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A gentle ride through beautiful forest on formed 2WD metalled roads.
Okahukura Loop is for more skilled riders, but is not particularly technical.
Mountain biking and hunting are popular activities in the Pureora Forest Park.
The 42 Traverse is a 46 km multi-use track through the Tongariro Forest Conservation Area. It is one of the best challenging mountain biking tracks in the North Island.
Bring your mountain bike or 4WD to Tongariro Forest, or come to simply observe the multitude of threatened species residing in the 'forest of the future'.
You can enjoy walking, hunting, snow skiing, fishing, rafting and canoeing in the Western Ruahine Forest Park.
This is a 50 km, four day tramping trip, linking the Mavora Lakes Camping Area with the Greenstone Track. It passes through open valley tussock land and beech forested hill country.
You can walk the four day Mavora-Greenstone Walkway or undertake shorter walks. Other activities you can carry out in the park are boating, fishing, hunting, mountain biking and four-wheel driving.
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