Keyneton Heritage Trail

art & culture
child friendly
dog friendly
drinking water
historical interest
interpretive signage
no mobile phone reception
stroller friendly
Access available by Car
Route Style

Suitable for families and occasional walkers this self-guided trail circuits sealed and unsealed district roads of principally flat terrain through agricultural and pastoral country on the eastern fringe of the Barossa. Interpretive signs mounted on prominent epidote (green) rock indigenous to Keyneton, identify the culturally historic sites central to pioneering settlement and district development of the former North Rhine in the Mid Murray Council region.

Trail guides are publicly available at two local precincts:

  • North Rhine St Peters Lutheran Church / Keyneton Cemetery, 801 Keyneton Road
  • Keyneton Soldiers’ Memorial Hall / Independent Chapel, 903-905 Keyneton Road

The trail traverses the Mt Crawford – Stockwell segment of the Kidman Trail; the Springton – Truro segment of the Lavender Federation Trail; and incorporates the Keyneton Spur of the Lavender Federation Trail.


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Walk Details

Keyneton Progress Association Inc

The Keyneton Heritage Trail is the initiative of the Keyneton Progress Association to conserve and promote the cultural heritage of Keyneton [originally named North Rhine] through a public trail route of historic buildings and sites of significance prominently and sympathetically identified by interpretive signs.

3.5hours as leisurely walk
Class 1: a well maintained path suitable for wheelchairs
1 hour or less

Track Notes

1.2km, Lavender Federation & Kidman trails intersection at Fiebiger's Road (map site 2)

Segment length: 2.4km, Segment time: TBC
Gentle incline along unsealed road.
Caution: Muddy & slippery after rain.
Optional Sidetrip
Picking up the cross country section of the Lavender Federation Trail from Eden Valley, heading NE along Fiebiger's Road to Cork Hill Road & either continuing to the Stott Highway, or, turning right onto Cork Hill Road through to Site 4 of the Keyneton Heritage Trail (bypassing Graetztown), or turning left at Cork Hill Road for a mini circuit returning to the main Keyneton - Eden Valley road.

1.2km, Fiebiger’s Road T-junction with Graetztown Road to Graetztown intersection with Penny’s Road (map site 3)

Segment length: 2.4km, Segment time: TBC
Gentle gradient along unsealed road.
Caution: Muddy & slippery intersections after rain.