HIGH COUNTRY RAIL TRAIL
These rides along on the High Country Rail Trail hugs the banks of the impressive Lake Hume. Get peddling and take in stunning country side and the fresh air.
BONEGILLA TO SANDY CREEK BRIDGE (14.8KM)
The trail from Bonegilla to Sandy Creek Bridge passes through Ebden, Ludlows and Huon reserves, all featuring parking, toilet facilities and drinking water. Small lengths of the train track are exposed on the approach to Huon Reserve. Further remnants of the railway’s history are apparent at Huon Reserve, where rusty rail tracks and an old train remain.
SANDY CREEK BRIDGE TO TALLANGATTA (9.5KM)
Sandy Creek Bridge was reconstructed in 2012 with a 600 metre architecturally designed pedestrian and cycling bridge. Adjacent to the bridge are picnic tables and a viewing platform to take in the spectacular scenery. Spin into Tallangatta and explore the charming cafes and country pubs serving delicious meals. Lake Hume foreshore is easily accessed through the township.
TALLANGATTA - OLD TALLANGATTA (9KM)
The rail trail runs along Tallangatta’s southern boundary towards Old Tallangatta. The lookout at Old Tallangatta takes you on a trip back in time, to a town relocated in the 1950s when Lake Hume was flooded. A beautiful off–road shelter at the lookout provides the perfect place to stop and enjoy a drink and a snack and interpretive signage provides further insights into the story of the town that moved.