River Link Walkway

This walkway links the two riverside trails along the Mangaone Stream and the Manawatu River completing the City circuit. It trails through both residential and industrial zones and at times, various parks and drainage reserves. As with other City walkways this has many access points and various loop routes are possible.

Track Difficulty Rating:2  3  4  5   (1 = easy : 5 = difficult)

John F Kennedy Drive - Ruamahanga Wildness Reserve = 7.9 kilometres

Contour:  Mainly flat with some moderate slopes

Surface:  Grass, limestone, asphalt

Access Points:  Many along route as links in with
roading network

Motorised Trail Bikes or Vehicles
Not permitted on any walkways


Symbol - Dog-On-Leash Dogs must be on leash
  • Ensure dogs are under control at all times and do not disturb livestock where walkways pass through rural areas.
  • Please pick up your dog waste and put it in a rubbish bin or take it away with you.

River Link

Map - Palmerston North Walkways