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      Wrights Hill is the site of a fortress, built during World War II to protect Wellington city from naval attack. The fortress, which is mostly underground, has open days several times a year when the public can explore the numerous tunnels, gun emplacements, magazines, etc.

      As part of Wellington's outer green belt, Wrights Hill provides connections between the Makara Peak mountain bike park and the Polhill area. The Wrights Hill tracks often form part of longer excursions, particularly via the Salvation, Deliverance, and Fenceline tracks.

      Under the WCC Track Recreation Activities Policy, dated November 2008, all of the tracks on Wrights Hill are open to mountain bikes except for Paparata and Mewburn Rise. As at July 2009 the old "no bikes" signage is still in place, through there are plans to update the signage with new map boards and directional bollards.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Wrights Hill Middle Car Park google parking directions
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      13
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      4,902 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,247 ft
      Total Vertical
      810 ft
      Reports
      66
      Ridden Counter
      554

      Videos of Wrights Hill Mountain Bike

      Dry run down Deliverance
      4:15 | 515 | Apr 29, 2016
      First trip down Mr. X
      trail: Mr X
      2:45 | 147 | Apr 29, 2016
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      Wrights Hill Mountain Bike Routes

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      Wgton Up Salvation down Deliverance
      3 miles

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