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There should be more of it?

As a cycling enthusiast I lov thes types of trails. My family and I can ride safely for fun and/or... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
maury f
Track from trail to camping

A wonderful trail you can now access the free camping in Scottsdale. Track down is a bit steep but... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Vicky C
Launceston, Australia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| 62 km north east of Launceston, Scottsdale, Tasmania 7260, Australia
+61 457 740 076
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

As a cycling enthusiast I lov thes types of trails. My family and I can ride safely for fun and/or fitness. A pity it wasn't longer to justify camping or accomodation for a night. Beautiful vegetation and changing scenery out and back. Great coffee at...More

2  Thank maury f
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful trail you can now access the free camping in Scottsdale. Track down is a bit steep but OK on a touring bike . Well done Rotary for the track and the Lion's club for the camping

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The drive from Launceston to Scottsdale was spectacular. The next morning we left from the old railway station for a 30 minute ride. It was beautiful and we enjoyed the downhill gradient. After riding through a variety of environments we turned around and pushed back...More

4  Thank Bernadette L
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I've jogged on and ridden sections of the rail trail. The scenery is gorgeous. It's super quiet and tranquil. Barely anyone uses it. The absolute highlight was getting dropped off at the top of the Kamona Hill and riding several kilometres downhill through incredible Tassie...More

Thank VeryAmateurReviewer
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The North East Rail Trail runs between the Billy Cock Hill just west of Branxholm and Scottsdale in the North East of Tasmania. It is 26km of excellent gravel surface with the main gradient running east from Scottsdale. Maximum gradient is around 3%. There is...More

3  Thank cyclinghobo
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is an interesting walk or ride through the bush with interesting signs about the history of the railway positioned along the way. I was impressed with the Komana Station shelter, complete with a picnic table.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 25 December 2016

A very well-maintained trail lined with beautiful plant life and plenty of shade on the hills. We just did the downhill due to time constraints, but if you wanted a bit of exercise it would be worth going up and back.

Thank africabound10
Reviewed 13 May 2016

(62 klms north east of Launceston,to Scottsdale) From Scottsdale town center, there is an exciting bike trail. It follows the old rail line from Scottsdale to Biilycock Hill/Tulendeena Station. The length of the ride is 28klms and was made possible by a lot of volunteer...More

Thank Andrew M
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Response from cyclinghobo | Reviewed this property |
Yes At the Art House Gallery and Cafe in the main street