Paparoa Track

Paparoa National Park

  • 3 days one way
  • Easy/medium
  • Bookings required

New track located in Paparoa National Park, exploring the Paparoa Range, gold trails and limestone gorges.

Paparoa Track is a dual-use walk / mountain bike Great Walk. It was conceived as a memorial to the 29 miners who lost their lives in the Pike River Mine explosion of 2010. A side track will be created called the Pike29 Memorial Track.

Paparoa Range tops above Moonlight Creek July 2011 • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
3 days
16 hr – 20 hr
Distance
55.1km
Type
One way
One way
Grade
Easy/medium
Bookings
Bookings required
Required
Find it
Starts
Smoke-ho car park, Blackball Road, Blackball
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Ends
Pororari River carpark, SH6, Punakaiki
Maps
NZTopo50-BT19
NZTopo50-BT20
NZTopo50-BS19
Altitude
10m – 1,180m
Altitude change 1,170m
More information
Link
www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/paparoa-track/http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/west-coast/places/paparoa-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/paparoa-track/
Bookings
Bookings
https://bookings.doc.govt.nz/Saturn/Facilities/SearchViewGW.aspx?placeId=467https://bookings.doc.govt.nz/Saturn/Facilities/SearchViewGW.aspx?placeId=467
Map
ID 16262

About this track

Added 9 January 2017 by MatthewMatthew. 3 revisions, most recently 15 January 2020 by MatthewMatthew.
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