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Symonds Yat Rock Cycle Trail

Trail details

Grade of Trail:

  • Moderate

Trail Waymarking:


Length of trail:

2.7 miles

Trail is currently open


Trail description

Cyclists and walkers share a forest trail.

Follow the wide forest tracks through mixed conifer and broadleaf woodlands high up above the Wye Valley. 


The blue grade trail is suitable and wide enough for both cyclists and walkers to use.

One steep downhill section is encountered just before the half way point.

Cyclists should dismount around Symonds Yat Rock.

The Christchurch to Symonds Yat Rock walk and Symonds Yat Rock Cycle Trail can be combined to provide a circular 9km (5.5miles) walking or running route starting and finishing at either  Symonds Yat Rock or Christchurch.


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