Point Elizabeth TrackBeginner
Submitted by Ben Aynsley
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The Cobden end of Point Elizabeth Walkway is closed due to a slip. The track is open from the Rapahoe end.
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This route is part of the Zeenya People's Choice Collection
Point Elizabeth should be a staple run for anyone for anyone visiting Greymouth as it is for the locals. Its a well maintained trail approximately 5.5km in length but a stride out to the state highway at the northern end rounds it up to 6km .
The trail is very windy and in dense native bush so it feels like two different runs even though it is an out and back. the only side option is about half way through the track there is a 200m side trail that takes you out the the "point" its self . well worth doing if your a first timer.
Make Up of Run
Easy Single Track: 95%
Gravel Road: 5%
Head to the End of North Beach road which is through the suburb of Cobden, Drive time is 10 minutes from Greymouth town centre
Run from town Centre (7km) or drive , Car Park at start of trail
Make navigation of this route super-easy by using the Capra app on your phone. View on Capra .
Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
Can be a little slippery after rain but generally great footing
Possums at night time
Post run indulgence
Mawhera Quay Greymouth
Best Coffee in town
Best beer in NZ , great collection of craft beers that are brewed onsite
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