Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
  • Length: 40km

  • Duration: 2 days

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Lilydale 

  • End: Warburton

  • Closest Town: Lilydale 

  • Location: Melbourne Region

  • Distance from state capital: 52km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -37.75895455

  • Longitude: 145.360623

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail is a 40km, grade 3 One Way hike located in Melbourne Region Victoria. The hike should take approximately 2 days to complete.


Pedal Pickups is a tour transport service to walkers & cyclists in the Yarra Valley area & surrounds

With a backdrop of mountains including Yarra Ranges National Park this trail passes through a scenic landscape following the Yarra River Valley.

Plenty of good places to stay and great things to consume in the region’s cafes, pubs, wineries and restaurants.
The trail has a climb up to Mt Evelyn from both directions.
There are still some crossings of busy roads remaining requiring care and patience.

There is strong community support to extend this rail trail to Yarra Glen, refer future developments below.

Pedal Assist E-bikes and Comfort Hybrid bikes for hire and great food on the rail trail at Warburton.


Lilydale to Warburton in Melbourne Region

Yarra Valley, east of Melbourne

Fine gravel

Open forest, farmland, hills

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


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