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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • 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
      • 9
      • 5
      • 1


      Caution on Jan 6, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.biketaupo.org.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,406
      Trails (view details)
      15
      Trails Mountain Bike
      15
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      3,307 ft
      Total Vertical
      338 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,414 ft
      Reports
      57
      Photos
      51
      Ridden Counter
      1,612

      Photos of Huka Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Redwoods
      2 |
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 9:15am
      Nov 26, 2018
      Redwoods, My City
      trail: Rotary Ride
      40 |
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 1:38am
      Nov 1, 2018
      Rotary Ride, Nowra
      trail: Rotary Ride
      41 |
      Oct 30, 2018 @ 4:32pm
      Oct 30, 2018
      Rotary Ride, Nowra
      trail: Aratiatia Dam
      19 |
      Mar 4, 2018 @ 6:04pm
      Mar 4, 2018
      Aratiatia Dam, Taupo
      more photos »

      Videos of Huka Trails Mountain Bike

      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 63 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 36 | Mar 27, 2015
      Redwoods Coast - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Redwoods
      1:09 | 125 | Dec 28, 2014
      Frontflip on Downhill Bike - Crash
      trail: Redwoods
      0:08 | 1159 | Aug 8, 2014
      more videos »

      Huka Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      Huka Challenge Steamer 2018 race
      35 miles
      Huka Teaser 2018 race
      18 miles

      Recent Comments

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      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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      Recent Activity

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      user #1446796ScottzRidezaddridelogJan 23, 2019 ride log and 1 more
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 5:55pm
      8 hours
      user #1443983patrickhoman1969riddentrailRotary Ride and 5 more
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 1:03am
      1 days
      user #1388854ZenopfaddridelogJan 22, 2019 ride log
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 10:25pm
      1 days
      user #1352784Dupester1addridelogDec 23, 2018 ride log
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 2:26pm
      1 days
      user #1446796ScottzRidezaddridelogJan 20, 2019 ride log
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 10:25pm
      2 days
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