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Best trails in Palmerston North

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Explore the most popular trails near Palmerston North with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Palmerston North
Top trails (3)
#1 - Sledge, Arapuke, Back Track
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
This loop track begins at the Kahuterawa car park at the end of Kahuterawa Road. This road is accessed from State Highway 57 (Old West Road) near Palmerston Road. The walking route begins by going up the Kahuterawa Stream for about 2.5 km. Take the swing bridge across the stream and head steeply up hill to the Arapuke Road. Follow this road to the Scott's Road car park. Then descend on the gently graded Back Track to the beginning of the walk. Note: there are several other excellent walks starting and finishing at the car park. Show more
#2 - Manawatu Gorge to Tom's Lookout Loop
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
#3 - Mt Lees Reserve Bush Walk
Mt Lees Reserve
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 40 m
This is a gentle walk through Mt Lees Reserve. It's a quiet walk that is suitable for families with young children.Show more