4 Trails Ride. Belgrave to Kooyong – “URGENT UPDATE”

NOTE THERE ARE NO TRAINS TO SOUTHERN CROSS STATION   – NEW STARTING POINT

Date:         Sunday 21st April 2013

Where:      FLINDERS STREET STATION ON THE LILYDALE – BELGRAVE PLATFORM

When:        TRAIN LEAVES AT 0907 for Lilydale and change trains at Ringwood

Distance:      45 – 50 klms (approx).

Cost:       Free – need MYKI card and refreshments.

Suits:           Adults, any maintained bike – Ride involves some HILLS and sections of road riding.

Description:        After meeting on the platform  we “train ride” to Ringwood Station & change trains for the Belgave line for the start of this ride.  We make our way from the station via Upper Ferntreee Gully to Blind Creek Path (Knox cycleway).  This trail heads to Knox City and eventually to the Dandenong Creek Trail and the option of a stop at Jells Park.  From Jells Park it is a rather hilly negotiation of some marked but local streets on the Scotchmans Creek Trail and onto the Gardiners Creek Trail.  This final trail can be followed to Kooyong station for rides end – distance about 47 klms.  Cyclists may choose to continue riding to Flinders Street station.

Contact:         ferdi         0409 384 977                  Peter     0400 686 801       

Report:   Glorious Autumn weather and x6 cyclists explored this  route.

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