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 Australian Botanic Gardens and MOVE.

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

Cycle in Greater Shepparton Guide


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.

Walk in Greater 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

Activities in the Park

Greater Shepparton, 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.

Cussen Park

100 Tatura-Undera Road, Tatura

Cussen Park is a bushland style park encompassing 33 hectares of wetlands, woodlands and open space on the northern outskirts of the town of Tatura.

Cycle in Greater Shepparton Guide


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.

Rock Correa Interpretive Walking Track at Tallis Wine

195 Major Plains Road, Dookie

This breathtaking walk takes in the magnificent panoramic views from the Dookie hills, using interpretive signage at eleven points along the way to raise awareness of the Yorta Yorta people as the Traditional Owners.

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.

The Flats


The Flats is a significant cultural area located on the floodplain between Shepparton and Mooroopna. Interpretative signage was installed in 2013 to record the history for educational and tourism purposes. Book guided tours with an Elder through Yorta Yorta Nation on 5832 0222 or

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Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre, located at 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton, (Ground floor, SAM building) 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.

Open: 9.00am to 5.00pm everyday except Christmas Day.
Telephone Enquiries: 1800 808 839 (Toll-free within Australia) or +61-3-5832 9330 (outside Australia)

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