Weekenders

The Bicentennial National Trail is suitable for weekend family excursions as well as longer trips.

We have a series of booklets, called Weekenders, which provide a taste of life on the Trail.

Weekenders can be purchased from our Shop or from visitor information centres in nearby towns.

Weekenders provide an introduction to the BNT

Weekenders provide an introduction to the BNT

1. Mt Perry: walk, cycle or ride 18km

2. Paradise Dam: walk, cycle or ride 23km and 26km.

3. Kilkivan to Woolooga: walk, cycle or ride 35km.

4. Mary River: walk, cycle or ride 48km.

5. Brisbane Valley Rail Trail: walk, cycle or ride 100km.

We hope to extend the number of Weekenders over time.

Recollections

It was created with the USA’s 3,500-kilometre Appalachian Trail in mind, but this one, over five million footsteps in length, is the longest in the world. … The Appalachian trail cost more than $95 million; this one just $200,000 in

Celebration: Australia's Bicentenary in Pictures

1989

We chose to put ourselves under pressure, we chose the timeline, and we chose the trail, but what we didn’t chose were all the challenges that came up every single day but which, over time, we learnt to be grateful

Vicki Saunders

2013

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