101 miles
5,121 ft
-3,811 ft
1,525 ft
High Point

Discover the 161 km Brisbane Valley Rail Trail – the longest rail trail in Australia

Queensland’s Great Adventure Rail Trail is open all year round. Not far from Brisbane, it’s all off-road and traffic free, just South East Queensland’s big skies and scenic landscapes to enjoy, with a coffee stop every 25 km or so. Come and experience for yourself why thousands of people love exploring the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail on bicycle, on horseback or on foot. Get a group of friends together and come and find out what country Queensland is all about.

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag Dirtydogg (Dec 8, 2017 at 12:25)
 Best part of the track, especially through benarkin state forest
  • + 1
flag Shaneburns (Jul 17, 2018 at 11:13)
 Is the change in elevation as per the chart above? I was thinking the rail trail would be more gradual (like a train line). I was thinking about taking the kids on this one.
How would you rate the level of difficulty?

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Bikepacking
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Brisbane Valley Rail Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1,310 ft
  • Altitude min
    73 ft
  • Altitude start
    110 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,420 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    51 miles
  • Distance down
    42 miles
  • Distance flat
    8 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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