Best trails in New Plymouth

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in New Plymouth, New Zealand. The Maude Peak via Mangorei Track is the most popular trail. There are trails of various difficulty levels including easy, medium, difficult, and extra difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Tahurangi Translator Tower Round Trip and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Lake Rotomanu Loop. The longest trail is the Pouakai Crossing at 23 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Ngatoro Loop Track at 1 km. Get off line access to Restaurant, Water, Shelter, and Peak locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

To understand how we calculate a trail's difficulty please check out our blog post on the subject: