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Greater Shepparton offers cycling enthusiasts and pedestrians a variety of paths and routes to explore. Whether you are seeking a leisurely ride for the family, a scenic bush walk or the ultimate offroad experience, Greater Shepparton has it all.

The shared pathway network winds its way from the north of Shepparton, at Water's Reserve, South along the Goulburn River to the centre of the City, and branches West to Mooroopna and south to Kialla Lakes.

The pathways run through areas of natural beauty, including forest and river environments, and is connected in places by on road access links. 

Greater Shepparton is home to not one, but two Rail Trails in Dookie and Murchison.  The Dookie Rail Trail offers a short, scenic ride for cyclists through a classic Australian cropping landscape.

The Murchison Rail Trail follows part of the former Rushworth-Murchison to Melbourne railway, and offers a short, scenic cycle or walk through the significant river red gum wetlands of Doctor’s Swamp.

For the mountain bike enthusiasts there is a purpose built mountain bike park at Mt Major near Dookie, providing a variety of downhill and cross country circuits.  A world class BMX track at the Shepparton Sports Precinct caters for all levels and plays host to a number of state national and international events.

Greater Shepparton also has a number of on road, flat cycling and training loops traversing our picturesque country landscapes or for the extreme racer the Shepparton velodrome provides a fast training and racing option.

Cycle Greater Shepparton
Rail Trails in Greater Shepparton
Mt Major Mountain Bike Trails

Activities in the Park

Office located at Aquamoves
Tom Collins Drive, Shepparton

A program providing free and low cost activities to residents and visitors throughout Greater Shepparton annually from September to April.

Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton

Botanic Gardens Avenue (formerly Kialla Tip Road), Kialla

The Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton uses Australian native plants in themed gardens designed to represent the cultural, environmental, historical and agricultural characteristics of Greater Shepparton and the Goulburn Valley.

Cycle in Greater Shepparton Guide

Shepparton

The Cycle in Greater Shepparton booklet is a 70 page cycling guide that has all the information you need to know about cycling in the Greater Shepparton region.

Dookie Rail Trail

67-71 Mary Street, Dookie

The Dookie Rail Trail offers scenic views of rolling hills, seasonal crops, wildlife and a town with spirit. This trail is suitable for all ages, with gentle hill climbs and great views of the Dookie & Yabba Districts.

Mulana nin iyoga walking trail, Mount Major

Cashel Road & Ryans, Road, Dookie

This 4.6km return walk offers lovely views to the north and west as you move up the slopes to the peak of Mount Major offering views of Dookie and surrounding hills, Dookie Agricultural College and the ranges to the south and east. Interpretive signs along the trail provide an insight into the area's rich cultural history.

Murchison Rail Trail

Gregory Road, Murchison

An 8-kilometre section of trail from the Murchison Township to the rail bridge at Channel Inlet Road which includes the recently refurbished historically significant bridge over the Stuart Murray Canal and borders the unique ecosystem of Doctor's Swamp wetlands.

Shepparton Tower

8 Fraser Street, Shepparton

Located at 8 Fraser Street, Shepparton, just off the Maude Street Mall, the Tower is open from 8.00am to dusk, seven days a week, with free entry.

Walk in Greater Shepparton

Shepparton

"Walk in Greater Shepparton" is a 50 page walking guide that has all the information you need to know about walking in the Greater Shepparton region

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Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre, located at 33 Nixon Street, Shepparton, is your first stop for information on things to see and do and where to stay while in Greater Shepparton. Providing quality information and brochures on accommodation, attractions, events and activities, the friendly staff and volunteers have the expert knowledge to make your stay in the region a memorable one.

Please note: From Tuesday 4 August 2020 the Visitor Centre is closed for walk-in enquiries. Staff are available to assist by phone, email and social media 9.00am to 5.00pm every day.
Telephone Enquiries: 1800 808 839 (Toll-free within Australia) or +61-3-5832 9330 (outside Australia)

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