“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.
Be the first to add a review to the The Timber Trail.
The Timber Trail
Hours not available
Problem with this listing? Let us know.
Credit Cards Accepted
Related Trip Guides
Forgotten World Highway
- 12 Places
- 196 mi
Wellington to Gisborne Long Weekend Roadie
- 18 Places
- 826 mi
Cycle The Otago Central Rail Trail
- 34 Places
- 169 mi
Great Alpine Highway
- 29 Places
- 414 mi