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Donald McLean Track

Easy

Trail

1.3 mile 2.0 kilometer point to point
90% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 320' 98 m
Descent: -25' -8 m
High: 1,364' 416 m
Low: 1,048' 320 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 13% (8°)

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Trail shared by Kristen McGlynn

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A rolling trail that connects from the car park on Donald McLean Road to many of the other trails in the area.

Kristen McGlynn

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Please use the gear cleaning stations to help prevent the spread of Kauri dieback. Note that the Bob Gordon Track, a loop track that branches off of Donald McLean Track is currently closed due to Kauri dieback.

Description

The Donald McLean Track is a great starting point for those looking to explore the trail system of the inland Waitākere area. The track provides access to a host of other trails including Puriri Ridge Track, Fletcher Track, Karamatura Track, Huia Ridge Track, and Walker Ridge Track. While it makes a great connector or starting point, the trail is also quite pretty on its own. It can be muddy in spots but it isn’t quite as technical or challenging as some of the more remote trails in the area. You'll still have some roots and mud to navigate but nothing that presents too much of a challenge.

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Land Manager: Auckland City Council

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