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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
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 Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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

LEGEND
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
      An area of the greater Wellington stretching from Paekakariki to Peka Peka. While this areas is technically part of the greater Wellington region it's only major city is Paraparaumu and therefore deserves it'sown area for tagging trails.
      Region Details
      • 5
      • 1
      • 6
      • 7
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Mar 11, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      33
      Trails Mountain Bike
      31
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      28
      Total Distance
      87 miles
      Total Descent
      30,254 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,661 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,662 ft
      Reports
      118
      Photos
      120
      Ridden Counter
      1,537

      Popular Kapiti Coast Mountain Biking Trails

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      Red Tape
      Whareroa Farm
      Link
      Whareroa Farm
      Farm
      Whareroa Farm
      Campbell Mills Rd
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      Whakatikei
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      Titi
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      Perhams Rd
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      Hydro Valley Road
      Whareroa Farm
      Norms Crossing
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      North QEII Loop
      Queen Elizabeth Park
      Co-Op Extension
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      Three Sisters
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      QEII South loop
      Queen Elizabeth Park
      Feeder
      Dirt Farm
      Possum Corner
      Dirt Farm

      Kapiti Coast Mountain Bike Routes

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      Karapoti from Kapiti
      Kapiti Coast
      28 miles
      FJ40
      Whareroa Farm
      5 miles
      Giant Wellington PNP Series rd 2 (Whareroa) Long Loop 2019 race
      Whareroa Farm
      12 miles
      Kapiti Xterra race
      Queen Elizabeth Park
      18 miles
      Giant Wellington PNP Series Rd 2 (Whareroa) Long Loop 2018 race
      Whareroa Farm
      13 miles
      Giant Wellington PNP Series rd2 Whareroa Short Loop 2018 race
      Whareroa Farm
      4 miles
      Giant Wellington PNP Spring Series rd 4 Long Loop option race
      Queen Elizabeth Park
      15 miles
      15 mile Whareroa Farm Road Ridepopular ridelog15 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 37 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Kapiti Coast Mountain Bike

      12 |
      Nov 8, 2019 @ 9:31am
      Nov 8, 2019
      trail: Red Tape
      34 |
      Sep 9, 2019 @ 7:57pm
      Sep 9, 2019
      57 |
      Feb 25, 2017 @ 11:01pm
      Feb 25, 2017
      114 |
      Jun 2, 2016 @ 1:44pm
      Jun 2, 2016
      114 |
      Jun 2, 2016 @ 1:44pm
      Jun 2, 2016

      Videos of Kapiti Coast Mountain Bike

      Dirt Farm is all time
      trail: Farm
      2:22 | 2509 | Mar 20, 2017
      Cutting shapes
      trail: Farm
      2:03 | 157 | Mar 29, 2016
      Farm Jam 2013: MTB Official Highlights
      trail: Farm
      2:30 | 36182 | Feb 24, 2013
      Farm Jam 2012 BMX: Kyle Baldock, Hucker, TJ...
      trail: Farm
      6:10 | 26929 | Apr 19, 2012

      Current Trail Warnings

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      The Ruts and Fenceline Track
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      Mar 11, 2020 @ 2:23pm
      Mar 11, 2020
      Drywideopennewzealandfrom the ranger 11/03/20: Access to the...
      Hydro Valley Road
      Whareroa Farm
      Mar 11, 2020 @ 2:23pm
      Mar 11, 2020
      Drywideopennewzealandfrom the ranger 11/03/20: Access to the...
      Campbell Mills Rd
      Akatarawa Forest Park (Kapiti Coast)
      Mar 11, 2020 @ 2:22pm
      Mar 11, 2020
      Drywideopennewzealandfrom the ranger 11/03/20: Access to the...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2062282peterhbwishlisttrailPerhams Rd
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 6:59pm
      Mar 23, 2020
      user #2062282peterhbriddentrailPerhams Rd
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 6:59pm
      Mar 23, 2020
      user #2062282peterhbriddentrailLink
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 6:58pm
      Mar 23, 2020
      user #1683855frsfletcheraddtrailFeral Pheasant
      Mar 21, 2020 @ 2:06am
      Mar 21, 2020
      user #2055587Lk3wishlisttrailThree Sisters
      Mar 18, 2020 @ 2:25pm
      Mar 18, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1094993TuracotrailOdlins RoadThe first couple of kilometres is slow going...
      Jan 16, 2020 @ 5:25pm
      Jan 16, 2020
      user #993536wideopennewzealandtrailFred's TrackWhat's the point in adding a trail to TF and...
      Dec 29, 2019 @ 12:14pm
      Dec 29, 2019
      user #1791199LahmerttrailThe Ruts and Fenceline TrackNot sweet for mountain biking currently
      Nov 8, 2019 @ 9:32am
      Nov 8, 2019
      user #1880059KiwiRavertrailLinkThe first stream crossing is ok, the second...
      Nov 2, 2019 @ 1:24am
      Nov 2, 2019
      user #260966NobrakesNZtrailThree SistersGreat old school trail. Be prepared for tech...
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 4:14pm
      Aug 24, 2019

      Local Badges

      • By nikholden BAMBA & contributors
      • Admins: TFNZ, YogiNZ, ralley, KCMBG, KMBC
      • #5913 - 7,615 views

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