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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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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,646
      Trails
      6
      Total Distance
      28 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      468 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      374 ft
      Total Vertical
      312 ft
      Reports
      11
      Photos
      19
      Ridden Counter
      27

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