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Level: Intermediate
Length: 27 mi (43.5 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: -
Total: 1 riders
 

Mountain Biking Welcome Rock Trails

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#119 of 381 mountain bike trails in New Zealand
#8593 in the world

Private Trail. You need to pay for riding it before you get there but it is well worth it. You can do this online. http://www.welcomerock.co.nz/
Starts and ends at the old ski hut. 27Km loop, hand built trail, many historic elements and features, cool huts along the way, the famous Welcome Rock with great views. 21Km is single track, cross country with a fast flowing downhill, finish loop with a few Kms on gravel road.

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 
Getting there
Garston is the nearest town. Trail starts 8Km up gated gravel road (Nevis Road) which takes you to the trail start/end point at the old ski hut.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Garston, New Zealand

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  • Desperado
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    I love these Central Otago back-country rides in tussock country where the views go on forever. Another good one is to get a ride to the very top of the Nevis Road and ride down the Carricktown Loop to Bannockburn and Cromwell.

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  • Adventurers Travel Co
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    One of our favorites! Really fun trail, with beautiful views.
    Escape the crowds of Queenstown here!
    We did this on a still and sunny day - the best conditions (it would be a bit exposed in windy weather). The huts are awesome and would recommend staying in the Mud Hut! Great cross country trail. Follow the historic water races (build for gold mining) along the side of the valley. Top ride :)

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