Upper Buckle Trail - Fast Facts

Trail number


Trail length

0.7 kilometres

Elevation variance

20 metres

Trail type

Single trail

Trail surface

Smooth dirt with some roots

Weather affected

Prone to be muddy after medium rain

Trail condition sources

Parks Victoria Lysterfield website - Refer to change of conditions section.

Trail features

Twisting single track

Trail obstacles


Trail Rating

Trail rating


Rating basis


Night riding

Great for night riding. Access from 24 hour car park at Horswood Road after park hours.

Family Friendly


Trail Map and GPX File

Clicking on the image below will take you through to the Lysterfield District Trail Riders map. This is more up to date than the Parks Victoria map as it shows the new Follow Me trail and the new Aneurysm trail. Upper Buckle Trail is the one shown in dark pink on the map below.

Click Image For Trail Map


No GPX download

Trail Description

The following photo gallery has been taken in order from the western end to the eastern end of the trail. The trail is fairly short at only 770 metres long. It combines slight climbs and descents with curving and switchback sections and a few obstacles.

The Upper Buckle Trail can be ridden in either direction.

Trail Videos

No video available for this trail.

Parking and Facilities
Parking is available at Horswood Road and Hallam North Road entrances. 24 hour access and parking for MTBers is located just outside the Horswood Road entrance.
Toilet facilities are available at the Horswood Road picnic areas and Hallam North Road car park.
Drinking water is available at the Horswood Road picnic areas and Hallam North Road car park.
Food and drinks are available at the Trailmix cafe which is located near the Horswood Road picnic areas.
Trail information can be found adjacent to the Horswood Road gates (on northern side of road) and at Hallam North Road.