Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
  • Length: 133km

  • Duration: 8 days

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Wulkuraka (Ipswich) 

  • End: Yarraman

  • Location: South East Queensland

  • Closest Town: Wulkuraka (Ipswich) 

  • Distance from CBD: 70km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.51134074

  • Longitude: 152.6667887

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Trail Access

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2WD Access

4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

Camping Area

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

Undefined Trail

Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

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Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites


Brisbane Valley Rail Trail is a 133km, grade 3 One Way hike located in South East Queensland Queensland. The hike should take approximately 8 days to complete.


A new gallery in a transformed 100 year old church in the beautiful Brisbane Valley region in South East Queensland

Queensland’s longest rail trail, which is still under development. It will be 160km long when complete.
gently undulating through mostly farming land in the southern section, steeper sections and bushland in the northern section.
the standard of the trail surface varies between sections; refer to the description for more detail
at this stage crossings at nearly all former bridge sites are low level crossings.  Care should be taken after heavy rains

Located away from the Highway in a quiet and peaceful parkland setting, boasting mountain views, a creek boundary, animal and bird life, and situated within easy walking distance to restaurants and shops.


Wulkuraka (Ipswich) to Yarraman in South East Queensland

Ipswich and Toowoomba City, Somerset and South Burnett Regional Councils, South East Queensland, 70km from Brisbane

Compacted earth

Undulating to mountainous

For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.