The trail is named after the Rainbow Bee-eater, also known as the Rainbow Bird.
|Rainbow Bird Trail|
Grassland, woodland, forest
The trail runs from Dereel (Dereel Hall/Dereel Lagoon, Dereel Swamp Road) to Scarsdale (Town Park/Ballarat Skipton Rail Trail, Lismore-Scarsdale Road, Scarsdale) via Berringa, the Berringa Reservoir and Moonlight Reservoir Reserves and the Jubilee Mine Historic Reserve (managed by Parks Victoria).
A brochure, produced by BODAFEG, describes the whole trail. The trail travels along various roads, including the Berringa-Dereel, Berringa-Derwent Jack's and Golden Lake Roads. It is signposted with marker bollards marked with the Rainbow Bird Trail emblem.