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Blue Pools Track

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 4.8 (4)

A short run to fabulous blue pools of pure glacial water.


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Map Key

0.5

Miles

0.8

KM

82%

Runnable

1,203' 367 m

High

1,053' 321 m

Low

41' 13 m

Up

178' 54 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Swimming · Views

Description

This is an easy run on gravel and wooden boardwalk through mature beech and podocarp forest to some stunning blue glacial pools. The trail crosses the Makarora River over a suspension bridge and the best views are from the suspension bridge over the Blue River. There is a small sandy area near the pools, and swimming is an option though probably a chilly one.

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Shared By:

Matthew Kidd

Trail Ratings

  4.8 from 4 votes

#5918

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  4.8 from 4 votes
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#71

in New Zealand

#5,918

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The Blue Pools
Feb 20, 2018 near Makarora, NZ
Hiker on the Blue Valley Track
Feb 20, 2018 near Makarora, NZ

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