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491 mi 791 km of trail 21 Featured Hikes

Gems 8 Gems Easy Trails 89 Trails Intermediate Trails 75 Trails Hard Trails 14 Trails
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Gems in North Island - 8

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Favorite The sunrise over the Tararuas is worth getting up at 3am for.

S-K Traverse

49.5 mi 79.7 km • Point to Point • 19,509 ft Ascent 5946.3 m Ascent

Singletrack Levin, NZ

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Favorite Overlooking the path in front of me with the ocean and the South Island in the background.

Wellington Hills: Tip Track - Red Rocks

8.7 mi 14.0 km • Loop • 1,591 ft Ascent 484.96 m Ascent

Singletrack Brooklyn, NZ

( 2 )
Favorite Whatipu scenery near the parking lot.

Whatipu Loop

9.6 mi 15.5 km • Loop • 2,426 ft Ascent 739.44 m Ascent

Singletrack Titirangi, NZ

( 2 )
Favorite Mt. Jumbo on a good day. Hard to beat.

Jumbo Holdsworth Loop

13.9 mi 22.3 km • Loop • 4,161 ft Ascent 1268.26 m Ascent

Singletrack Masterton, NZ

( 3 )
Favorite Lake Waikaremoana from the Panekire bluffs.

Lake Waikaremoana Track

29.9 mi 48.1 km • Point to Point • 6,394 ft Ascent 1948.74 m Ascent

Singletrack Wairoa, NZ

( 3 )
Favorite Emerald Lakes.

Tongariro Northern Circuit

27.9 mi 44.9 km • Loop • 4,686 ft Ascent 1428.26 m Ascent

Singletrack Ohakune, NZ

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Favorite Lookout for the benched trail. :)

Tarawera Trail

17.9 mi 28.8 km • Out and Back • 3,148 ft Ascent 959.44 m Ascent

Singletrack Rotorua, NZ

( 1 )
Favorite Looking back at the cascades on the Lake Surprise trail

Lake Surprise Out-and-Back

6.4 mi 10.3 km • Out and Back • 1,755 ft Ascent 535.01 m Ascent

Singletrack Ohakune, NZ

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Trails in North Island - 157

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12.0 mi 19.2 km #1 Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Turangi, NZ
12.0 mi 19.2 km Turangi, NZ
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3.7 mi 5.9 km #2 Webb Creek Pinnacles Track
Thames, NZ
3.7 mi 5.9 km Thames, NZ
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5.6 mi 9.0 km #3 Tama Lakes Track
Ohakune, NZ
5.6 mi 9.0 km Ohakune, NZ
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2.1 mi 3.4 km #4 Omanawanui Track
Titirangi, NZ
2.1 mi 3.4 km Titirangi, NZ
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3.8 mi 6.1 km #5 Taranaki Falls Trail
Ohakune, NZ
3.8 mi 6.1 km Ohakune, NZ
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2.3 mi 3.6 km #6 Gentle Annie Track
Masterton, NZ
2.3 mi 3.6 km Masterton, NZ
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2.3 mi 3.7 km #7 Round Track
Otorohanga, NZ
2.3 mi 3.7 km Otorohanga, NZ
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8.5 mi 13.6 km #8 Umukarikari Track
Turangi, NZ
8.5 mi 13.6 km Turangi, NZ
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2.6 mi 4.1 km #9 Cornish Street
Petone, NZ
2.6 mi 4.1 km Petone, NZ
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3.9 mi 6.3 km #10 Red Rocks Track - Pari-Whero
Brooklyn, NZ
3.9 mi 6.3 km Brooklyn, NZ
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0.2 mi 0.3 km #11 Wrights Hill Lookout Trail
Brooklyn, NZ
0.2 mi 0.3 km Brooklyn, NZ
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1.4 mi 2.2 km #12 Raingauge Spur Track
Masterton, NZ
1.4 mi 2.2 km Masterton, NZ
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1.7 mi 2.7 km #13 Salvation
Brooklyn, NZ
1.7 mi 2.7 km Brooklyn, NZ
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0.7 mi 1.1 km #14 Round Knob
Porirua, NZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km Porirua, NZ
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28.0 mi 45.1 km #15 42 Traverse
Turangi, NZ
28.0 mi 45.1 km Turangi, NZ
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5.1 mi 8.2 km #16 K2K Trail
Taupo, NZ
5.1 mi 8.2 km Taupo, NZ
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #17 Upper Utiwai
Porirua, NZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km Porirua, NZ
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1.8 mi 2.9 km #18 Transient
Kelburn, NZ
1.8 mi 2.9 km Kelburn, NZ
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8.4 mi 13.5 km #19 Tukino Skifield Access Road
Waiouru, NZ
8.4 mi 13.5 km Waiouru, NZ
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2.3 mi 3.7 km #20 Jumbo Holdsworth Ridgeline Track
Masterton, NZ
2.3 mi 3.7 km Masterton, NZ
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