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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Previously called the Upper Waikato River Trails or Eastern Tracks. These are undulating generally easy two way shared usage trails along the Waikato River.

      Maps may be purchased from the Bike Taupo online shop, various Taupō bike shops or the Taupō iSite. By purchasing a map you are supporting the maintenance of the trail and facilities.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Spa Thermal Park Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Closest access to Taupo is from Spa Thermal Park.
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 5
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 4, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.biketaupo.org.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,693
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      3,205 ft
      Total Vertical
      242 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,318 ft
      Reports
      69
      Photos
      56
      Ridden Counter
      2,152

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 12 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of Huka Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Redwoods
      4 |
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 11:11am
      Aug 13, 2019
      trail: Cafe Track
      3 |
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 12:02am
      Jul 7, 2019
      trail: Redwoods
      6 |
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 9:15am
      Nov 26, 2018
      trail: Rotary Ride
      101 |
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 1:38am
      Nov 1, 2018

      Videos of Huka Trails Mountain Bike

      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 85 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 44 | Mar 27, 2015
      Redwoods Coast - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Redwoods
      1:09 | 133 | Dec 28, 2014
      Frontflip on Downhill Bike - Crash
      trail: Redwoods
      0:08 | 1170 | Aug 8, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Huka Falls to Aratiatia
      Aug 4, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      Aug 4, 2019
      WetnzbadgerAs you ride along the track, not turning...
      Redwoods
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 4:08pm
      Jun 23, 2019
      DryTopGearCyclesNZ
      Rotary Ride
      Apr 23, 2019 @ 12:46pm
      Apr 23, 2019
      DryNZPeterGRiding great at night
      Wairakei Tourist Track
      Apr 21, 2019 @ 7:53pm
      Apr 21, 2019
      WetgettingolderVery wet after a lot of rain overnight.
      Aratiatia Loop
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 2:02pm
      Apr 13, 2019
      VariableSackedOut
      Cafe Track
      Feb 20, 2019 @ 11:51am
      Feb 20, 2019
      DrySackedOutUpper half is closed- ride along the road.
      Te Totara Gut
      Feb 18, 2019 @ 7:29pm
      Feb 18, 2019
      Very DrySackedOut
      Red Bridge
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 1:31pm
      Jan 6, 2019
      Very Drygmbishop
      Te Totara Gully
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 1:31pm
      Jan 6, 2019
      Drygmbishop
      Western Bypass
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 1:31pm
      Jan 6, 2019
      Very Drygmbishop

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1952370MBDadriddentrailRotary Ride and 4 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 8:14pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #1949867nemo55riddentrailRotary Ride
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 8:25pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1470921SnnknzriddentrailRiver Side and 7 more
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 6:17pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      user #1946256Cara25riddentrailWairakei Tourist Track and 3 more
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 5:30pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      user #1923941Larisa8riddentrailHuka Falls to Aratiatia
      Sep 10, 2019 @ 1:43am
      Sep 10, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1393293DgmreidtrailRedwoodsAbsolutely lovely grade 2 through the forest.
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 2:36pm
      Jan 6, 2019
      user #1393293DgmreidtrailTe Totara GullyNice track. Supposed to be grade 3, but must...
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 2:34pm
      Jan 6, 2019
      user #1346025gmbishopreportRedwoodsNow clear!
      Jan 1, 2019 @ 4:48pm
      Jan 1, 2019
      user #1456646jimnz17trailTe Totara GullyLandslide I’ve track- passable
      Feb 16, 2018 @ 3:14pm
      Feb 16, 2018

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      Waikato River Trails 3 334.5 km
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