Explore the most popular kid friendly trails in Manawatu-Wanganui Region with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Short walk, would be better after some good rain

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Very nice loop with kids. Loved the vegetation changes from forest to grasslands along the way. Can get a bit crowded if the weather sends folks away from the Tongariro crossing, we ran into about 10 people at the falls themselves. I think if you start with the upper loop, you can get nice views of Mts Tongariro and Ngauruhoe without having to turn around.

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Great hike in nice trail. Lots of vegetation changes in short distance - tundra to forested. Start with lower loop as it is more strenuous, upper loop return is mostly gentle downward slope.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

on Taranaki Falls Loop

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

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Saturday, December 12, 2015