CYCLE VICTORIA, MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDING, GOLDFIELDS TRACK: LEANGANOOK TRACK: CASTLEMAINE TO BENDIGO
The Goldfields Track is a point-to-point 210km Track that takes mountain bikers and bushwalkers through some of central Victoria's most historic towns and beautiful forests.
The Leanganook Track (60km) from Castlemaine to Bendigo is the third installment of the Goldfields Track.
It can be ridden as the last leg of the Goldfields Track or as a stand alone ride. The Leanganook Track (60km) from Castlemaine to Bendigo has yet more ever changing spectacular scenery. From the granite tors around Mt Alexander to the golden plains near Bendigo. Heritage abounds on this track, from gold rush relics, to the still in use engineering marvel that is the Coliban Water System.
This portion of the track is relatively non-technical. A suggested itinerary is below:
At Bendigo Train Station you can jump on a train and head home, or spend some time checking out Bendigo’s many and various attractions, or maybe turn your bike around.
53.836 km / 33.452 mi
1,083 m / 3,554 ft
1,137 m / 3,731 ft
730 m / 2,395 ft