• Length: 6.5km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Wielangta State Forest

  • End: Wielangta State Forest

  • Closest Town: Wielangta State Forest

  • Location: Tasmania

  • Distance from state capital: 75km

  • State: TAS


The trail follows the route of a former logging tram line so there are no steep hills. There are patches of rainforest and it’s generally a lush environment even in mid-summer. Wielangta is a local Aboriginal name meaning ‘tall trees’.

For more information on this trail see the book Rail Trails of Tasmania.


  • Wielangta State Forest
  • 75km East of Hobart
  • Surface – Compacted earth
  • Terrain –

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