BALL & CHAIN
GRADE: 1 LENGTH: 700m
BUILT: In 2010 by Corrections Department labour. In 2018 Ash Edwardes widened and tidied up the trail. Bike traffic is NOT allowed on the road beside Ball & Chain and 2-way traffic increased.
NOTE: this is two-way.
A flat link trail which lets riders get between Nursery Rd. and the 8 Mile Gate entry to the forest without riding on the road or carpark at the trail head.
GETTING OUT: Nursery Rd. at one end, 8 Mile Gate entry to Hill Rd. at the other - there are multitudes of track choices from each point.
Grade 1 & 2 Trails close to Waipa / Rotorua city
KIDS LOOP / BALL & CHAIN / PUARENGA / MOKOPUNA / TAHI / CREEK TRACK / THE DIPPER / HEMO GORGE TRAIL / LION TRAIL / THE WASH / VERRY SAFE TRAIL / CHESTNUT LINK / SWEET & SOUR / YELLOW BRICK ROAD