O'Keefe Rail Trail
  • Length: 50km

  • Duration: 3 days

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Bendigo

  • End: Heathcote

  • Closest Town: Bendigo

  • Location: Victoria

  • Distance from state capital: 150km

  • State: VIC

Summary

In 2015, the extension from Axedale to Heathcote was opened, resulting in a good quality path of 50 km from Bendigo to Heathcote.

Travels through box-ironbark and yellow gum woodland, along with farmland.
Trail surface is a mix of asphalt sections (townships) and rolled fine to course gravel in the other areas. For cycling, the trail surface overall is currently most suitable for MTB and hybrid bikes – although flat bar racers with sufficiently wide tyres would be fine.

In 2015, the extension from Axedale to Heathcote was opened, resulting in a good quality path of 50 km from Bendigo to Heathcote.

Notes

  • Bendigo to Heathcote
  • East of Bendigo, 150km from Melbourne
  • Surface – Coarse gravel, Fine gravel, Sealed
  • Terrain – Gentle gradient

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