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105 mi 169 km of trail 2 Featured Runs

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Featured Runs in Tongariro National Park - 2

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Favorite Emerald Lakes.
Intermediate/Difficult

Tongariro Northern Circuit

27.9 mi 44.9 km • Loop • 4,686 ft Ascent 1428.26 m Ascent

(5) Ohakune, NZ
Favorite Looking back at the cascades on the Lake Surprise trail
Difficult

Lake Surprise Out-and-Back

6.4 mi 10.3 km • Out and Back • 1,755 ft Ascent 535.01 m Ascent

(1) Ohakune, NZ

Trails in Tongariro National Park - 12

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12.0 mi 19.2 km #1Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Intermediate/Difficult
Turangi, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
12.0 mi 19.2 km Turangi, NZ 18 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #2Tama Lakes Track
Intermediate/Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Ohakune, NZ
3.8 mi 6.1 km #3Taranaki Falls Trail
Easy
Ohakune, NZ
Easy
3.8 mi 6.1 km Ohakune, NZ
28.0 mi 45.1 km #442 Traverse
Intermediate
Turangi, NZ
Intermediate
28.0 mi 45.1 km Turangi, NZ
8.4 mi 13.5 km #5Tukino Skifield Access Road
Intermediate
Waiouru, NZ
Intermediate
8.4 mi 13.5 km Waiouru, NZ
5.4 mi 8.8 km #6Oturere Hut to Waihohonu Hut Track
Easy
Turangi, NZ
Easy
5.4 mi 8.8 km Turangi, NZ
2.8 mi 4.6 km #7Emerald Lakes to Oturere Hut Track
Easy/Intermediate
Turangi, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.6 km Turangi, NZ
5.5 mi 8.8 km #8Waihohonu Hut to Tama Saddle Track
Easy/Intermediate
Waiouru, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
5.5 mi 8.8 km Waiouru, NZ
19.8 mi 31.8 km #9Waitonga Falls
Easy/Intermediate
Ohakune, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
19.8 mi 31.8 km Ohakune, NZ
4.6 mi 7.5 km #10Mangatepopo Track
Intermediate
Ohakune, NZ
Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.5 km Ohakune, NZ
2.0 mi 3.3 km #11Ohakune Mountain Road-Mangaturatura
Intermediate/Difficult
Ohakune, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
2.0 mi 3.3 km Ohakune, NZ
7.1 mi 11.5 km #12Mangaturatura-Whakapapaiti
Intermediate
Ohakune, NZ
Intermediate
7.1 mi 11.5 km Ohakune, NZ

Photos of Tongariro National Park - 47

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Lower Tama Lake and Mt. Ruapehu are quite beautiful when seen from the Tama Lakes Track.
May 14, 2017 near Waiouru, NZ
Emerald Lakes.
Jul 13, 2016 near Turangi, NZ
Looking northeast at the end of Tama Lakes Track, enjoy a spectacular view of Upper Tama Lake with Mt. Ngauruhoe on the left.
Apr 30, 2017 near Waiouru, NZ
Views of Ruapehu from the Mangatepopo Track.
Jul 14, 2016 near Turangi, NZ
Looking back at the cascades on the Lake Surprise trail
Feb 16, 2018 near Ohakune, NZ
Falls Bridge with Ruapehu in the background
Jul 17, 2016 near Ohakune, NZ
Views of the back of Red Crater off the Oturere Track below Emerald Lakes
Jul 14, 2016 near Turangi, NZ
Tongariro Northern Circuit
Jul 15, 2016 near Waiouru, NZ

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