There's plenty to keep you on the go with an extensive network of bushwalking and cycling trails. From the popular Lilydale - Warburton Rail Trail to the glorious vista of the Yarra Ranges National Park that cradles the upper reaches of the Yarra River there is a path for you. Road cyclists enjoy the scenic rides such as the O'Shannassy Aqueduct and the challenge of the Mt Donna Buang summit.

TrailRider - All Terrain Wheelchair for free hire

The all-terrain wheelchair, or TrailRider, is available for loan by visitors and residents to the Warburton Valley. It is built to handle rugged terrain and a wide variety of tracks providing access to walking trails not suitable for a regular wheelchair.

Walk BACKSTAIRS TRACK - LITTLE JOE LOOP - TRAMWAY

DIFFICULT, 12km: For walkers who want to tick off a summit, here’s a trek that will get the heart rate up, Mt Little Joe – the 469m mini-mountain that stands proudly to the south-west of town, between Warburton and Millgrove.

Walk High-Low Aqueduct and River Run

MODERATE, 8KM: From the idyllic river and the feeling of peace you get on the valley floor to the historic Aqueduct and its impressive fern walls between which you snatch wide vistas over the Upper Yarra Valley and plenty of native bushland, this is a great walk.

Walk Into History

Following historic timber tramways that wind their way through spectacular forest and cool temperate rainforest.

Walk La La Falls

EASY, 3.2KM: The track follows beside the gurgling Four Mile Creek, snaking its way under a thick, lush forest canopy over a vibrant understory of ferns, musk daisy bush, blanket-leaf and bootlace bush.

Walk Mt Donna Buang

MODERATE TO DIFFICULT, 9KM: Donna Buang boasts enough natural beauty in its own right to guarantee it is a bushwalking gem that can be done at a leisurely pace. However, shooting up 1170-vertical metres in 9km, the Track comes into its own as a hill training venue.

Walk Richards Tramline

MODERATE, 11.3 km: Richards Tramline is a pleasant walk of around 11km that passes through some pretty bushland that brings to mind the rich logging history of the area.

Walk the "Walk Into History" Trail

MODERATE, 51.2 km: This is a fascinating journey on foot along well-preserved timber industry tramways, past old bush mills and relics of yesteryear hidden amongst the forest, reminders of when gangs of foresters called this wilderness their office.

Walk the Warburton Township Loop

EASY, 5km: With the walk being right in the middle of Warburton village, experiencing the Yarra couldn’t be easier. You can start at any of the four bridges that cross the river behind the township.

Warburton Circuit Walk

Wander through the leafy, peaceful back streets of beautiful Warburton and into the bush where the town meets the towering gum trees.

Warburton Passport - Activity for Kids

Take a trip around Warburton and find the hidden treasures that make our town so special. Gather stamps on your Warburton Passport and redeem your reward at the Waterwheel Visitor Information Centre.

Warburton's Platypus Mural

The Yarra River is a local hotspot for platypus and the platypus mural if Warburton’s unique way to raise awareness about the importance of keeping our local waterways healthy and litter-free.

Yarra Ranges National Park

Cradling the Yarra River headwaters and much of Melbourne’s water catchment, the Yarra Ranges National Park features majestic Mountain Ash trees.

Yarra State Forest Walks

Some of the best forest walks and drives in close proximity to Melbourne. Choose from a range of short or long walks, picnic or camping areas and lookouts in the mighty mountain ash forests of the region.

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