100.6 miles
Distance
3,913 ft
Climb
-2,614 ft
Descent
1,513 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.

Detailed Description
Brisbane Valley Rail Trail is a 101 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Queensland. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route climbs 3,913 ft with a max elevation of 1,513 ft then descends -2,614 ft.
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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
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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  • + 1
Philatho (Jan 6, 2019 at 17:10)
Hey Shane, that elevation is over about 16km. It's not steep at all, exactly as you'd expect a train line. Cheers
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  • + 0
Dirtydogg (Dec 8, 2017 at 12:25)
Best part of the track, especially through benarkin state forest
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bikepacking
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Brisbane Valley Rail Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1,299 ft
  • Altitude min
    72 ft
  • Altitude start
    118 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,417 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -16.7%
  • Grade min
    19.5%
  • Distance climb
    52 miles
  • Distance down
    40 miles
  • Distance flat
    9 miles
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)
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