WRT - 5 Whakamaru

Name

WRT - 5 Whakamaru

Location

South Waikato, Waikato, New Zealand

Overview

This section is mostly easy. Cyclists are recommended to use the sign posted 200m road alternative instead of the Ongaroto steps - to save you from carrying your bike. Alternatively, you can park your bike at the bottom and walk to the top to enjoy the views. - WRT

Grade

Easy

Access

Bike and Foot

Description

The Whakamaru Section of the Waikato River Trails has many access points. The main access point is in the south, 200m from SH1 on Ongaroto Road. And there is also a number of council reserves to make access to the Whakamaru Section easy. The Trail has a huge variation of landscapes and vistas.

Getting there

- Via Whakamaru Dam, Whakamaru Road - Via Ongaroto Road (SH30) 250m from SH1 turnoff - Alternative access along Ongaroto Road is via Whakamaru Reserve, Dunhams Point Reserve and Snowsill Reserve.

Length

24.18km

Conditions

Single track

Last modified

23 Feb 2012 by Peter J

Created by

Peter J

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