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Australia's premier rail trail offers more than 100km of scenic, sealed, off-road bike trail in North East Victoria. Starting in Wangaratta, the rail trail connects culinary villages including Milawa, Beechworth, Rutherglen, Bright and Myrtleford...more
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Parfitt Road | Apex Park, Wangaratta, Victoria 3676, Australia
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Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

We just rode down the hill from Beechworth to Wangaratta. Seriously good fun speeding down the hill to Everton Station and then along the flat to Wang. The trail is well maintained and easy to navigate with toilets dotted along the way. There are a...More

4  Thank Fiona B
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2015

Hi Fibenton, Thanks for your review - we appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to the region soon to experience the ever-changing seasons along the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. Happy pedalling from Victoria's High Country!

Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

My partner and I cycled Beechworth to Bright over two days back in October 2014. We stayed overnight in Beechworth and Myrtleford. Every thing about the trail is outstanding. Great accommodation on offer, fantastic restaurants, fine wineries and excellent breweries. The pumpkin seed factory is...More

3  Thank gman2103
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2015

Hi gman2103, Thanks for your review - we appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to the region soon to experience the ever-changing seasons along the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. Happy pedalling from Victoria's High Country!

Reviewed 28 January 2015

Very popular Rail Trail. I rode from Bright each day at 5.30 am and there were still a few other cyclists out and about. But later on, this trail is very busy with cyclists, walkers and joggers. There is even a coffee stop at Porepunkah...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank Lois1357
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2015

Hi Lois, Thanks for your feedback. Glad to hear you had an enjoyable cycling experience. Smart thinking re the early starts over warmer days in summer and to see the sun rise! We hope to welcome you back soon to experience North East Victoria's ever-changing...More

Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

A rail trail that is sealed for 80km plus. Well signposted for turnoff to Beechworth and distance markers. A few historical spots along the way. Myrtleford is a good stopover for lunch or morning tea. Or lunch at the Tarrawingee pub. Four wineries to taste...More

1  Thank David H
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2015

Hi David, Thank you for sharing your insights into places to stop and the availability of transfer services. Those interested can pick up a copy of the new High Country Cycle Guide for further info, available in the North East's Visitor Info Centres. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 16 January 2015

I only used the rail trail once while in Beechworth but my partner took our son multiple times. I loved speeding down the hills toward Everton with the shade from the trees broken up by the occasional uphill section or travel through the fields. Afterward...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank SJBSydney_Australia
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2015

Hi SJBSydney_Australia! Thanks for the feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your experience on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and hope you make it back soon to explore the rest of it and the great stops along the way. The team at Tourism North East

Reviewed 2 December 2014

I have recently ridden the entire length to bright from wang and also to beech worth from wang. Compared the tallarook to Mansfield rail trail this is fantastic. It is fully sealed and we rode our road bikes, which made it quicker and the hills...More

Date of experience: October 2014
4  Thank rod g
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2015

Hi Rod, Thank you for your feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your pedal-powered experience. (Sorry for the lag in responding; we've only recently aken over management of this listing. We hope to welcome you back soon to experience the ever-changing seasons along the Murray...More

Reviewed 21 October 2014

Gorgeous scenery and a good standard of rail trail with facilities all the way along. A great time of year to ride around the high country if you get the right weather.More

Date of experience: October 2014
4  Thank Mary V
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2015

Hi Mary, Thanks for the feedback (and sorry for the lag in responding as we have just taken over this listing). We're glad you enjoyed your experience on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. We hope to see you back here soon to explore our...More

Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

We started from Beechworth and the best part it the first 20km which is mainly downhill and well away from any roads. Some lovely bushland farms and a vineyard. Close to wangaratta it is less attractive but overall a great safe ride. The path up...More

Date of experience: April 2014
7  Thank ricCanberra
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2015

Hi Ric, Thanks for the feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your experience on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail last year (please excuse the lag in responding as we've just taken up management of this listing). We hope to welcome you back in the North...More

Reviewed 27 April 2014

We are not cyclists, here is our tip: get your old bike out of the shed, do the 'two car' thing, and do the ride (roll). The ride from Beechworth to Everton will take about 50 minutes (depends on how confident you are rolling downhill...More

Date of experience: April 2014
7  Thank SampaulMelbourne
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2015

Hi SampaulMelbourne! Thanks for the feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your experience on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail last year (please excuse the lag in responding as we've just taken up management of this listing). Another option for "non cyclists" keen to explore the...More

Reviewed 25 April 2014

Started at Beechworth on day 1. Rode via Wangaratta to Milawa, about 63 km's riding. Day two, Milawa to Myrtleford about 30 + km's and day three Myrtleford to Bright about 30 km's. The trip takes in all types of landscapes and things to do....More

Date of experience: April 2014
7  Thank MarkF54
TourismNorthEast, Public Relations Manager at Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2015

Hi Mark, Thanks for the feedback. Hi Mark, Thanks for the feedback! We're glad you enjoyed your experience on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail last year (please excuse the lag in responding as we've just taken up management of this listing). We hope to...More

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Tanya N
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Response from Joolay | Reviewed this property |
Oops sorry. We stayed at different areas and met at the Beechworth part. We parked at both Beechworth and Everton and then taxied back to pick up cars etc. As we needed the trailer to collect the bikes. The 2nd day we... More
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CJKing1
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Response from RuthD804 | Reviewed this property |
I liked the way we did it, Wangaratta to Bright, as you do the nicest section last. We went via Milawa, having driven to Beechworth for some cycling around there on a separate day. We did it in two days, staying a night in... More
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