The first Pilot Rail Trail in NSW
The Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail was opened on 3 April 2020 virtually, due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
Watch our opening here:
Thanks to Bicycle NSW, Rail Trails Australia and Rail Trails for NSW for their support in making this video which shows the benefits of the rail trail to local businesses.
21 km of vistas, serenity, gentle gradients and sweeping curvesVisit Snowy Valleys
Getting to the Trail
Tumbarumba to Rosewood: Jump on your bike at the Visitor Information Centre on Bridge St, meet up with the multi-use path on Cape St and cycle your way to the creekscape. Ride past the playground and pump track then cross Mate St through to Albury Close. Follow the cycle path up Albury St to the road crossing into Langlands St, continue around the corner into Figures St.
Rosewood to Tumbarumba: If driving, turn off Wagga Road at Rosewood Memorial Park.
Tumbarumba – Sawpit Creek: 6.5km (one way)
Sawpit Creek – Rosewood: 15km (one way)
Rosewood – Wolseley Park Station: 6km (one way)
We are proud to be the first Rail Trail on Government land in NSW.
Get in Touch
Reach out so we can work together to ensure you get the most out of your rail trail experience.
Tumbarumba, NSW 2653
Phone: Tumbarumba Visitor Information Centre 02 69483333
Rail Trail is maintained by Snowy Valleys Council (SVC) with guidance from a steering committee made up of local volunteers.
This site is managed by volunteer rail trail enthusiasts.
Please note this page is an unofficial page for the rail trail run by volunteers and ‘friends’ of the rail trail. We acknowledge the funding bodies as in this photo.
Always open unless Snowy Valleys Council deem it too dangerous – eg. total fire ban, flooding….
1912 – Construction began
9 March 1921 – First train to Tumbarumba from Wagga Wagga for the official opening
September 1974 – Use of railway line had ceased
3 April 2020 – Rail Trail officially opened
10 April 2021 – First Birthday celebrations and Family Fun Day