Grand Ridge Rail Trail
This forest trail through the Strzelecki Ranges passes through flora reserves and large embankments and connects the towns of Mirboo North and Boolarra. The halfway point at Darlimurla has an information shelter with trail map and the Big Tree, a short distance from the trial, is a remnant of the tall trees that used to grow in the area.
Location: Mirboo North to Boolarra
Distance: 13km one way
Track: Generally smooth dirt or gravel track
Grade: Level 1 – No experience required, suitable for beginners and children.
Start: Behind the Grand Ridge Brewery, Mirboo North
Finish: Railway Park, Boolarra
Note: This ride can be done in either direction. If you are travelling from Boolarra to Mirboo North, you will experience a gentle uphill climb. Note that some of the trail was damaged in the 2009 bushfires. Please check with the Latrobe or Prom CountryVisitor Information Centres before you travel, to ensure the entire trail has been re-opened
Getting there: Travel via Monash Freeway (M1) and South Gippsland Highway (A440) to Leongatha. Then follow Strzelecki Highway (B460) to Mirboo North approximately 160km south-east of Melbourne.
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