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Wielangta Tramway Trail - Trail Description



Wielangta Tramway Trail

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Type: Tramway trail
Location: 75km East of Hobart
Start/end: Wielangta State Forest to 
Status: Open
Length open: 6.5km
Surface: Compacted earth
Contact Region: Southern Tasmania
Suitable for walking Suitable for cycling mountain bikes



The trail follows the route of a former logging tram line so there are no steep hills. There are patches of rainforest and it’s generally a lush environment even in mid-summer. Wielangta is a local Aboriginal name meaning ‘tall trees’.

Description and map are current for 2003

An August 2012 report noted there were trees across the trail and it was mostly overgrown with ferns and cutting grass

For more information on this trail see the book Rail Trails of Tasmania.


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