Christchurch, New Zealand

Little River Rail Trail


The Little River Rail Trail offers a nice opportunity for a long, flat off-road run, with some scenic sections along the water. Overall, this trail is nearly 50 km. We’ve mapped 20 km, starting from the trail’s eastern terminus at Motukarara, to the end of Lake Forsyth. The most scenic sections are ~4 km along Lake Ellesmere, and 4.5 km along Lake Forsyth. In the ~5 km between the two lakes, the trail runs through more open marshlands. Additional Information on sections. ROUTE MAP


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