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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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      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 2
      • 1
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jun 2, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      6
      Trails Mountain Bike
      6
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      507 ft
      Total Vertical
      392 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      454 ft
      Reports
      28
      Photos
      62
      Ridden Counter
      314

      Photos of Ashburton Mountain Bike

      33 |
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 3:14am
      Apr 11, 2021
      19 |
      Apr 7, 2021 @ 11:11pm
      Apr 7, 2021
      22 |
      Apr 7, 2021 @ 11:10pm
      Apr 7, 2021
      24 |
      Feb 3, 2021 @ 12:58am
      Feb 3, 2021
      18 |
      May 31, 2020 @ 12:58am
      May 31, 2020
      17 |
      May 31, 2020 @ 12:58am
      May 31, 2020
      14 |
      May 31, 2020 @ 12:58am
      May 31, 2020
      160 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017

      Videos of Ashburton Mountain Bike

      12 | Aug 22, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Lake Hood Trail
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 2:46am
      Jun 16, 2021
      Wetjamesreidrides MBA Big holes from the flood
      Ashburton/Hakatere River Trail
      Jun 2, 2021 @ 1:45am
      Jun 2, 2021
      Prevalent Mudjamesreidrides MBA Major erosion from river flooding....
      River Walkway
      Jun 2, 2021 @ 1:41am
      Jun 2, 2021
      Prevalent Mudjamesreidrides MBA Major erosion from river flooding. Will...
      Boards n Bolders
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 3:23pm
      Jul 4, 2020
      Idealbryanmmch

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1167732JuJuWritesriddentrailAshburton MTB Loop
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 2:11am
      Oct 9, 2021
      user #2873947littlerob84riddentrailAshburton MTB Loop
      Oct 7, 2021 @ 2:30am
      Oct 7, 2021
      user #2864303jarmanjakeriddentrailRiver Walkway
      Sep 28, 2021 @ 7:32pm
      Sep 28, 2021
      user #2718183Jallington2020addreportAshburton MTB Loop and 1 more
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 1:53am
      Jul 28, 2021
      user #997132jamesreidridesaddtrailRiver Walkway Skills Park Link
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 11:10pm
      Jul 24, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1983470nathankershawtrailAshburton MTB LoopI second see ccrawford11; this track...
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 2:22pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #986032ccrawford11skillparkACL Skills ParkI can't believe nobody has commented on this...
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 6:04pm
      Jul 14, 2020
      user #986032ccrawford11trailAshburton 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 16 5 326.1 km
      Orari 426.2 km
      McHugh's Forest 134.7 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike624 miles509 ft5 miles394 ft
      #3,344#105622811,272
      E-Bike519 miles407 ft4 miles394 ft
      #1,134#472643
      Hike524 miles509 ft5 miles394 ft
      #3,593#10321
      Trail Running524 miles509 ft5 miles394 ft
      #3,602#104213
      Horse15 miles75 ft1 mile141 ft
      12
      Dirtbike/Moto15 miles75 ft1 mile141 ft
      12
      • By jamesreidrides MBA & contributors
      • Admins: MBA, ryan-mooore
      • #14680 - 5,708 views

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