• Walking & hiking

East Gippsland Rail Trail

McEacharn Street, Howitt Park, East Bairnsdale, Victoria, 3875

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)

Content: Destination Gippsland
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Facilities:
  • Café
  • Car park
  • Public toilet
Entry cost:

Free entry

McEacharn Street, Howitt Park, East Bairnsdale, Victoria, 3875

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