North East Tasmania Rail Trail
  • Length: 26km

  • Duration: 7hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Scottsdale 

  • End: Tulendeena

  • Location: Northern Tasmania

  • Closest Town: Scottsdale 

  • Distance from CBD: 62km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -41.19014998

  • Longitude: 147.608386

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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

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

Camping Area

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

Undefined Trail

Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

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


North East Tasmania Rail Trail is a 26km, grade 3 one way hike, located in Northern Tasmania, Tasmania. The hike should take approximately 7hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Northern Tasmania's largest privately owned Art Gallery, showcasing superior artworks by Tasmanian artists. Our Coffee Shop "Cafe Martin" is constantly changing our menu and  we offer bike hire too.

A spectacular rail trail with lush forest vegetation that still provides views of the surrounding mountains.
The trail has a good gravel surface, suitable for all weather and best ridden on a mountain bike.
There are two highway crossings, both with good sight lines.
There are numerous interpretive signs to provide a background on the area and the railway.
Has the potential to be an iconic rail trail stretching 106km back to the state's second largest city of Launceston.

From Scottsdale rail station car park, head south out of town crossing Ellenor and King Streets.

About the region

Nurture your soul with boundless experiences and leave behind life as you know it. From scenic drives through cool-climate vineyards to soft adventure nestled in the Tasmanian wilderness, unveil the best that the region has to offer.


Scottsdale to Tulendeena in Northern Tasmania

Scottsdale, 62 km north east of Launceston.

Fine gravel


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

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