Dubbo to Molong Rail Trail
  • Length: 130km

  • Duration: 8 days

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Dubbo 

  • End: Molong

  • Location: Country NSW and ACT

  • Closest Town: Dubbo 

  • Distance from CBD: 291km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.09278244

  • Longitude: 148.8717258

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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

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Prams & Strollers

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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

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Dubbo to Molong Rail Trail is a 130km, grade 2 one way hike, located in Country NSW and ACT, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 8 days to complete.

Hike Summary

This trail is not opened or developed. It is one of 17 potential rail trails in NSW

It would be almost 130km in length, making it ideal for a one day ride for the enthusiast, or a multi day tour for the touring cyclist.
The trail has two major towns at the start and finish, with two delightful vlllages in between.
The major towns of Dubbo and Molong are well serviced by public transport, have plenty of accommodation and places to eat.
The villages of Yeoval and Cumnock both have accommodation and meals available.
The railway passes through rolling country side and has many embankments, cuttings and bridges for railway enthusiasts to enjoy.
Some station buildings and railway infrastructure still exists at Yeoval and Cumnock

This trail is not yet open.

This 129km railway from Molong ot Dubbo opened in 1925 and basically paralled the main Orange - Dubbo railway while serving the many communities along the way. Operations ceased in 1991 except for 2 km at Molong that is used for a passing siding on the main western line to Broken Hill.

About the region

Get ready to have a good time in Country NSW. From nation-making heritage sites and charming towns to cultural attractions, world-class food and wine regions, walking trails through World Heritage wilderness, and ancient sites of great significance for indigenous Australians, there’s a new adventure every day.

The Australian Capital Territory – home to Australia’s capital city of Canberra – is a tempting combination of outdoor adventure, urban exploration and artistic flare. Despite its small size, the state packs a big punch with world-renowned museums and a vibrant dining scene. The perfect destination for foodies, culture vultures and outdoor enthusiasts alike, the Australian Capital Territory is sure to challenge all your expectations.


Dubbo to Molong in Country NSW and ACT

Dubbo to Molong via Cumnock and Yeoval in Central West of NSW


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

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