Hawthorn to Kew Rail Trail
  • Length: 1km

  • Duration: 30 mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Hawthorn 

  • End: Kew

  • Location: Melbourne Region

  • Closest Town: Hawthorn 

  • Distance from CBD: 5km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.82072228

  • Longitude: 145.0294077

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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

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Public Toilets

Drinking Water

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Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

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Timber Boardwalk

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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

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Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

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Hawthorn to Kew Rail Trail is a 1km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Melbourne Region Victoria. The hike should take approximately 30 mins to complete.

Summary

This short trail follows a branch line from Hawthorn to Kew, opened in 1887 and closed in 1957.

Email or click here: melbourne@railtrails.org.au.

Notes

Hawthorn to Kew in Melbourne Region

Eastern Melbourne suburbs, 5km from Melbourne

Sealed

Flat


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

 

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