Montezuma Falls Rail Trail

Point of Interest


Williamsford Road, Rosebery, Tasmania.


This 19km Rail Trail has two sections; 1.  Williamsford (walking track carpark) to Montezuma Falls - 5km 2. Montezuma Falls to Melba Flats - 14km Williamsford to Montezuma Falls The trail is a 5km dual walking and bike track starting at the carpark at the end of Williamsford road. After 500m, a track on the right leads to the original tramway formation. The trail then descends gently to the Montezuma Falls.  The surface is slightly rough from tree roots, rocks and railway sleepers. It is usually wet in places There is a steel suspension bridge that allows trail users to cross the valley however it is quite narrow a very difficult to get a bike across as the wheels are likely to slip between the decking and the bottom suspension wire. Montezuma Falls to Melba Flats Shortly after crossing the bridge you come to a picnic area & bush car park.  From here the old tramway formation is multi use for 4WDs, motorbikes and over the years has been significantly degraded 4WDs. It is wet year round and has very large ruts and hundreds of large water filled potholes which makes for extremely difficult riding.  Many are axle deep in places and span the entire track. This is definitely NOT a well surfaced rail trail and more of a difficult MTB trail.  Extra time should be allowed to complete this stretch. After about 4km you reach the turnoff and another 4WD road, the Ring River Track. Continue straight ahead along the rail trail. You have to cross several creeks with long gone timber bridges. 14kms from Montezuma Falls, at Melba Flats, you reach the Murchison Highway (A10).

Read more



Lat: -41.829256 Lng: 145.502944


For more reviews download WikiCamps NOW!

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play Get it on the Microsoft Store

Minimum requirements: iOS 12, Android 6, Windows 10