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      At 22,530 hectares Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand's smallest national park. It was established in 1942 and is located at the top of the South Island; the nearest towns are Motueka, Takaka and Kaiteriteri. With its mild climate, it is a good place to visit at any time of the year.

      The most noticeable features of this park are the golden sandy beaches, the fascinating rocky outcrops (mainly granite but with a scattering of limestone and marble) and the rich, unmodified estuaries. The landscape has been modified, perhaps more than in our other national parks. The vegetation cover varies and reflects a history of fires and land clearance, but the forests are regenerating well especially in damp gullies where a rich variety of plants can be found. Black beech dominates the drier ridges.

      The more common forest birds, like tui and bellbirds, can be seen along with pukeko around the estuaries and wetlands. The park's boundary excludes the estuaries and seabed but in 1993 the Tonga Island Marine Reserve was created along one part of the Abel Tasman coast. Like a national park, all life in the reserve is protected.
      source: DoC
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: National Park
      Land Manager: Department of Conservation
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 6, 2019
      Local Trail Association


      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,524 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,253 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,254 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Popular Abel Tasman National Park Trails

      Gibbs Hill Track

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      • 0 rides
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      • 0 rides

      Activity Feed

      user #2861709WalkinshawriddentrailGibbs Hill Track
      Jan 29, 2022 @ 2:39pm
      Jan 29, 2022
      user #1158200crediblecommenttrailGibbs Hill Track
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 12:57am
      Jan 11, 2022
      user #1440314OldSkoolFreeRidewishlisttrailGibbs Hill Track
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 1:25am
      Sep 19, 2021
      user #1886579DancingridercommenttrailGibbs Hill Track
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 10:39pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      user #1184865NzantriddentrailGibbs Hill Track
      May 28, 2021 @ 1:56pm
      May 28, 2021

      Recent Comments

      user #1158200credibletrailGibbs Hill TrackAccording to DOC... "Seasonal restrictions:...
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 12:57am
      Jan 11, 2022
      user #1886579DancingridertrailGibbs Hill TrackThe climb is ~350m on the Gibbs track and a...
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 10:40pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      user #1886579DancingridertrailGibbs Hill TrackThe first part of this track (3 km ish) is...
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 10:39pm
      Jun 14, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      Canaan Downs 1 16.8 km
      Motupipi Hill 3 27.4 km
      The Rameka 1 2 17.6 km
      Kaiteriteri MTB Park 8 14 512.1 km
      Rabbit Island 428.2 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike16 miles2,523 ft3 miles1,253 ft
      Hike16 miles2,523 ft3 miles1,253 ft
      Trail Running16 miles2,523 ft3 miles1,253 ft
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