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      There is a network of bike tracks running along side the Ashburton River. The 11.5km MTB Loop on the north side that is used for club races and an annual 6 hour race. There is also a track from here all the way to the river mouth and a track on the south side of the river from the bridge to Lake Hood.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: City Managed
      Hakatere Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Best starting point is the Skills Park off Dobson Street West. You can also access the tracks from the ends of Melrose Road, Chalmers Ave and Trevors Road.
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      Region Details
      • 2
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      • 1
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 17, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      6
      Trails Mountain Bike
      6
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      497 ft
      Total Vertical
      392 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      454 ft
      Reports
      63
      Photos
      74
      Ridden Counter
      532

      Photos of Ashburton Mountain Bike

      12 |
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 12:53am
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      Jun 30, 2022 @ 12:53am
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      Jun 30, 2022 @ 12:53am
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      Jun 30, 2022 @ 12:53am
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      6 |
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 12:52am
      Jun 30, 2022
      7 |
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 12:52am
      Jun 30, 2022
      247 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017

      Videos of Ashburton Mountain Bike

      102 | Aug 22, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Ashburton MTB Loop
      Feb 8, 2024 @ 12:20am
      Feb 8, 2024
      IdealGreat to see Mountain Bike Ashburton...camerasam
      Lake Hood Trail
      Jun 2, 2023 @ 4:35pm
      Jun 2, 2023
      Idealsparkynzl
      River Walkway Skills Park Link
      Jun 4, 2023 @ 4:21pm
      Jun 4, 2023
      Idealsparkynzl
      Lake Hood Walkway/Cycleway
      Mar 26, 2022 @ 1:56pm
      Mar 26, 2022
      IdealDerick-Selman
      South Bank Trail
      Jan 17, 2022 @ 1:23pm
      Jan 17, 2022
      DryMr-Haven MVMBC
      Ashburton/Hakatere River Trail
      Jan 17, 2022 @ 1:23pm
      Jan 17, 2022
      VariableIs open, parts of the track have been...Mr-Haven MVMBC
      River Walkway
      Jan 17, 2022 @ 1:23pm
      Jan 17, 2022
      VariableIs Open, mostly good condition, the...Mr-Haven MVMBC
      Boards n Bolders
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 3:23pm
      Jul 4, 2020
      Idealbryanmmch

      Activity Feed

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      kiwirock22riddentrailactivity #49566370
      Feb 26, 2024 @ 7:09pm
      Feb 26, 2024
      JiTVQwishlisttrailactivity #46415311
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 3:20am
      Nov 18, 2023
      AndreaBiddleriddenskillparkactivity #44829789
      Oct 3, 2023 @ 3:48pm
      Oct 3, 2023
      BananaBoyNZwishlistregionactivity #41520832
      Jul 4, 2023 @ 10:31pm
      Jul 4, 2023
      sparkynzladdreportactivity #40648273 and 1 more
      Jun 5, 2023 @ 3:44pm
      Jun 5, 2023

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      nathankershawtrailAshburton MTB LoopI second see ccrawford11; this track...
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 2:22pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      ccrawford11skillparkACL Skills ParkI can't believe nobody has commented on this...
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 6:04pm
      Jul 14, 2020
      ccrawford11trailAshburton MTB LoopThis trail is great for the terrain they...
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 5:58pm
      Jul 14, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Mt Hutt Bike Park 5 15 3 126.1 km
      Orari 426.2 km
      McHugh's Forest 134.7 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike624 miles499 ft5 miles394 ft
      #4,218#114746311,699
      E-Bike519 miles397 ft4 miles394 ft
      #1,691#6359121
      Horse15 miles75 ft1 mile141 ft
      35
      Hike524 miles499 ft5 miles394 ft
      #4,759#114542
      Trail Running524 miles499 ft5 miles394 ft
      #4,779#1155439
      Dirtbike/Moto15 miles75 ft1 mile141 ft
      34
      • By jamesreidrides MBA & contributors
      • Admins: MBA, ryan-mooore
      • #14680 - 8,430 views

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