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Great for a run or bike ride

I run and biked on this trail many times over the last 6 years Great for a flat run or ride Great... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Lchf66
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Getting out and about

Used regularly for walking, running and cycling. We often take our dog on long walks along the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
bronyamassey
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Traralgon, Australia
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9 Jul 2018
“Great for a run or bike ride”
9 Jul 2018
“Getting out and about”
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The Gippsland Plains Rail Trail is a 67km recreational trail following the former historic Gippsland Plains railway line route between Stratford and Traralgon. The trail passes through undulating dairy country, takes in unique regional flora and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Traralgon-Maffra Road, Traralgon, Victoria 3844, Australia
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I run and biked on this trail many times over the last 6 years Great for a flat run or ride Great with friends or family with young children Lots of good spots to stop along the way through Gippsland to stop for lunch or...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Used regularly for walking, running and cycling. We often take our dog on long walks along the trail. There are bridge crossings over rivers, cows in the paddocks alongside the trail. Great for bird watching, beautiful spots to stop as you go through the country...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Husband and son of 14 years decided to go on a cycle ride and ended up doing 73 km, missing the train at Stratford but still enjoyed this route.

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Have walked several parts of this trail. It's joy is that there are many differing experiences along the way. What we enjoyed was the smaller towns along the journey. Eg Stratford, Maffra, Tinamba for example make a great walk or ride and the three towns...More

Thank peterq2
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A variety of surfaces which are improving every time i go to ride this trail. good signage so you wont get lost and ~10km between towns. Some on road riding but in a very quiet area. Mixed with train travel to complete the loop made...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This week for the first time I rode the bike along part of the Rail Trail, from Traralgon to Glengarry. A lovely peacefull ride through the farm land and over the old trestle bridges that take you over some low swampy areas and the Latrobe...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

A friend and I set off on the AFL public holiday from Traralgon to ride the 65klms to Stratford. We left our car at the car park at Traralgon East, packed the bikes and set off. The day was overcast and threatened rain, but it...More

Thank Huss63
Reviewed 9 September 2016

me and my son did to 63km from Stratford to Traralgon in wet (occasional rain too) in about 5 hour. No car was involved as took the V/line train, need to book your seat, and ensure you speak to the conductor to arrange for safe...More

Thank futureinoz
Reviewed 31 July 2016

So it's a sunny winter's day and I was looking for somewhere to go that wasn't far for a walk...but it was somewhere I hadn't been before, so I located this on TripAdvisor and made my way there. My concern was finding parking so I...More

Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I've walked bits and pieces of this trail recently, enjoying the scenery and the exercise. It's a flat trail for the most part, with the Traralgon-Glengarry end having some interesting trestle bridges (one has wasps at the moment, it's well signed but be careful) and...More

Thank Mendiant
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