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The Timber Trail

Piropiro Road, Pureora Forest Park, Manawatu-Wanganui 3987 New Zealand

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“Using historic bush tramways, old bulldozer and haul roads, and newly constructed track, this Grade 2/3 trail features 35 bridges, including some of the highest and longest in New Zealand.”

The Timber Trail passes through magnificent podocarp forests of rimu, totara, miro, matai and kahikatea, as well as some exotic forestry and more open vegetation, offering extensive views of the surrounding landscape.

Utilising historic bush tramways, old bulldozer and haul roads, it features 35 bridges, including 8 large suspension bridges (the longest being 141 metres).

It showcases the historic Ongarue Spiral, a marvel of engineering.

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The Timber Trail

Piropiro Road, Pureora Forest Park
Manawatu-Wanganui
3987 New Zealand

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