Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail, Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail

This trail starts near Bruthen at Seaton Track and travels through the Colquhoun State Forest to Lakes Entrance. There are a number of ways to ride it, ranging from a long ride following the East Gippsland Rail Trail from Bairnsdale to a short family-friendly from Log Crossing to the Mississippi Creek Quarry and back.

Location: Bairnsdale to Lakes Entrance
Distance: 65km one way, Bairnsdale–Lakes Entrance; 36km one way, Bruthen–Lakes Entrance; 13.7km return, Lakes Entrance–Log Crossing; 15km return, Log Crossing–Mississippi Creek Quarry
Track: Generally smooth dirt or gravel track with some rough dirt sections
Grade: Level 2  – Suitable for most ages and fitness levels, some riding experience recommended.
Level 3 – Challenging rides requiring experience and a good level of fitness.
Start: Bairnsdale, Bruthen or Log Crossing
Finish: Lakes Entrance or Mississippi Creek Quarry
Note: This track is only suitable for mountain bikes and some hybrids
Getting there: Travel via Monash Freeway (M1) and Princes Highway (A1) to Bairnsdale (280km east of Melbourne), Bruthen (306km), Log Crossing (312km) or Lake Entrance (318km).

Content: Tourism Victoria

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