Turkish Delight Details
It's a short steady climb in from the Katore Rd. entrance to where the Eastern Spice and Tokorangi Pa trails feed in, then mainly a descent through mature pines.
Turkish Delight crosses Soakhole track a couple of times - the junctions are well-sighted and sign-posted.
Do take care - the surface is looser volcanic soil than other trails in the area. Great in wet weather because it drains so fast, loose in dry weather because moisture doesn't hold in the soil at all and parts become like riding on marbles.
The exit gets a little steeper and rootier before delivering you onto Nursery Rd.
Most often ridden after descending on Eastern Spice or Tokorangi Pa trails (they both lead into Turkish Delight). There is also an entrance opposite the waste water treatment ponds on Katore Road - most riders that use this access point have got there by climbing up Lion trail.
Local Trail AssociationRotorua Trails Trust (rotoruatrailstrust.co.nz)
More Stats for Turkish Delight mountain bike trail
Altitude change-104 ft
Altitude min1,191 ft
Altitude max1,333 ft
Altitude start1,295 ft
Altitude end1,191 ft
Distance climb626 ft
Distance down1,102 ft
Distance flat1,042 ft
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Turkish Delight Trail Reports
Jun 1, 2015 @ 3:13pmJun 1, 2015
Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua
Routes with this trail
|WHAKA100 Official 2016 race||64.7 miles|
|Whaka 100 2016 race||61.3 miles|
|Cyclezone Winter MTB Series 2016, Event 3 (mid Course) race||13.9 miles|
|Cyclezone Winter MTB Series 2016, Event 3 (long Course) race||25.5 miles|
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