Murchison to Rushworth Rail Trail
  • Length: 10km

  • Duration: 3hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Murchison 

  • End: Rushworth

  • Location: Northern Victoria

  • Closest Town: Murchison 

  • Distance from CBD: 162km

  • State: VIC

  • Latitude: -36.62369527

  • Longitude: 145.222941

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Trail Access

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Public Transport

Bitumen Road

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Steep Road

Winding Road

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Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

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Drinking Water

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Picnic Shelter

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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

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Murchison to Rushworth Rail Trail is a 10km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Northern Victoria Victoria. The hike should take approximately 3hrs to complete.

Summary

This trail is partially open – it is still being developed.

Will be 19km long when complete.
This is old goldmining and cropping country, with a signifcant feature being the Waranga Basin.
8 kilometres from Murchison to Channel Inlet Road opened in March 2015.
2 kilometres at Rushworth open.

At Rushworth landscaping has been done and an ashphalt trail laid from the main street to the end of the yard.

It is a great reminder of how a Victorian country branchline station looked, now that nearly all of them have disappeared. At either end of the sealed trail the surface is gravel to the town’s limits.

Notes

Murchison to Rushworth in Northern Victoria

Northern Victoria

Fine gravel

Flat


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

 

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