East Gippsland Rail Trail, Bairnsdale

4.5
Location: Bairnsdale to Orbost Distance: 96 kilometres one way Track: Generally smooth dirt or gravel track Grade: Level One - Suitable for beginners and children. Level Two - Suitable for most ages and fitness levels Start: Howitt Park, McEacharn Street, Bairnsdale Finish: Burn Road, Newmerella. The trail ends at Newmerella, with an off road shared pathway continuing to Orbost. Experience the diversity of East Gippsland as this trail weaves past undulating farmland, tall forests, rivers and flood plains. Cross historic timber railway bridges and enjoy views of the Gippsland Lakes before arriving at the Snowy River. Bairnsdale to Nicholson (Eight kilometres) Nicholson to Bruthen (20 kilometres) Bruthen to Nowa Nowa (30 kilometres) Nowa Nowa to Orbost (38 kilometres).
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  • So... if you were a cyclist and not just a walker like I am... You could appreciate the distance you can do on this trail. Over 200 kilometres! Through Gippsland! That's going to be a spectacular...  more »
  • Lovely ride from Bairnsdale to Bruthen which took 4 hours return. Sealed all the way from Bairnsdale to Nicholson.  more »

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