shown on Map 6 Manoora to Clare.  The new walking …

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  • Mount Horrocks Section CLOSED During Fire Season – USE ALTERNATE ROUTE
    Please note that the whole of the Lavender Federation Trail (LFT) isCLOSED ON TOTAL FIRE BAN DAYS. Bravo to Watervale’s David Spackman, who is a proud South Australian Recreation Trails Inc (SARTI) Board member and land owner along the LFT for working with other members of the SARTI Board to develop an alternative route for …

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  • Trail Change – TRURO – South of the Sturt Hwy – Map 3
    South of the Sturt Hwy where the trail loops through the Munchinberg property and Truro Creek Gorge the trail has been moved ~100m South of the Highway and a new stile added to the inner fence, and the trail realigned and re-marked. Please comply with the bio-security and No Dogs signs at the property entry …

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  • Trail Change – North of Dutton Near Mt Rufus – Map 4
    North of Dutton near Mt Rufous a stile at the bottom of a steep hill and on the edge of an erosion gully has been relocated to the top of the hill. Walkers can now pick an easier route on the Western side of the fence to cross the gully. The second stile at this …

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  • Trail Change – At Spring Gully Conservation Park – Map 6
    At Spring Gully Conservation Park in the Clare Valley the Lavender Federation Trail’s Eastern access point to the park has been moved from Sawmill Rd. The LFT now follows the Clare Valley Wine and Wilderness Trail (CVWWT) from/to the Park through Jeanneret Wines property and rejoins the old route on Trevarrick Rd near Skillogalee Wines …

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  • Trail Warning – MAP 3 – 2023 MSS Safety Rally SA, Barossa and Mid Murray Council areas – 16th & 17th September 2023
    2023 MSS Safety Rally SA Winner of Rally 0f the Year – 2022 There are quite a few sections of the trail where walkers & cyclists are on public back roads and these two days it will be the rally car’s turn to traverse them.The drivers and cars are competing at a SA State level …

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  • Trail Warning – Map 4 – Robertstown to Dutton 12th AUGUST 2023
    The Walkerville Car Club Committee would like to warnLavender Federation Trail walkers & Lavender Cycling Trail cycliststhat a major Car Rally will be held in the regionon the 12th August 2023 The 2023 COPYWORLD Walky 100 There are quite a few sections of the trail where walkers & cyclists are on public back roads and …

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  • Temp Closure – Truro Area – 14 & 15 Oct 2023
    Temp Closure For the Weekend of 14th – 15th October 2023 – Truro Creek Gorge – Map 3This short section will be closed by the land-owners for a family wedding in the gorge,SARTI would like to wish the couple well, and once again express our thanks for the family making this magnificent part of the …

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  • Murray River Flooding Causing Trail Interruptions At Murray Bridge
    The Lavender Federation Trail adjacent to the Rocky Gully Wetlands on Mannum Road is closed due to the flooding of the River Murray. In the distance are the tops of timber posts at either end of a bridge over Rocky Gully Creek into the wetlands. Trail markers are under water. Council has now covered the …

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