10 miles
Distance
27 ft
Climb
-237 ft
Descent
279 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
    Ashburton
    Ashburton
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

The Ashburton/Hakatere River Trail is an easy walk or cycle which follows the Ashburton River from the Ashburton Township to the sea coast at Hakatere. The Trail has an air of tranquility and beauty once the township is left behind, as it meanders through riverside willows and past quiet farmland.

Access Info

This trail starts under the Ashburton River Bridge, you will need to ride the River Trail Loop until you reach Trevors Road where the dual directional track to Hakatere starts. There are signs all along the way telling you which road you are at and the distance.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ashburton/Hakatere River Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -210 ft
  • Altitude min
    62 ft
  • Altitude start
    279 ft
  • Altitude end
    69 ft
  • Grade
    -0.38%
  • Grade max
    -10.612%
  • Grade min
    4.433%
  • Distance climb
    1,204 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    8 miles
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on Nov 20, 2017
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Nov 20, 2017 @ 7:12pm
Nov 20, 2017
Birch pollen
Nov 18, 2017 @ 4:25pm
Nov 18, 2017
Currently filled with fluffy white pollen all over track and in the air.
Nov 18, 2017 @ 4:25pm
Nov 18, 2017
Currently filled with fluffy white pollen on track and in the air
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