Dookie Rail Trail

Dookie Rail Trail, Dookie VIC 3646, Australia

Dookie Rail Trail

Dookie Rail Trail, Dookie VIC 3646, Australia
Staff Pick
1 h 4 m
5.1 km
Easy

Summary

This walk starts at the CWA Gardens. The trail is set at the base of Mt. Saddleback. To the South you can see Mt. Major, Gentle Annie hill to the South East and to the West St. Mary's Church.

Dookie Rail Trail

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Description

This walk is for those who are keen to experience one of the rail trails scattered throughout Victoria. The Dookie trail is the first in Greater Shepparton.

5097 Views

Points of Interest

1. CWA Gardens

CWA Gardens is home to the towns historic clock, originally housed in the historic Dookie Chataeu tower and cellars, built in 1889.

2. Mount Saddleback

The trail is set at the base of Mount Saddlback. To the South you can see Mount Major, Gentle Annie hill to the South East and to the West you will see St. Mary's Church, build in 1998.

3. Branch line

The branch line to Katamatite was constructed by the Yarrawonga Shire in 1890 and taken over by the Victorian Railways in 1892. The railway was closed in 1986 and the rails removed shortly after.

4. Willy the Wombat

You might be lucky to spot this local resident whose den is under the road drain.

5. Various fauna and flora

including echidnas, blue tongue lizzards, kangaroos and even wedge tailed eagles.

Features

Public toilets Public toilets

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