The East Gippsland Rail Trail is one of Gippslands most famous and well-versed trails, weaving over 100km past undulating farmland, tall forests, creeks, rivers and flood plains. Historic Railway Bridges and spectacular views make an ideal location for walking or cycling.

From The East Gippsland Rail Trail official website: The East Gippsland Rail Trail starts at Howitt Park on the east bank of the Mitchell River at Bairnsdale, past farmland for 10 Kms to Nicholson (sealed surface) with its spectacular bridge over the river.

Then 22 Kms on to Bruthen and across the Tambo River, up into the Colquhoun forest en route to Nowa Nowa and Lake Tyers at the 59 Km mark.

The section east from Nowa Nowa opened on 28 January 2006 completing the trail to its the final destination at Orbost on the iconic Snowy River. This completes a nearly 100 Km rail trail.

Suggested duration: 3 hours +

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