Best trails in Manawatu-Whanganui

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What to expect

Manawatu-Whanganui has 3 trails including easy, difficult, and medium difficulty trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is Knights-Shorts Loop Track and the one with the least climb is Manawatu River Track. The longest trail is the Knights-Shorts Loop Track at 14.4 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 2 days. For a shorter adventure you can try the Mangawhero Forest Walk at 3.17 km. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Manawatu River Track, Knights-Shorts Loop Track, and Mangawhero Forest Walk.