Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023

Beginner

Save Trail Save

I've done it Done

Waipoua River & Henley Lake Trail

Masterton, Wellington

Submitted by Rita Onosa

Last Updated: 21st Sep 2023

Beginner

Save Trail Save

I've done it Done

Open

Grunt Factor: 8 ?

Gnarl Factor: 2 ?

10.0km

25m

25m

116m

  

  

  

Login as a VIP to see driving directions, distance and time.

Trail Map

Type of Run

Urban fringe

Loop

Totally/mostly flat

Dog Friendly

Riverside

Lakeside

Run Makeup

90%
10%

Farm Road / 4WD Track

Easy Single Track

Average Uphill Gradient: +0.7%

Average Downhill Gradient: -0.6%

Trailhead

Login as a VIP to see the trailhead information.

Estimated Times to Run

1:15

Slow

1:00

Moderate

0:45

Fast

Follow the undulating river trail, under the big bridge, under the swing bridge and onto Colombo Rd. Cross Colombo Rd and enter the Henley Lake trail. Follow the trail and at junction go right through the wetland track. There are a number of shorter tracks all over the wetland area so if you want a longer run you can run some of them. All of the shorter tracks will eventually lead you onto the main track.

Go around Henley Lake and onto the track which will take you back to the Colombo Rd entry. Make your way back the way you came. There are tracks on each side of the river so up to you which side you go.If you take the left side track on your way back, cross the swing bridge and go onto the lower track which will then take you back the way you came.

Beautiful man made wetland around Henley Lake.

If you know of any public toilets near the trail start or on the route, please login and then let us know so we can update this section.

There is parking at the beginning of the track as well as off street parking.

2 km

3 minutes

Yes

No

Easy.

Perfect throughout.

Cellphone

There is one water fountain at the lake front

You should be sweet any time of the year although at time it can get rather windy around the lake shore.

Trail Legend

Joe Benbow

Joe Benbow

has completed Waipoua River & Henley Lake Trail once in the last year.

Learn about Trail Legends.

You and Waipoua River & Henley Lake Trail

As a VIP member you can record private notes for this trail, see all of your times and more.

Register Now

Already have an account? Login now

Trail Reviews

Be the first to submit a review for Waipoua River & Henley Lake Trail!

Login to submit a review

Trail Running Community

Find people who are interested in or have completed this trail run.

You must register or login to view this feature.

Register Now

Other trails nearby
Mt Clyde

Mt Clyde

Length: 4.3km

Level: Beginner

Hooper Loop - Mt Holdsworth

Hooper Loop - Mt Holdsworth

Length: 12.0km

Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Deliverance Cove & Lighthouse Loop

Deliverance Cove & Lighthouse Loop

Length: 4.2km

Level: Beginner

Pinnacle Ridge Plus

Pinnacle Ridge Plus

Length: 23.2km

Level: Intermediate

Find more trails and peaks nearby