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      The Ashburton River Trail is a network of bike tracks running along side the Ashburton River. There is a 12km 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
      Carpark google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Best starting point is under the bridge on the north side of State Highway 1. You can also access the tracks from the ends of Melrose Road, Chalmers Ave and Trevors Road. There are no maps yet unfortunately, if unsure talk to the local bike shop (http://www.cyclerama.co.nz/)
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      Caution on Sep 7, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,911
      Trails
      6
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      468 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      374 ft
      Total Vertical
      312 ft
      Reports
      14
      Photos
      19
      Ridden Counter
      43

      Popular Ashburton River Mountain Bike Trails

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      Current Trail Warnings

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      Boards n Bolders
      Sep 7, 2018 @ 7:07pm
      Sep 7, 2018
      Some boards on boardwalk bridges...

      Photos of Ashburton River Mountain Bike

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      Jun 4, 2018 @ 12:59am
      Jun 4, 2018
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      River Trail Loop, Ashburton
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      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
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      River Trail Loop, Ashburton
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      May 6, 2017 @ 12:49am
      May 6, 2017
      River Trail Loop, Ashburton
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      Ashburton River Mountain Bike Routes

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      Town - Lake Hood - Town
      13 miles

      Recent Activity

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      River Trail Skills Parkskill parkAshburton
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