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Manawatu Cycleway on The Country Road is a 72.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Hunterville, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

Length 72.2 mi Elevation gain 10,314 ft Route type Point to Point

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A 126km on-road New Zealand Cycle Trail from Mangaweka to Palmerston North City. The Manawatu Cycle Trail on The Country Road is a 126km on-road ride and is part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail. The route traverses quiet and scenic roads between SH1 at Mangaweka to Palmerston North City. Grade: Advanced Duration: 2 days Trail Surface: 80% sealed road, 12% gravel road, 8% gravel path Getting there: Buses go to Mangaweka, and both buses and trains go to/from Palmerston North City.

There are many places to stay and things to see and do on this route. Featured here is just a sample. For a comprehensive list, pick up a copy of The Country Road Map & Guide from i-SITE Palmerston North, Feilding & District Information Centre or for an i-SITE near you. Some attractions featured on this guide are only open limited hours. Please telephone ahead with your plans. Suitable to ride all year round, but the best riding conditions are in summer and autumn (late November to early May).

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