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WORKING GROUPS


Monarto Trails Working Group Currently back working again after a fantastic opening of the Jailbreak Trail on the 24th April. Well Done Everyone, approximately 200 people attended.
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Trail Information

Distances
It is recommended that walkers refer to the detailed Lavender Federation Trail maps available from outdoor stores or local Visitor Information Centres.

Usage
Walking only. No animals permitted on the trail. Walkers must follow trail signs at all times. To deviate from the trail may mean you are trespassing on private property. Use the stiles provided over fences NOT gates which must be left as found either closed or open. Camping is not permitted along the trail.

Grade
EASY BUT SOME SECTIONS TRAVERSE STEEP ROCKY AND UNEVEN GROUND.

Section to Mt Beevor on the eastern approach is very steep.

 

When can the trails be walked
The trail is in the Murraylands, Adelaide Hills and Barossa fire ban districts and is suitable for walking mainly between March and November or cooler days outside this period.

WALKING IS NOT PERMITTED ON DAYS OF TOTAL FIRE BANS

How to get there
The Lavender Federation Trail commences on the banks of the Murray River at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Murray Bridge is located 75kms or 50 minutes from Adelaide along the South Eastern Freeway. Alternative trail access points at various locations are shown on the detailed maps available from outdoor stores and local Visitor Information Centres.

Walk Preparations
You are responsible for your own safety at all times on the trail.
Ensure that you:
• Plan to walk a realistic distance taking stops into consideration.
• Wear solid and stable footwear with a sole that grips.
• Carry an adequate supply of drinking water.
• Leave no litter. Take your rubbish home.
• Do not approach stock or animals.
• Use stiles over fences, NOT gates.
• Fires and smoking are strictly prohibited.
• The use of detailed maps of the trail is recommended especially on more remote sections

Signage

Directional markers are used at regular intervals consisting of a silver
and green plaque with reflective directional arrow as shown here.

SATI advise you to read ‘A guide to Better Bushwalking’ available from Bushwalking Leadership SA Inc.  www.bushwalkingleadership.org.au/Home/ before setting out on the Lavender Federation Trail.

If you require assistance call:
For Police assistance 131 444
For emergency 000 or 112 from mobile phones

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