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“Linville to Blackbutt on the BVRT” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
(07) 3813 0074
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Ranked #88 of 164 Activities in Brisbane
Cabaralh QLD
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“Linville to Blackbutt on the BVRT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A truly memorable cycling adventure. 22km slightly up hill from Linville through stunning country to Blackbutt and then free wheeling all the way back. The surface is good and the track is well sign posted. We packed a picnic lunch and enjoyed it sitting by a creek in the Benarkin State Forest listening to the bell birds. A great way to really enjoy our unique and beautiful country. Loved it!

Visited August 2013
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“not a bad way to spend a day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

nice way to spend a slow day , on old steam train and markets if you are a them park nut this maybe to slow for you

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“Mountain Bike Brisbane Valley Rail Trail”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

My wife and I have previously ridden from Linville to Blackbutt and back twice and loved it. For the long weekend just gone,we put packs on our bikes and rode LInville to Blackbutt and on to Yarraman.Blackbutt to Yarraman is another 20klms. The track from Blackbutt to Yarraman is half maintained and funded by Toowommba Council and not quite as good as the sections maintained by Sommerset Council. There is one big problem at an old station site called Gilla, you will find a 5 strand barb wire fence completely blocking the trail. Not the most welcome site. We had to bush bash and find a broken bit of fence and then get out bikes over it. If you are riding from Blackbutt, not long before this fence it is possible to get off the trail and onto a dirt road for a klm or so, before the fence Quite hilly road, but no fence to climb. Look out for stock crossing gates to get to the road. Take water and food too, as there is nothing along the way. We averaged riding speed of about 9klms from Linville ( I am 57 and wife 51 ) and a bit better back to Linville. It is about 43 klms each way.The Yarraman pub would be a good place to eat and stay, $45 per night for a double and dinner specials from $10. The ride is going to be a great tourist drawcard in a few years time. Cetainly the facilities in the towns and the maintainance of the trail is not as good as Otago Rail Trail, but is certainly an adventure and we will do it again soon.

Visited June 2012
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“Bring your bike”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

I've ridden from Coominya to Esk. Best tackled in winter and keep an eye out on the trail website for flood closures during summer.

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