Discover our Trails

Our Trails

Our trails

 

Discover Renmark Paringa’s trails either on foot or bike and which are easily accessible from Renmark’s CBD. These trails offer community members and visitors to the Region an opportunity to explore the local bush landscape while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Murray River, Bookmark Creek or the extensive wildlife which flourishes in our Region.

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Looking to explore Renmark Paring on a bike? Half day and full day bike hire is available from the Renmark Paringa Visitor Information Centre. For more information either call the centre on 1300 661 704 or email discover@renmarkparinga.sa.gov.au

Bookmark Creek Trail

Location: Crn Twentyfirst Street and Marrara Street, Renmark SA

Distance: 3.5km circuit

Duration: 1.5 hours

Difficulty: easy

Terrain: Flat

Suitable for: walking, jogging, trail running, mountain biking

Facilities: carpark, bench seats along the trail, story boards

Description:

The Bookmark Creek Trail is walking, off road cycling and running trail for individuals and families to enjoy the wetland and river scenery. It starts along the top of the flood bank and encircles the wetland. The common vegetation red gums, black box, salt bush, reeds, lignum, melaleuca and samphire grasses can be seen on this walk.

There is one main trail with one alternative route for dry weather and its difficulty rating is easy.  The walk is approx.. 3.5km long and takes about 1 ½ hours at a leisurely pace.  There are points of interest which include storyboards and seats placed around the trail. Another car park is located at Hale Street. There are no bins so please take your rubbish with you.

The trail is designed to be used in an anti-clock wise direction.  Please use your own discretion about the train conditions following rain and during high river.

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 Bookmark Creek Trail 1         Bookmark Creek 2

Paringa Paddock Trail

Location: Lions Park, Patey Drive, Renmark SA

Distance: 7.8km circuit

Duration: 2 hours

Difficulty: easy

Terrain: Flat

Suitable for: walking, jogging, trail running, mountain biking; dog walking on lead

Facilities: Carpark, toilet, picnic area, shelter, BBQ located at Lions Park

Description:

The Paringa Paddock Trail is a walking, off road cycling and running trail for individuals and families to enjoy the bush and river scenery. There are different lengths and levels of difficulty to enjoy.  Please read the trail map before you begin and look out for the directional signs to guide you back. The track is designed to be used in a clockwise direction. Alternative routes offer more challenging terrain and obstacles for the adventurous. Please use your own discretion about trail conditions following rain and during high river.

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Paringa Paddock

 

Lock 5 Loop

Location: Lions Park, Patey Drive, Renmark OR Lock 5, Lock 5 Road Paringa

Distance:  6.8km circuit

Duration: 1.5 hours

Difficulty: easy

Terrain: Flat

Suitable for: walking, jogging, running, cycling, and dog walking on lead

Facilities: carpark, toilet, picnic areas, shelters, BBQs, bench seats

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Description:

The Lock 5 Loop Trail is a walking, cycling and running trail for individuals and families to enjoy the river and riverbank scenery.  It starts along the flood bank adjacent the Sturt Highway in Renmark and follows a sealed path towards the historic Paringa Bridge. Crossing through the centre of the bridge (originally designed to carry a single railway line) with road lane on each side. Once across the bridge the trail circles under the bridge, passing the Renmark Paringa Community Museum and the Murray River to arrive at Bert Dix Memorial Park.

From Bert Dix Memorial Park, the trail continues along Lock 5 Road until you reach Lock 5.  Walkers and runners are asked to follow the signs and keep to the right of the road to see oncoming traffic, while bikes are asked to follow road rules and signs on the left of the road.

Once Lock 5 has been reached this marks the turnaround point. All walkers, cyclist and runners are asked to cross the road carefully and follow the signs back to your starting point.  This trails difficulty rating is easy, the loop is approx.. 6.8km long and will take about 1 ½ hours at a leisurely pace.

The trail is designed as a loop and can be used from either end. Please use your won discretion about the trail conditions following rain, during river high river events and crossing roads. There are serval public toilets and benches along the way for your convenience.

Lock 5 1       Lock 5 2

Matulick Riverfront Trail 

Location: Renmark Paringa Visitor Information Centre, 84 Murray Avenue, Renmark,

Distance: 3.5km circuit

Duration: 45-60 mins

Difficulty: easy

Terrain: Flat and paved

Suitable for: walking, jogging, cycling

Facilities: carpark, drink fountain, bench seats along the trail, story boards

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Description:

The Matulick Riverfront Trail is located along the beautiful banks of the Murray Avenue and provides directions and a step count to help walkers stride towards 10,000 steps a day, all whilst enjoying the splendour of the Mighty Murray River.

There is one main trail which is paved and its difficulty rating is easy.  The walk is approx. 3.5km long and takes about 45-60 mins at a leisurely pace.  There are points of interest which include storyboards and seats placed along the trail.

The trail is designed to commence and end at the Visitor Information Centre but can easily  link up to Lock 5 loop trail which would increase the trail to 10.3km or to Paringa Paddocks which would see it increase to 11.5km for those who which to push themselves a little further.

Matulick Riverfront Trail     Matulick Riverfront Trail

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