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Karamu Walkway North, Waikato

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Karamu Walkway NorthBeginner

Submitted by Anthony Sowerby

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Front country - easily accessible

Out and Back

Undulating, small hills only

Native bush
Open farmlands


1.00 (Slow)
0.45 (Moderate)
0.30 (Fast)



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Start from the car park on the Hamilton-Raglan Highway and head up the hill on the gravel track. This turns into open farmland on private land so please respect the owner’s rights.

There are road markers along the main ridge to Old Mountain Road. Here you can either turn around to finish the run or cross Old Mountain Road to pick up Karamu Walkway South.

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Features of interest

Great views of the Hakarimata Range in the north, Te Uku Wind Farm and Karioi and the coast to the west, Pirongia to the south and Hamilton city to the east.

Make Up of Run

Easy Single Track: 15%

Farm Road / 4WD Track: 85%

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  • Access

    Just off State Highway 23 (Hamilton-Raglan Highway) at Four Brothers Reserve. You could also start at the turnaround point on Old Mountain Road (gravel road).

    Parking for maybe 5-6 cars in the car park just off SH23.

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    Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.


    Closed annually over lambing season (1 August – 31 October).

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