Key Contacts and Links

Accommodation and Other business enquiries

To contact accommodation providers, please visit the their listing on the website, and contact them directly by phone or with their email address (if supplied).

Trail Damage and Maintenance

For maintenance and reporting of damage to the Trail, please notify Customer Service staff at either Ballarat City Council or Golden Plains Shire Council, on 5320 5500 or 5344 6444 respectively.


For website enquiries or other enquiries, please use the contact form below.

Exploring the Trail

Stay and Explore the region.


Additional Rail Trail Resources

Trail Quick Facts

Also see: Wikipedia, Bicycle Victoria

The Trail

Total Distance 53 km
Surface Gravel
Elevation (Approx): Maximum Gradient: 2%
Lowest: 380m
Highest: 500m
Elevation Chart (
Start Ballarat Railway Station, Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat VIC
(then 8 km to Head of Trail at Ring Road, Ballarat West)
End Skipton, VIC

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