North East Tasmania Rail Trail
  • Length: 26km

  • Duration: 7hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Scottsdale 

  • End: Tulendeena

  • Closest Town: Scottsdale 

  • Location: Northern Tasmania

  • Distance from state capital: 62km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -41.19014998

  • Longitude: 147.608386


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.


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.


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.