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      This is the best mountain biking destination in Taranaki. There's approx. 45km's of track ranging from Grades 1-6.

      There's a map board at the car park entrance and at a few locations around the park. The trails entrances and exits are generally well marked as the trails are one way.

      A trail map available from the New Plymouth Mountain Bikers website (http://npmtb.co.nz/lake-mangamahoe)
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: City Managed
      Lake Mangamahoe Car Park google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Head south 10km out of New Plymouth on State Highway 3 until you see the Lake Mangamahoe turn off, then carry on 800m to the next left turn off (Plantation Rd). Turn left and left again, stop at the obvious row of angle parks at the gate.
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      Region Details
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      • 18
      • 34
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      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Dec 21, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      101
      Trails Mountain Bike
      101
      Trails E-Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      22
      Trails Trail Running
      22
      Total Distance
      32 miles
      Total Descent
      9,175 ft
      Total Vertical
      379 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      743 ft
      Reports
      4,131
      Photos
      243
      Ridden Counter
      19,746

      Photos of Lake Mangamahoe Mountain Bike

      63 |
      Dec 21, 2021 @ 4:01pm
      Dec 21, 2021
      52 |
      Dec 21, 2021 @ 4:01pm
      Dec 21, 2021
      trail: Hendrix
      42 |
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 2:49pm
      Oct 17, 2021
      33 |
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 8:26pm
      Apr 23, 2021
      trail: Pork Pie
      54 |
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 4:31pm
      Dec 15, 2019
      109 |
      Oct 11, 2016 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 11, 2016
      88 |
      Oct 11, 2016 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 11, 2016
      80 |
      Oct 11, 2016 @ 12:17pm
      Oct 11, 2016

      Videos of Lake Mangamahoe Mountain Bike

      288 | Nov 12, 2020
      Beginners guide to getting leg staple's
      468 | Oct 28, 2020
      New Plymouth Jump Trail
      trail: Operator
      0:58 | 684 | May 25, 2020
      The Back Entrance | Lake Mangamahoe
      20:02 | 356 | Dec 15, 2019
      2:51 | 428 | Oct 22, 2019
      Te Miro Flow Trail
      1:06 | 242 | Apr 8, 2016
      Arapuke DH
      3:09 | 527 | Feb 4, 2012
      youtuber BB Sizzler @ Mangamahoe MTB Park
      trail: BB Sizzler
      1:12 | 72 | May 3, 2022 , New Plymouth

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Hihi
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 2:40pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      Unknowntrees cut but no sign??!?!?!? Sinclairs...AnyaParsottam
      Highway to Hell
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 2:36pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      Variablelittle bit wet on the berm and part were...AnyaParsottam
      Bates
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 2:31pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      Prevalent Mudbig mud puddle after first hill, little...AnyaParsottam
      Kahore Tau
      Apr 14, 2022 @ 6:58pm
      Apr 14, 2022
      Dry Wasp nest at entranceRyanCox
      Gravel Grovel
      Mar 4, 2022 @ 11:52am
      Mar 4, 2022
      DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Fenceline
      Mar 4, 2022 @ 11:52am
      Mar 4, 2022
      DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      S'up
      Mar 4, 2022 @ 11:52am
      Mar 4, 2022
      IdealE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Let It Roll
      Mar 4, 2022 @ 11:52am
      Mar 4, 2022
      DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Track the Ripper
      Mar 4, 2022 @ 11:52am
      Mar 4, 2022
      DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Tims Triple
      Mar 4, 2022 @ 11:52am
      Mar 4, 2022
      DryE-Bike graeme-mtb

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3060859AnyaParsottamcommentreportHihi
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 2:41pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      user #3060859AnyaParsottamaddreportBates and 2 more
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 2:31pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      user #2290136AjparsottamwishlisttrailBates and 1 more
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 2:39am
      Jul 16, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geekcheckintrailSlice Of Heaven and 11 more
      Jul 15, 2022 @ 3:30am
      Jul 15, 2022
      user #2290136AjparsottamwishlisttrailSweet Spot and 6 more
      Jul 11, 2022 @ 4:31am
      Jul 11, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #3060859AnyaParsottamreportHihiBeen cut then last year
      Jul 18, 2022 @ 2:41pm
      Jul 18, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailTwisted SisterSteep and tight chutes
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 1:56am
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailRidgery DooPincy and tight climb trail
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 1:25am
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailTims TripleTight and rocky xc trail
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 1:24am
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geektrailGiant's Hit StormTight and fast trail
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 1:20am
      Jun 26, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike10130 miles8,819 ft16 miles377 ft
      #154#82434,12189,030
      E-Bike248 miles1,736 ft4 miles361 ft
      #232#143,824186
      Hike2210 miles2,205 ft5 miles377 ft
      #2,497#723,89342
      Trail Running2210 miles2,205 ft5 miles377 ft
      #2,497#723,893134
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