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      DOC owned land that the Kapiti Mountain Bike Club is developing as their local park.

      Whareroa Farm is a recreation reserve offering walking, picnicking, biking, and horse-riding, with links to the adjoining Akatarawa Forest and Queen Elizabeth Park across State Highway 1.

      Opening hours
      Summer (daylight saving time): 8:00am - 9:00pm
      Winter: 8:00am - 6:00pm

      Farmed areas of Whareroa Farm are closed to visitors during lambing and calving from 18 July to 30 September. Keep out of the signposted closed farmland areas, including any tracks across them, during this period. Closed areas include the Cairn View Track.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Conservation Reserve
      Access Info:
      Take the Mackay's Crossing exit to Queen Elizabeth Park, approximately 3.5km north of Paekakariki.

      Parking is available for cars and buses. Warning about smash and grab thefts from car park. Recommend parking in QE2 tram car park.
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      Region Status
      Open as of May 27, 2024
      Local Trail Association


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      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Horse
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Total Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent
      995 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,172 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,268 ft
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      iL0vebikingriddentrailactivity #50645591 and 2 more
      Mar 30, 2024 @ 10:00pm
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      Nov 22, 2023 @ 9:13pm
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      Nov 1, 2023 @ 11:34pm
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike47 miles994 ft2 miles1,171 ft
      E-Bike13,406 ft7 ft240 ft118 ft
      Horse13,406 ft7 ft240 ft118 ft
      Hike47 miles994 ft2 miles1,171 ft
      Trail Running47 miles994 ft2 miles1,171 ft
      • By mccmartini MCG & contributors
      • Admins: KCMBG
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