26 km Loopy, Hilly, Medium, Sealed, Road, 3 hours.

This ride is all about the views. It is a wonderful sealed loop on quiet roads that climbs up a lovely green valley to the Grand Ridge with panoramic views.  A great addition to a weekend cycling in the area. Ride the Grand Ridge Rail Trail and stay a while to explore this section of the Grand Ridge Road, one of the most iconic tour rides in Victoria.

Best Things about This Ride

  • The sweet ease of cycling on a sealed surface!
  • The valley that climbs up past the turnoff to Barktown
  • Grand Ridge Road where you feel ontop of the world.
  • The bus and the bus stop
  • Views to the Latrobe Valley
  • Boolarra township with its wide park and great old buildings.
  • Have a picnic at the the park in Boolarra

Things to Watch out for

Cycle this route anytime – in winter pick a sunny week and you will love it!

It is best to cycle in an anti clockwise direction as the hills are easier.

Be self sufficient – take water and know how to fix a flat tyre.