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The Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail is an iconic 39 km recreation trail for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The trail follows the path of the historical railway line through the stunning Yarra Valley commencing at the rear of the Lilydale...more
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Lilydale Railway Station car park (north end) | Gardiner Street, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia
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All reviews mt evelyn yarra junction launching place great track return trip down hill kids love water stations beautiful walk small kids red relish shared facility lovely scenery by foot only down side year olds enjoyable ride
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Reviewed yesterday

beautiful walking track only 4kl to Mount Evelyn easy walk from my home. Lots of good coffee and restaurant's for lunch or dinner.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Partly tarmac, partly gravel even at its steepest is only a gentle incline. This is the perfect trail to buzz along with your electric bike or even paddle. Lots of cafes along the trip as well as pubs and shops. Lots of the major road...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 6 February 2019

The Rail Trail is a great place for walking. The trail can be accessed from many places along the highway from Lilydale to Warburton. It offers some really great shady walks for the warmer weather also. It is a shared facility with bikes and walkers...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gh0stguest
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We took the trail from the Warburton end - to Woori Yallock - and back. Long enough for us amateur cyclists. Excellent trail, good riding. Wonderful experience riding past farmland and passed 2 Sunday markets too. Many serious cyclists clearly doing the entire trail. Grateful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan T
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped en route to the rail trail in Alexandra and I have to say it was well worth it. A wonderfully maintained path in a stunning setting. With warm spring weather to boot. You couldn’t ask for more. Our three kids aged 7, 9...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank timhutchins72
YRCouncil, Business Development Officer at Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We are happy you enjoyed the trail. Please make sure you come back and visit again soon.

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Our kids (aged 9, 7 and 7) managed the rail trail very well on bikes. It was very well signed, the gradient wasn't too steep (about 1 in 20), plenty of car parking, and there were plenty of dog walkers and others using the path...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shaanb2015
YRCouncil, Business Development Officer at Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you we are so happy that you enjoyed the trail. There is much to see and many lovely parks and shopping precincts along the way.

Reviewed 23 September 2018

My favourite cycling trail. Take your bike on the train to Lilydale and the trail starts from the station carpark. It's about 40km to Warburton and an easy day's ride through fantastic and varying scenery. It's nice to stay the night, have dinner and a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Savanna454
YRCouncil, Business Development at Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your feedback. There is also a link between the Carrum trail and the rail trail now that takes you around the Lillydale Lake to the station where you connect with the trail trail.

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Lovely trail. Well maintained. Walking , cycling, horse back, all catered for. We’ve cycled it numerous times, easy going , if you’re not fit. Great place for locals and tourists.

Date of experience: October 2017
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YRCouncil, Business Development Officer at Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for your comments. We hope you continue to use the trail.

Reviewed 15 July 2018

what a wonderfully trail, its beauty from all along its reasonably flat trail is a must for beauty lovers. the trees towns and old stations are a wonder to be hold. It takes about 8 hours for a reasonably fit person to do the whole...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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YRCouncil, Business Development Officer at Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for your comments. We hope you continue to visit the region.

Reviewed 13 July 2018

While the grandparents take a well paced walk, the grandkids and their parents can take a ride ahead, turn around and come back for us. Finish with a nice afternoon tea at Gracious Grace in Castella St. Precious family time.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank davebro1
YRCouncil, Business Development Officer at Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for your feedback. We hope you return many times.

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Kate T
18 October 2017|
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Response from 371meiy | Reviewed this property |
I usually park near the police station. Talk to the police for guidance, and I am good to go. Our bush walking club even park for a few days on long walks. Unless you have a nice glaring flashy car! Enjoy our beautiful... More
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Jazzmine E
2 March 2017|
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Response from G C | Reviewed this property |
Track is wide so towing a bike trailer shoud be fine. There are some steeper hills at the lilydale end that yu may have to push a bike with trailer.
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PurpleGreenGirl
1 January 2017|
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Response from YRCouncil | Property representative |
hi There, are you going all the way from Lilydale to Warburton?
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