Walks and Rides:

National Parks, Reserves and Heritage Areas in and arround the Lakes Entrance area provide excellent locations for walks and bike rides. Some of these include:

  • The Lakes National Park
  • Lake Tyers Forest Park
  • Buchan Caves Reserve
  • Mitchell River National Park
  • Gippsland Lakes Coastal
  • Nyerimilang Heritage Park
  • Oriental Claims Historic Area
  • 90 Mile Beach National Park


Another popular destination for walks and bike rides is the East Gippsland Rail Trail which starts on the east bank of the Mitchell River at Bairnsdale , continues past farmland for 10 Kms to Nicholson (sealed surface) with its spectacular bridge over the river. Then 22 Kms on to Bruthen and across the Tambo River, up into the Colquhoun forest en route to Nowa Nowa and Lake Tyers at the 59 Km mark.