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Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail

Queensland - Central

Location: Capricorn Coast, 633km north of Brisbane
Length: 4.5 km
Surface: Sealed
Start / End: Rockhampton to Yeppoon
Public Transport: Coach
Suitable for:
  • Cycling – Mountain BikesCycling – Mountain Bikes
  • Cycling – Touring and Hybrid BikesCycling – Touring and Hybrid Bikes
  • WalkingWalking

Map Legend:

  • Rail Trail
  • On Road
  • Possible Rail Trail
  • Other Trail
  • former Railway

DETAILS

Why visit the Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail?

  • At the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Caravan parks, motels, hotel and dining close to the trail
  • Foreshore parks, gardens and walkways
  • Railway history and heritage

Attractions

  • Birdlife and wildlife
  • Good climate most of the year
  • Pineapple and sunflower farms
  • National Parks
  • Yeppoon Lagoon and Beach

Trail Guide

  • Parking on Braithwaite St  and Barmaryee Rd, Yeppoon and Putt St, Barmaryee
  • Drinking water and toilets
  • Dogs on lead

Background Information

The railway line was constructed in 1909 and was closed beyond Broadmeadows when its main loading, pineapples, were shifted to road transport in 2006.

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NEWS

Capricorn Coast Pineapple rail trail to roll through revitalised Station Quarter

Posted: 03/07/20

A new extension to the Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail will provide safe and convenient ...

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Pineapple Rail Trail rolls closer to Yeppoon Foreshore

Posted: 22/02/20

Pedestrians and cyclists in Yeppoon are set to benefit from a $455,000 extension to the Capricorn ...

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Have Your Say on the Future Development of the Capricorn Coast Rail Trail

Posted: 30/01/19

Livingstone Shire Council based in Yeppoon, central Queensland, is seeking feedback for Stages 2,3 and 4 of ...

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Temporary closure of the Pineapple Rail Trail

Posted: 08/05/16

The Pineapple Rail Trail ( Yeppoon) will be partially closed  for repairs. The Livenstone Regional Council ...

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Join the friends of the Pineapple Rail Trail (Yeppoon QLD.) meeting on Wednesday March 2

Posted: 28/02/16

We all know that our beautiful Rail Trail needs to go a bit further than 4...

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Brisbane Valley Rail Trail Petition

Posted: 19/05/15

The Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT) once complete, will run from Ipswich (50km west of ...

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Flood Damage to Queensland Rail trail

Posted: 11/04/14

Queensland newest rail trail, The Pineapple Rail Trail on the Capricorn Coast , east of Rockhampton ...

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Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail Opening

Posted: 13/01/14

On  Sunday 26 January (Australia Day 2014) the Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail in Yeppoon will be ...

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Construction Starts on Capricorn Coast Rail Trail

Posted: 03/12/12

The Queensland Goverenment has honoured previously promised funding for the construction of the first section ...

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Funding for Capricorn Coast Rail Trail (QLD)

Posted: 02/07/11

Paul Hoolihan MP, Member for Keppel announced that this year’s State Budget will provide $1.1 ...

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