Goulburn to Crookwell
  • Length: 54km

  • Duration: 2 days

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Goulburn 

  • End: Crookwell

  • Closest Town: Goulburn 

  • Location: Country NSW and ACT

  • Distance from state capital: 196km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -34.75657712

  • Longitude: 149.7209454

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Goulburn to Crookwell is a 54km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Country NSW and ACT New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 days to complete.

Summary

This is a proposed rail trail and is not yet open. It is one of the potential Rail Trails identified throughout NSW.

Another high altidtude railway that crosses the Great Dividing Range to reach Crookwell (altitude 890m) The 54km line from Goulburn opened in 1902 and operations ceased in 1985. In addition another line branched off from Roslyn to Taralga which closed in 1957, though we understand all this land has been freeholded.

Several locals are investigating the possibility of creating a rail trail along this route. At the Crookwell end the Goulburn Crookwell Heritage Railway Inc. is proposing to run rail trolleys but the terrain permits a rail-side trail so the theme of the trail will be “Bike, Hike & Trike”.

Notes

Goulburn to Crookwell in Country NSW and ACT

Southern Highlands NSW based in Goulburn area some 110 kms south of Sydney on Hume Highway

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Coarse gravel

Flat to slight incline


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