8 miles
623 ft
-758 ft
Avg time


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  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike Type
    XC, RD, Fat, CX
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Family Friendly
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Hauraki Rail Trail- Waikino Tavern to Paeroa section. Wide gravel track. Crosses two old railway bridges, and includes a long section of railway tunnel- with lights! Passes the Karangahake gold mining area, with interesting walks, tunnels and artifacts. Section finishes at the bridge into Paeroa. One section carries on straigh across the road, and heads to Te Aroha. Cross the bridge into Paeroa, and turn left to follow the next section along the top of the stopbanks to go to Thames.

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More Stats for Hauraki Rail Trail- Waikino to Paeroa bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -135 ft
  • Altitude max
    258 ft
  • Altitude start
    249 ft
  • Altitude end
    115 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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