Walking, biking and horse riding tracks
Throughout Auckland there a numerous walking, horse riding and mountain bike tracks ready for you to get out and enjoy.
Take a walk and explore Auckland’s natural beauty.
Key walks include:
Or explore walkways across Auckland:
Experience the Te Ara Hura walking network on Waiheke Island.
Our regional parks offer a great range of walking tracks, including the self-guided, four-day Hillary Trail through 70km of native forest and along the wild coast of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park.
We have a range of heritage walk leaflets featuring walking routes that guide you past heritage sites or historic interest points in each area.
To download a heritage walk leaflet, see experience historic heritage.
Horse riding tracks
Enjoy the open space of our regional parks from horseback in one of our designated horse riding tracks.
Totara park also offers a public use shared bridle trail. The trail is mostly across open farmland on gentle rolling hills.
Mountain bike tracks
Take your bike into the wide open spaces of our parks.
Arch Hill Scenic Reserve
89 Ivanhoe Road, Grey Lynn
This is a scenic reserve with a walkway linking Ivanhoe Road, Great North Road and Bond Street. There are two mountain bike trails:
- 'Training Wheels' is a beginner trail for families and riders of all ages.
- 'Twist and Shout' is an intermediate trail for more advanced riders.
There are a number of mountain biking tracks throughout the regional parks. See Mountain bike tracks for full details of the tracks available.
Before you head off, please check our tips on staying safe.