Kawarau River TrackBeginner - Intermediate
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Beginner - Intermediate
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Head down Butchers Drive from the Memorial Hall carpark and then follow the yellow marker posts. The track follows the lake/river all the way around to the Mining Center in the Kawarau Gorge. On the way it ducks under the Bannockburn bridge so you do not need to cross the road.
Features of interest
Heaps of mining remnants.
Nice bridge across Kawarau River.
Make Up of Run
Moderate Single Track: 10%
Easy Single Track: 80%
Gravel Road: 10%
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Cromwell Memorial Hall on Melmore Terrace.
Heaps of parking at the Memorial Hall in main carpark - or down at the lake if you'd like.
Follow yellow markers.
At the Bannnockburn end of the track as you come out the gate onto the gravel area, the track continues on the other side and goes down and under Bannockburn bridge.
Long-sleeved thermal top, Windproof jacket, Beanie/thermal headwear, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
Nope, none on track.
Make sure you take water during summer - it gets pretty damn hot!
Frosty cold mostly in winter, so an extra layer (or two) is a good idea.
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