Murray to Mountains Region Rail Trails
This region offers historic towns, numerous wineries, far too many gastro temptations including cheese factories, chocolate shops, olive oil stores, honey and berry farms.
Its renowned Pedal to Produce scheme, plus cafes and restaurants, complete with a host of natural alpine attractions has helped this brilliant network of rail trails to become known Australia wide as a ‘touring Mecca’ ideal for family 2wheel Rail Trail touring!
The Murray to Mountains Rail Trail network features the following excellent rides:
- Wangaratta to Beechworth – 41km
- Wangaratta to Milawa Gourmet Region – 15km
- Milawa – Gapsted to Bright – 38km
- Wangaratta to Bright – 83km
- Rutherglen to Corowa – 11km
Gapsted to Bright
This amazing 38km rail trail from Gapsted Winery (pictured) to Bright winds up stream along the flood plains of the Ovens Valley River through Myrtleford to Porepunkah nestled at the foot of Mt Buffalo and onto the Colours of Autumn township of Bright.
Destinations are in Alphabetical A-Z order by town name are highly recommended. .
Albury, New South Wales
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telephone: (02) 6025 4177
Country, New South Wales
This is a store for the "enthusiast". Its passionate staff loves their cycling whatever the discipline. They operate fully equipped workshops and carry a wide range of quality mountain, hybrid, road, triathlon and BMX bikes plus accessories that can meet everyone in the family’s two wheeled needs.
telephone: 02 6041 5411
Albury, New South Wales
Sit outside and soak up the sun and enjoy a lite snack from their range of meals while sipping a Monte Coffee.
Very supportive Bike Paths & Rail Trails edition 9 stockist!
telephone: 03 5762 1040
Sit back and enjoy the warmth of their open fire, the aroma of freshly ground coffee and the gentle hum of friendly conversation. They often have live music and do wine and local produce tastings.
telephone: 03 5750 1654
Luxury spa and woodfire accommodation for couples, families or small groups having that special get together.
telephone: 03 5755 1301
Overlooking the river and mountains, pop in for a micro brewed ‘six-pak beer range taster’ and a bite, whilst the kids enjoy a spin in the adjacent adventure playground.
telephone: 03 5750 1233
Here you can get the latest accommodation, bike tours, Pedal to Produce and local travel info.
telephone: 03 5750 1442
This is Australia’s bike rental capital, subsequently they carry a huge range of mountain and trail bikes for hire to suit all sizes. Their expert team can check your maps, supply any touring gear you might need or even a new bike and help inspire you to discover their regional trails in style.
telephone: 03 5756 2356
Established in 1989 by wine maker Kel and Janelle Boynton, this family owned five star award winning business captures the beauty and true essence of the Alpine Region.
Relax on their cafe-garden-deck over a delicious long lunch with a bottle of their fine cool climate wine, whilst you photograph the breathtaking views across the valley to Mount Feathertop and beyond.
telephone: 03 5750 1312
Right in the heart of Bright, they showcase the Alpine region's bountiful produce in an intimate venue where you can indulge in their passion for great coffee whilst enjoying their forbidden treats and a range of local wines.
telephone: 03 5755 2199
Modern cafe, with a deck overlooking the river and attached to the Visitors Information Centre. Try their pasta, focaccias, big breakfast, pancakes etc from a wide menu. Great for kids as there’s a playground nearby.
telephone: 03 5755 1255
Nestled on the banks of the picturesque Ovens River in Bright is the Riverbank Park Motel. Family owned and operated, the motel offers quality 3 star accommodation with hospitality so warm and friendly you'll feel at home the moment you pedal in.
This popular local Bayside bookstore carries stocks of our top selling Bike Paths & Rail Trails edition 9 guides!
telephone: 03 5756 2350
Buckland Valley, Victoria
Come and see, hear and feel real live alpacas at a real working stud. Get up close and personal with these gorgeous, inquisitive and friendly animals- even newborn babies – you will love it!