2.5 miles
Distance
562 ft
Climb
-359 ft
Descent
00:12:31
Avg time

Korokoro Dam Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Rock Face, Skinny
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

This trail follows the old water pipe from the Korokoro dam. This is popular with walkers so be prepared to stop. In places it it is very narrow and some of those narrow places are wedged between cliff faces 4 - 5 meters above the streams on one side and cliff walls on the other.

As of May 2016 some of the trail has been widened and slightly re routed due to the May 2015 floods

Cornish Street ends at Cornish Street in Petone, at sea level. It may pay to park a car down here,otherwise you have to climb back up to where you left the car. The climbs are moderate in difficulty along sealed roads. The easiest is probably up Korokoro road.

Access Info

Cornish Street track is accessed from Oakleigh Street or Baked Beans Bend

Disclaimer

Narrow in places with a couple drops to the stream

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Korokoro Dam mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    202 ft
  • Altitude min
    20 ft
  • Altitude max
    247 ft
  • Altitude start
    30 ft
  • Altitude end
    233 ft
  • Grade
    1.525%
  • Grade max
    -43.224%
  • Grade min
    45.487%
  • Distance climb
    1.3 miles
  • Distance down
    1.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,234 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:31
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on Oct 30, 2016
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Korokoro Dam Trail Reports

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Oct 30, 2016 @ 1:12pm
Oct 30, 2016
May 5, 2016 @ 1:29am
May 5, 2016
reporter Trail finally re opened after May 2015 Floods
May 26, 2015 @ 5:28pm
May 26, 2015
Korokoro stream section is closed - track completely washed out in recent rainstorms. No dates given for re-opening.
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