Walkers can take the five kilometre Rail and River Walk, which takes in the town’s major historic sites, or the 105 kilometre Federation Trail, which meanders its way to Tungkillo at the 79km point and continues onto Springton completing the 105km trail.
The Murray Bridge Discovery Trail gives tourists a 2.5-kilometre loop dotted walk with informational signs. It starts and finish at the Murray Bridge Visitor Information Centre and takes in Bridge and Sixth Streets, the railway station which gave the city its name, the historic Round House, the road and rail bridges, the train carriages at Sturt Reserve and the gardens on Wharf Hill. More >
Trails and shared use tracks within the area there are a number of great walking and shared use trails available for the public to access. Shared use means that a trail is made suitable for many kinds of users including walkers, cyclists, scooter, wheel chairs and prams.
Casuarina Walk Reserve is accessible from Casuarina Walk and is an open walking trail that follows the wetlands. There is seating available for taking in the views and a path that leads to Parkview Reserve which has a playground and basketball half court area.
Rocky Gully Wetlands is located off Mannum Road just outside the Murray Bridge CBD and is part of The Lavender Federation Trail. The wetlands are home to many native bird species and are designed so that visitors can walk in a loop and capture all the wetland has to offer.
Swanport Wetlands is a recreation reserve that covers an area of 19.4 hectares including 3.5 hectares of open water within a wetland. You are able to walk through the wetland on the board walk or sit down and have some lunch under the covered picnic area. When walking through the wetland you will be able to hear the songs of the many frogs and birds that have made this place home.
Welcome to the Lavender Federation Trail, a linear walking trail currently 264 kilometres through diverse countryside traversing the eastern flanks of the Mt Lofty Ranges. The trail begins at Murray Bridge and takes a serpentine course to Eudunda on the north of the Barossa Valley and South of the Clare Valley and Burra Tourism districts.