10.4 miles
27 ft
-237 ft
279 ft
High Point


  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge
  • Ride in rain
  • 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.

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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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,204 ft
  • Distance down
    1.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    8.4 miles
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Directions to ashburton-hakatere-river-trail trailhead (-43.920980, 171.749305)
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