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Kaurangahake Gorge Historic Track

Ref: http://tracks.org.nz/track/show/1094

Print date: 20 Sep 2018 16:03:38

Location: North Waikato, Waikato, New Zealand

Overview:
This fascinating track follows the old Paeroa to Waihi rail line.

Grade: Easy

Access: Bike and FootBikes give way to walkers

Description:
Old mine buildings and machinery can be seen from a number of locations along the way. This is a safe, easy track, suitable for all groups and fitness levels. The 1km tunnel is lit but bike lights are usefull. At Owharoa there is an old rock quarry established in 1914. A short side track close to the quarry leads through bush to an attractive waterfall.

Getting there:
Park at the carparks at either Waikino or Karangahake.

Other notes:
Administered by DOC

Length: 7.34km

Conditions: Double track

Last modified: 8 Dec 2010 by Surveyor_Steve

Created by: Surveyor_Steve

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