Kaurangahake Gorge Historic Track

Name

Kaurangahake Gorge Historic Track

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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