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Tararua Forest Park

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18 mi 29 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 2 Trails Intermediate Trails 5 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Tararua Forest Park - 2

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

S-K Traverse

49.5 mi 79.7 km 19,509' Up 5946.3 m Up 19,825' Down 6042.51 m Down

Levin, NZ
Favorite Mt. Jumbo on a good day. Hard to beat.
Difficult

Jumbo Holdsworth Loop

13.9 mi 22.3 km 4,161' Up 1268.26 m Up 4,163' Down 1268.99 m Down

Masterton, NZ

Trails in Tararua Forest Park - 8

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1.4 mi 2.2 km #1Raingauge Spur Track
Very Difficult
Masterton, NZ
Very Difficult
Masterton, NZ
2.3 mi 3.7 km #2Jumbo Holdsworth Ridgeline Track
Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
2.3 mi 3.6 km #3Gentle Annie Track
Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
2.1 mi 3.4 km #4Mount Holdsworth Track
Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5Donnelly Flat Loop
Easy
Masterton, NZ
Easy
Masterton, NZ
3.4 mi 5.5 km #6Old Sign Post Track
Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
1.1 mi 1.7 km #7River Ridge Track
Difficult
Masterton, NZ
Difficult
Masterton, NZ
4.2 mi 6.7 km #8Atiwhakatu Track
Easy/Intermediate
Masterton, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
Masterton, NZ

Photos of Tararua Forest Park - 28

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The sunrise over the Tararuas is worth getting up at 3am for.
Dec 18, 2016 near Levin, NZ
Endless ridges form the main range.
Dec 18, 2016 near Levin, NZ
Mt. Jumbo on a good day. Hard to beat.
Aug 7, 2016 near Masterton, NZ
View above Jumbo Hut.
Jul 11, 2016 near Masterton, NZ
Distant ridges create a series of challenges and targets to be met. CHARGE!
Dec 18, 2016 near Otaki, NZ
With more lumps than grandma's custard, you'll need perfect weather for this run.
Dec 18, 2016 near Otaki, NZ
SK main range.
Sep 13, 2016 near Otaki, NZ
Early pre-season snow near Holdsworth summit.
Aug 7, 2016 near Masterton, NZ