Rides, Walks and Walking Trails

Great Dividing Trail
The Great Dividing Trail aims to make the hidden treasures of central Victoria's mining relics and its natural beauty accessible to walkers. As a walking trail, it allows recreational walkers and tourists the time to savor the region's unique combination of natural and human heritage.
Ballarat Bushwalking Club
The Ballarat Bushwalking & Outdoor Club is a recreational group for all ages. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The Ballarat Bushwalking & Outdoor Club runs a number of outdoor activities, usually on weekends or holidays

Ballarat - Skipton
Rail Trail

The Ballarat to Skipton Rail Trail - regarded as a significant conservation, heritage and tourism asset for the region that provides a fantastic setting to support a host of recreation pursuits including horse riding, cycling, bush walking and bird watching. For more information and maps - visit the BALBUG website - link above.
Ballarat Bicycle User Group - A great resource for cycling in and around Ballarat. Maps for training, maps for recreational riding, maps for commuter riding.
parkslogosml.gif (3187 bytes) National Parks and Reserves
Exploring National Parks and Reserves within easy reach of Ballarat
Ballarat parks and reserves provide a diverse range of experiences. All are within easy access of Ballarat. Each location has something unique to offer so we hope that this brochure helps you to plan your visit or tour.
eurtrlsml.gif (3235 bytes) Eureka Trail
Follow in the footsteps of history
A 3.5 Kilometer walk following the route taken by the government forces on 3rd december 1854