Walking & cycling

The Waimakariri District contains many stunning opportunities for residents and visitors to enjoy the natural scenery on foot or by bike.

These include walking or biking along stopbanks and riverside trails, walking along the beaches, enjoying views of the snow-covered Alps in winter on foot or bicycle, or trekking through native forest in the foothills near Oxford. 

Walking in Waimakariri 

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Walking and cycling strategy 

The Council's Walking and Cycling Strategy and Implementation Plan provides a basis for identifying and prioritising demand for new or improved walking and cycling opportunities within the Waimakariri District.

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