Marton Sash and Door
An enjoyable short ride for most ages and abilities, this loop takes you back in time via a bush tramway dating back to the early logging days. Named after the Marton Sash and Door logging company, the tramway was built for locomotives to take logs from the forest and transport them through to the town of Marton, south of the plateau.
Leaving from the railway station at National Park village, the trail heads south on Fishers Road, beside the main trunk railway line, then climbs up to meet the old bush tramway line. The tramway offers thoroughly enjoyable riding through the forest. Scattered along the way are various relics of the era including the remains of log bridges, a small wood dam, pumice cuttings and rail irons. A signposted fork offers an easier and harder link through to Erua Road, from where the trail follows a series of tracks and roads back to National Park village.
- bush tramway relics
- lovely forest riding
- family friendly
This community trail is supported by the National Park Village Association.