Best mountain biking trails in Nelson, Nelson-Tasman

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Explore the most popular mountain biking trails near Nelson with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of mountain biking trails in Nelson, Nelson-Tasman
Top trails (7)
#1 - Coppermine Saddle via Dun Mountain Trail
Nelson, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 6 h 40 m
This historical railway trail has a steady incline to Coppermine Saddle. There are technical mountain biking sections with rocky terrain. Show more
#2 - Tawa, Mamaku, and Grampians Walkway Loop
Nelson, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
As of February 2020, this track is closed due to fire danger. This is a shared mountain biking and walking track that begins with a gentle climb on the Tawa Track, shade on the Mamaku Track, and views on the Grampians Walkway.Show more
#3 - Maitai River Walk
Nelson, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
The walkway can be accessed at numerous points throughout Nelson. Millers Acre and Riverside Pool are good starting points. The track passes through urban and natural settings and has many swimming holes and picnic spots along the path. Show more
#4 - Involution Trail
Nelson, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
#5 - Coppermine Trail (Dun Mountain Trail)
Nelson, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
#6 - Marsden Valley to Brook Valley via Glider Road
Marsden Valley Reserve
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h 35 m
#7 - Goat Hill and Bush Road Track [CLOSED]
Nelson, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand
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Length: 20.6 mi • Est. 11 h 52 m
Closed to protect kauri trees https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/pests-weeds/Pages/protect-our-kauri-trees.aspxShow more