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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      Caution as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      14
      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
      92
      Photos
      56
      Ridden Counter
      3,103

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 4 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 20 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Huka Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Redwoods
      18 |
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 11:11am
      Aug 13, 2019
      trail: Cafe Track
      9 |
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 12:02am
      Jul 7, 2019
      trail: Redwoods
      15 |
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 9:15am
      Nov 26, 2018
      trail: Rotary Ride
      148 |
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 1:38am
      Nov 1, 2018

      Videos of Huka Trails Mountain Bike

      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 93 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 62 | Mar 27, 2015
      Redwoods Coast - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Redwoods
      1:09 | 140 | Dec 28, 2014
      Frontflip on Downhill Bike - Crash
      trail: Redwoods
      0:08 | 1179 | Aug 8, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2330146RonancartonriddentrailHuka Falls to Aratiatia
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 12:22pm
      Aug 2, 2020
      user #1667539DrmsariddentrailFerguson's Gully and 3 more
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 9:14pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #2330146RonancartonriddentrailHuka Falls to Aratiatia
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 4:21pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #2212847KRaikesriddentrailHuka Falls to Aratiatia
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 2:54pm
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #2317237BruceperryriddentrailHuka Falls to Aratiatia and 2 more
      Jul 28, 2020 @ 2:04am
      Jul 28, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1996239ShreddingSamtrailAcid DropReally good short trail nice berms and flows...
      Jan 6, 2020 @ 9:14pm
      Jan 6, 2020
      user #2008987JensmartenstrailRotary RideNot an intermediary ride at all, this is an...
      Jan 3, 2020 @ 7:34pm
      Jan 3, 2020
      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

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      Waikato River Trails 3 334.5 km
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