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Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail - Trail Description


Gippsland Lakes Discovery Trail

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Type: Tramway trail
Location: EastGippsland, 315km east of Melbourne
Start/end: Colquhoun - junction with East Gippsland Trail to Lakes Entrance - off road trail starts 8km north at Scriveners Rd.
Status: Open
Length open: 17km
Surface: Compacted earth
Terrain: undulating, with some short steep gradients
Best seasons: All
Public transport: Coach
Features: tourist
Contact Region: Gippsland, Victoria
Mississippi Trail 4 (2006)
Mississippi Trail 4 (2006)
Suitable for walking Suitable for cycling mountain bikes Suitable for cycling touring hybrid bikes


  • This trail provides a link from the East Gippsland Rail Trail and Lakes Entrance
  • Lovely bush trail that follows an old tramway following the Mississippi Ck.
  • Remains of old cuttings, including rail and sleepers.
  • Remains of old marble quarry along the way


Access Points

  • Colquhoun - junction of East Gippsland Rail Trail and Seaton Track
  • Log Crossing Picnic area - on Log Crossing Rd
  • Lakes Entrance
  • Junction of Scriveners Rd & Colquhoun Rd 8km north of Lakes Entrance

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