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Gippsland Plains Rail Trail

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Description

Description

65km, Flat, Medium.

Enjoy this scenic ride through history. Take time to listen to the stories of the towns. See the old rail stations, local museums and the dairy farming. Have a coffee at one of the many café’s. Relax on the seats installed for you to best appreciate the views of the Alps, wetlands, forests and the clear sky.

Best Things about This Ride

Cycle the Rail Trail to enjoy the native Flora and wetlands of the Gippsland plains

Look at the views of the Australian Alps and the expansive sky

See the old rail relics along the way and imagine their history

Visit the Gippsland vehicle collection and sugar beet museum in Maffra

Enjoy a break at the Glengarry rail station

Cross the rivers – mostly very quiet but a force when in flood

Visit the Heyfield vintage machinery shed

Before you go check out http://www.gippslandplainsrailtrail.com.au/

Things to Look Out For

Cycle on the left hand side of the road.

Watch for snakes near the wetlands when it’s hot

Be careful of the Rail Trail Walkers

 

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Ride Overview

Ride Overview
  • Short Description
    Rail trail, off road riding along well formed paths. Australian social and railway heritage. Historic small towns
  • Trip Planning
    One Way, for a loop ride return on Rowleys Run|
  • Region
    Gippsland
  • Start
    Stratford or Traralgon
  • Distance
    64.8
  • Time
    5 Hours
  • Gradient
    Flat
  • Grading
    Energizing
  • Access
    Car, Train
  • Traffic
    Rail Trail
  • Surface
    Unsealed Good
  • Seasons
    All

Location

Gippsland Plains Rail Trail

Contact

Gippsland Plains Rail Trail

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