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      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.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 8
      • 5
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 10, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      15
      Trails Mountain Bike
      16
      Trails E-Bike
      16
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      3,205 ft
      Total Vertical
      242 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,318 ft
      Reports
      357
      Photos
      66
      Ridden Counter
      7,237

      Photos of Huka Trails Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Jun 16, 2024 @ 1:39am
      Jun 16, 2024
      trail: Rotary Ride
      61 |
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 6:43pm
      Jul 1, 2022
      177 |
      Dec 23, 2020 @ 10:27pm
      Dec 23, 2020
      93 |
      Dec 23, 2020 @ 10:27pm
      Dec 23, 2020
      trail: Redwoods
      46 |
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 11:11am
      Aug 13, 2019
      trail: Cafe Track
      34 |
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 12:02am
      Jul 7, 2019
      trail: Redwoods
      28 |
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 9:15am
      Nov 26, 2018
      trail: Rotary Ride
      242 |
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 1:38am
      Nov 1, 2018

      Videos of Huka Trails Mountain Bike

      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 106 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 95 | Mar 27, 2015
      Redwoods Coast - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Redwoods
      1:09 | 159 | Dec 28, 2014
      Frontflip on Downhill Bike - Crash
      trail: Redwoods
      0:08 | 1196 | Aug 8, 2014
      Winter Redwoods Edit 2014
      trail: Redwoods
      0:52 | 313 | Aug 8, 2014
      Riverside dirt jump jam
      trail: River Side
      2:33 | 1240 | Jun 4, 2014
      Riding Illegal Tracks in New Zealand
      trail: Redwoods
      4:47 | 1068 | Feb 13, 2014
      Breaking my Arm
      trail: Redwoods
      0:40 | 810 | Aug 6, 2013

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Te Totara Gully
      Jul 10, 2024 @ 10:48am
      Jul 10, 2024
      Variablegraeme-mtbE-Bike Very slippery around the low point and...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      Suzieq6111riddentrailactivity #55666018 and 2 more
      Jul 15, 2024 @ 12:40am
      20 hours
      Marcedeleurwishlistrouteactivity #55640118
      Jul 14, 2024 @ 1:29pm
      1 day
      graeme-mtbaddreportactivity #55507267 and 3 more
      Jul 11, 2024 @ 10:16pm
      Jul 11, 2024
      robbenaddtrailactivity #55203180
      Jul 5, 2024 @ 8:33pm
      Jul 5, 2024
      graeme-mtbaddreportactivity #55060531
      Jul 3, 2024 @ 3:15am
      Jul 3, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      JimmymtbnztrailSH1 Gully track to Redwoods trackCurrently overgrown
      Jan 12, 2024 @ 10:36pm
      Jan 12, 2024
      Si19761trailRotary RideRode today, good condition G3.
      Jun 3, 2023 @ 8:59pm
      Jun 3, 2023
      Si19761trailTe Totara GullyWet and muddy today with a short section at...
      Jun 3, 2023 @ 8:56pm
      Jun 3, 2023
      mtb-tech-geektrailTe Totara GutGood walk around the Taupo thermal landscape
      Jun 25, 2022 @ 8:23pm
      Jun 25, 2022
      Tully01trailRiver SideRealized this section about 3km-I had added...
      May 12, 2022 @ 5:59pm
      May 12, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest 20 23 11.6 km
      Mount Tauhara4.5 km
      Kinloch 99.5 km
      Great Lake Trails 79.7 km
      Pureora Forest Park26.8 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1617 miles3,205 ft8 miles243 ft
      #1,104#466235565,258
      E-Bike1617 miles3,205 ft8 miles243 ft
      #398#2313381923
      Hike1414 miles2,566 ft7 miles243 ft
      #962#2635072
      Trail Running1414 miles2,566 ft7 miles243 ft
      #964#261350131
      • By ralley & contributors
      • Admins: BikeTaupõ, robben
      • #15415 - 14,452 views

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