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Heritage Rail Trail is a 25.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bellevue, Western Australia, Australia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 25.5 miles Elevation Gain: 1,660 feet Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

backpacking

camping

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

bike touring

running

rails trails

views

wildlife

rocky

historic site

A long scenic ride in the Perth Hills with gentle gradients on 90% wide old railway track, 10% road. There is plenty to see and do along the way This old railway track provides a long circular loop in the Perth Hills. The surface is good and the gradients easy. The abundance of cafes and interesting scenery in the John Forrest make this a great family trail. If you are feeling brave you can also cycle through the longest railway tunnel in Western Australia. Once on the trail navigation is easy. Simply follow the wide, well surfaced track. The only major hill is the long steady climb from Greenmount to Mundaring. Take care when crossing roads. At these junctions there are signposts with distances to the towns and roads. There are plenty of great places to stop for lunch, or it is possible to ride shorter sections. The area around John Forrest is particularly scenic. The Heritage Rail Trail also connects to the Munda Biddi (heads south from Mundaring) and the Kep Track (East towards Northam from Mount Helena).

mountain biking
1 month ago

Nice well maintained trail, can access from Parkerville, Stoneville, Mt Helena, Swan view, National Park, Mundaring etc Dogs are allowed but NOT in the National Park. Mostly flat, down hill and some slight hills on the way back up.

mountain biking
2 months ago

Well signed gravel track that a hybrid bike could manage. Needn't be a full MTB. Long up and a long down. Changing views with some cool spots along the way; quary, waterfalls, disused stations, tunnels etc.

2 months ago

could anyone pls tell me where is the starting point for bike ride for this trail? I am very keen to do the loop

hiking
8 months ago

Someone said in their review that there are no dogs allowed- I don't think this is true. Along the whole trail there are signs saying to keep your dog on a leash and clean up after it. Plenty of gorgeous pooches spotted on their leashes on my ride today.

mountain biking
bugs
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over grown
rocky
8 months ago

Went for a ride on this trail with my Trek Roscoe 6 Trail Bike, it was an enjoyable experience. The main track is easy but still had some enjoyable areas to ride. The main fun is going off the main track and into the multiple side trails. You will find plenty of technical sections to challenge your riding skills, you will also find the odd jumps and gaps, but these are mostly off the main track.

hiking
scramble
9 months ago

hiking
Sat Jul 06 2019

DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED, as the app says dogs are allowed on leash we organized a hiking bringing our dog, but finally couldn’t do anything cause they aren’t allowed, not even in a vehicle

mountain biking
Sat Jun 01 2019

Great for any bike. Fantastic ride.... Beautiful day too. John Forrest National Park is amazing! (I did do the whole loop.. the last bit that's not marked is the best bit... where my photos were taken)

Short trip with the kids through the tunnel.

mountain biking
Sun May 12 2019

Perfect conditions for a family ride... Next time I might check which direction I need to go, so that the family get to go through the tunnel!

Thu Nov 22 2018

took just under 8 hours to walk. bit boring to be honest. but a great challenge. we started at glen forest at 7.30am and got back about 4.30pm with a stop at the 20km mark mundaring for lunch.

mountain biking
Fri Aug 17 2018

Really easy well maintained path. Suitable for all skill levels or bikes

Thu May 17 2018

Great easy scenic trail. Route well marked, lots to see.

Tue Sep 19 2017

What an awesome Trail. It has it all. Scenery, history, wildflowers, quaint little towns and a great coffee shop at Mundaring. It is best to start this trail at Bellevue and ride clockwise. That way you get the slow climb up and it's all downhill home. Take a headlight so you can ride through the historic tunnel.

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