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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Pencarrow Heads, which is part of the East Harbour Regional Park, surrounds Lake Kohangapiripiri and Lake Kohangatera. These freshwater lakes, and their associated wetlands, are of "national ecological importance" being home to a wide variety of native plants and wildlife.

      The area is popular with walkers and bikers, being especially busy on weekends

      From the Lower Pencarrow Lighthouse, a network of tracks provides several options including: continuing to Baring Head, climbing to the Light House Track, a loop around Lake Kohangapiripiri, or traversing Cameron Ridge between the lakes.

      The Light House Track and other hill tops in the Parangarahu Lakes block provide panoramic views of the lakes, Cook Strait, and Wellington Harbour.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Access Info:
      Entry to the area is via the large car park at the end of Muritai Road, Eastbourne. Proceed through Burdans Gate and follow Pencarrow along the rugged coastline of Wellington Harbour.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 7, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,973
      Trails (view details)
      11
      Trails Mountain Bike
      11
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent
      3,848 ft
      Total Vertical
      463 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      469 ft
      Reports
      13
      Photos
      11
      Ridden Counter
      593

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 46 miles avg distance

      Photos of Pencarrow Head Mountain Bike

      9 |
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 6:23pm
      Nov 23, 2018
      13 |
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 6:23pm
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      10 |
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 6:23pm
      Nov 23, 2018
      12 |
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 6:23pm
      Nov 23, 2018

      Videos of Pencarrow Head Mountain Bike

      Pencarrow Head Bike Ride - Cycling, Surfers...
      2:35 | 83 | Feb 12, 2019 , My City
      Reverse Fatbike run to Pencarrow Lighthouse in 4K
      224 | Nov 25, 2017 , My City

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Kohangatera
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 6:21pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      WetduanewinterQuite wet after recent rain with a few...
      Pencarrow to Wainui Coast Rd
      Mar 30, 2019 @ 2:13pm
      Mar 30, 2019
      DryMetalArtClear and dry track - amazing weather
      Light House Shortcut
      Mar 30, 2019 @ 2:13pm
      Mar 30, 2019
      DryMetalArt
      Pencarrow Head
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 3:24pm
      Jan 20, 2019
      DrySergiogjrGreat family friendly trail. Bound to hit...
      Cameron Ridge
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 6:16pm
      Nov 23, 2018
      DrySalamandrD
      Kohanapiripiri
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 6:14pm
      Nov 23, 2018
      VariableSalamandrDNice surface most of the way. Grassy and...
      Kohangatera Lookout
      Mar 30, 2018 @ 9:28pm
      Mar 30, 2018
      DryMollan01The second half of this track (the...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1953374CaseysjwishlisttrailPencarrow Head
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 7:34am
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1114906callummahonriddentrailPencarrow to Wainui Coast Rd and 5 more
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 3:51pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      user #1919792Sal0m0n1wishlisttrailPencarrow to Wainui Coast Rd
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 11:33pm
      Sep 6, 2019
      user #1911629sloanycriddentrailPencarrow to Wainui Coast Rd
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 12:29pm
      Aug 29, 2019
      user #1697721saranamanriddentrailPencarrow Head and 1 more
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 11:39pm
      Aug 10, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1308618chickenlittleNZtrailCameron RidgeNice track can be ridden in the rain, but as...
      Jun 17, 2017 @ 3:57am
      Jun 17, 2017

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      • By YogiNZ TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: ralley
      • #9327 - 1,720 views

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