The breathtaking scenic beauty of the Ovens and King Valleys, Everton Hills and the Alpine High Country can now be safely enjoyed by all types of cycling and walking enthusiasts.
Following historical railway lines the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail provides 94km of bitumen sealed track well suited to both cycling and walking. The trail has a gentle gradient that makes it suitable for all ages and levels of fitness, and is a must do for all visitors to the
This trail is an ideal introduction into the diverse countryside of the North East Victorian alps and valleys. It will lead you deep into pine foests and natural bushland then out inetd the open through valleys nestled amongst some of the most beain ranges in Australia.
The trail links the townships of Wangaratta, Beechworth, Myrtleford, Porepunkah and Bright, all offering their own uniquech township provides a range of accommodation options to suit any budget or desire, fine wine, food, bike hire and countless opportunities to experience a variety of other activities ensuring that the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail offers a visitor experience like no other.
Within a few hours of Melbourne and Canberra, the trail is a healthy, leisurely way to encounter the 'Real Australia'. Interstate and international visitors can fly into Albury or Mt Hotham from Melbourne or Sydney.
For more information on the trail phone Darren Murphy, Rail Trail Officer on 03 5722 0828 or one of our regional Visitor Information Centres:
- Alpine Visitor Information Centre: 1800 99 10 44
- Wangaratta: (03) 5721 5711
- Beechworth: 1300 366321 or (03) 5728 3233
- Bright: 1800 500117 or (03) 57552 275