Ride Yarra Ranges

An initiative of Yarra Ranges Council, delivering sustainable world-class trails
that immerse you in the natural beauty of the Yarra Valley.

Warburton Mountain Bike Destination

We’re planning a world-class mountain biking destination in Warburton. When complete, the network would feature 62 trails spanning 176km across three zones on Mt Donna Buang, Mt Little Joe and Mt Tugwell.

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Project highlights

IMBA gold status

Trails built to the highest IMBA standards for riders of all levels that can be ridden all year!

Economy boost

159 new jobs, $31.2 million in economic spend.

Yarra Valley Trail

The proposed Yarra Valley Trail has been described as a game changer for tourism in the Yarra Valley. The 40+ kilometre long trail would link Lilydale, Yarra Glen, Healesville and join into the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail.

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Project highlights

Economy boost

120 new jobs, 2.19 benefit cost ratio, $16 million in economic spend.

Connected communities

40+ km of trail linking Lilydale, Yarra Glen Healesville and joining into the Lilydale Warburton Rail Trail.

Community health

The trail network will provide an enjoyable and easy way for residents and visitors to stay healthy and active.


Yarra Ranges Council has applied for the following funding to support the Warburton Mountain Bike Destination Project and Yarra Valley Trail Project.

Warburton Mountain Bike Destination

Stage 1 – Total cost $11.3m

Federal Gov Building Better Regions Fund – $3m – Committed
State Gov – Growing Suburbs Fund – $3m – Committed
Yarra Ranges Council – $2.7m – Committed
Federal Gov – Regional Growth Fund – $2.3m – Committed
Warburton & Yarra Junction Community Bank – $300k – Committed

Yarra Valley Trail

Stage 1 – Total cost $8.5m

Federal Gov – Regional Growth – $2.5m – Committed
State Gov – Growing Suburbs Fund – $2.5m – Committed
Yarra Ranges Council – $2.5m – Committed
State Gov – Eastern Metro Partnership – $1m – Committed

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Yarra Ranges Shire Council
P.O. Box 105, Anderson Street
Lilydale, VIC 3140

T : 1300 368 333