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Railway Rise, Arklow Trails

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 2.5 km
    • Mountain Bike Easy

Railway Rise is a 2.5 km green climb up an old railway formation.

Trail Start

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Railway Rise can be accessed from Ray's trail car park and via Arklow Adaptive Trail

Trail End

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The trail ends where it intercepts Highland Hwy and Jarrah Jaunt

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This 2.5 km trail gets it's name from the old railway formation it follows through the jarrah forest. The trail is uphill all the way and while it is not overly steep it doesn't give you much rest along the way.

The trail can be accessed from Ray's Trail car park on Harris River Road, just past the winery. Follw the signs and cross the road to ride out on Arklow Adaptive and link into Railway RIse. You can then return to Arklow Adaptive along Jarrah Jaunt or keep going along Highland Highway for a longer ride. 

All the trails in this loop are green.

Collie Visitor Centre

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  • The Colliefields

    Cycle friendly budget accommodation, with secure bike storage at the rear. (You can take your bike up to your room if you prefer) Free breakfast with your room. Cafe open for cooked breakfast and lunch daily. (08) 9734 2052

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Time / Duration

Depends on which trails in the network you ride.

Length

Can form part of a longer ride by using other trails in the network

What To Pack

Group C (Mountain bike trails) required.

Trail Start

Railway Rise can be accessed from Ray's trail car park and via Arklow Adaptive Trail

Get directions

Trail End

The trail ends where it intercepts Highland Hwy and Jarrah Jaunt

Get directions

Mountain Bike

Easy

Likely to be a combination of fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and relatively free of unavoidable obstacles. Short sections may exceed these criteria. Frequent encounters are likely with walkers, runners, horse riders and other cyclists. Suitable for beginner/novice mountain bikers in good health with basic mountain bike
skills and using off-road bikes.

Difficulty Notes

This trail is not technically difficult but has a steady rise all the way.
An easy trail to ride, but can only be accessed as part of a 14 km green loop, incorporating other trails in the network

Facilities

Shuttle Service - TraaVerse 0417 654 426

Best time of year

March to November or early mornings

Fees

Trail Access

Bus or self drive from Perth to Collie. Drive or local shuttle service to trail head. You can ride from Collie to the trail network via the Munda Biddi Track

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