The Kilkivan to Kingaroy Rail Trail begins in Kilkivan and goes through the townships of Goomeri, Murgon, Wondai, Tingora, Wooroolin, Memerambi and Crawford before finishing in Kingaroy. The total distance is 88 km.
Kilkivan is situated 50 km north-west of Gympie, and 220 km north-west of central Brisbane. The country town is famous for its gold and copper mining industries, as well as the annual Great Kilkivan Horse Ride, which attracts a significant number of horses and riders every year. The area was officially was settled in the 1840s, and named after a prominent sheep farming property of that era. Today, Kilkivan’s history can be explored in the Kilkivan and District Museum, Mount Clara Copper Smelter and Chimney and heritage buildings.
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