Length: 16 mi (25.7 km)
Surface: 4x4 Trail
Configuration: Out & Back
Total: 2 riders
Mountain Biking Reefton to Big River
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#207 of 381 mountain bike trails in New Zealand
#10416 in the world
A challenging 25km/16 mile one way ride on a rough 4WD track through lush beech forest. The track included mixed surface of gravel, mus, and rock and some steep descents. Enjoy lunch or an overnight stay at Big River Hut. Explore Historic gold mining relics including the impressive and iconic Big River Mine Poppet Head. You may encounter the elusive kaka amongst many other native birds while up here.
Time: 2 - 3 hrs
Before you go
- No Drinking water
- No E-bikes permitted
- No Fat biking allowed in winter
- No Fee required
- No Lift service
- No Night riding allowed
- No Pump track
- No Restrooms
From Reefton take SH7 towards Greymouth then turn left onto Soldiers Road. Follow the road until you see the Big River sign and veer left onto the 4WD track.
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