Kirwans Rushy Whroote


  • Distance: 78 km loop
  • Description: The ride is mostly on secluded gravel tracks, through the scenic native ironbark forests in the Heathcote-Rushworth National and State Parks.
  • Amenities: Rushworth, Murchison. Nagambie (off-route).
  • Accommodation: Rushworth, Murchison. Free camping and some designated campsites in Heathcote-Rushworth State and National Parks.
  • Ride surfaces: 12% stabilised path, 69% gravel, 19% quiet sealed roads, 1% busy sealed roads.
  • Terrain: The ride is flat, although rolling in parts. Total vertical metres = 512m.
  • Suggested Ride: Start at Rushworth and ride anti-clockwise.
  • Highlights: The ironbark forest, particularly when wattle is in bloom (early spring). Rushworth historic town.
  • Link to gpx file: Download gpx file from this link –Kirwans Rushy Whroote
  • More detail: Youtube ride through video – Kirwans Rushy Whroote
  • Connects with: Ghostown Gambol, Golden Black Track, Yellowbelly Track, Nagambie Meander, Waranga Whirl. See – the GABCY Network.
  • Pics:

The video below is a virtual ride through of the route (70 seconds).

Kirwans Rushy Whroote – ride through video


The GPX file is available from this link – Kirwans Rushy Whroote GPX file


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