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Level: Beginner
Length: 9 mi (14.5 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: One-way
Elevation: +317/243 ft
Total: 7 riders
 

Mountain Biking Old Coach Road

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#55 of 381 mountain bike trails in New Zealand
#4851 in the world

The Ohakune Old Coach Road originally linked the North Island main trunk railway from the north to the south. On the track, riders will see steel viaducts, curved tunnel, railway bridge remains, old camp sites, and a cobbled road built in 1906. There are information displays along the way from DOC.

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • Night riding allowed 
  • Pump track 
  • Restrooms 
Getting there
Leave Ohakune town on Tohunga Road. Turn off onto Old Station Road. Ride in till you see Marshalls Road. This road is the trail head.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Ohakune, New Zealand

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  • Copops
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    Lovely tail, a real mixture of single track and some open sights to see. Easy grade 2-3 with a couple of reasonable climbs. Slippery in the wet with a lot of cobblestones in one part of the ride. Worth visiting the rail bridge and Smash palace.

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  • mongwolf

    Hey Fergnago, keep sending us New Zealand photos and reviews. Cool stuff. Always love hearing about NZ and NZ riding.

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