Roxburgh Gorge Trail | Be Prepared...for a wonderful experience

Clothing - wear layers of clothing as the climate can be changeable at any time of the year.

Sun protection - it's sensible to wear sunscreen at any time of the year, particularly in the very hot summer months.

Bicycle - a mountain bike is best. Always wear a helmet and take tools and a puncture repair kit.

Water - take plenty with you.

Food and Refreshments - take food and snacks for lunch. Once you leave Alexandra there is no access to food or drink along the trail.

Medical - take a first aid kit with you.

Comfort stops - toilets are available in Alexandra and Roxburgh, at the beginning and end of the trail and at Doctors Point and Shingle Creek.

Cell Phone - coverage is limited.

Keep left - consider other users. Cyclists give way to walkers.

Swimming - in the Clutha Mata-au River is not recommended. It is dangerous.

Hunting - You may hear shotguns during the hunting season for ducks and upland game from May to August inclusive. Hunting does occur year-round for rabbits and goats.

Rubbish - is to be taken away with you.

Stock - you may encounter stock from time to time from neighbouring farms. Please respect these operating farms - many have provided easements of their land.

Lambing - Be extra careful during lambing (Aug-Oct). If gates are across the trail please leave them as you find them.

Archaeological Sites - There are many European, Chinese and Maori archaeological sites on this trail that are protected under the Historic Places Act (1993) and must be respected.

Risk - Ride and walk at your own risk.

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