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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Re-opened following logging as of March-2019
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Roadside parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 1
      • 16
      • 4


      Open on Aug 19, 2019
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      PCBC
      (www.pcbc.co.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      37
      Trails Mountain Bike
      37
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      30
      Trails Trail Running
      30
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent
      7,757 ft
      Total Vertical
      607 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      663 ft
      Reports
      239
      Photos
      43
      Ridden Counter
      1,412

      Photos of Maraetai Forest Mountain Bike

      trail: Fool's Gold
      12 |
      Apr 25, 2019 @ 4:25am
      Apr 25, 2019
      32 |
      Jan 22, 2018 @ 8:27am
      Jan 22, 2018
      trail: Horse Track
      36 |
      Oct 14, 2017 @ 5:48pm
      Oct 14, 2017
      trail: Prospectors
      307 |
      Nov 13, 2016 @ 11:16pm
      Nov 13, 2016

      Videos of Maraetai Forest Mountain Bike

      Kelly Mcgarry Tribute ride - Crankwork
      trail: McGazza's
      1:21 | 120 | Mar 21, 2016
      Screamers
      trail: Screamers
      2:08 | 609 | Sep 26, 2015
      Product Testing. Screamers
      trail: Screamers
      1:21 | 494 | Aug 24, 2015
      booners up kezza
      1:47 | 569 | Aug 14, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      TBC
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:59am
      Aug 19, 2019
      Prevalent MudShowpwnyNZVery muddy & Boggy, just rideable
      Native Addiction
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:57am
      Aug 19, 2019
      VariableShowpwnyNZUpper Section Wet & Boggy, Lower...
      Yippi Ki Yay
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:56am
      Aug 19, 2019
      VariableShowpwnyNZMost of the track is quite wet until...
      The Mission
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:51am
      Aug 19, 2019
      VariableShowpwnyNZThe name of the track is self...
      Comfortably Numb
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:48am
      Aug 19, 2019
      VariableShowpwnyNZFirst 70% of track is dry & tacky,...
      Upper Nile
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:45am
      Aug 19, 2019
      VariableShowpwnyNZMostly dry, runs well and able to carry...
      Screamers
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:40am
      Aug 19, 2019
      WetShowpwnyNZSlippery but Rideable. Boggy in areas...
      Eastern Front
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 12:37am
      Aug 19, 2019
      WetShowpwnyNZBoggy in multiple places but well rideable
      Ground Zero
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 11:10pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      WetShowpwnyNZAs per track description Wet and Wild in...
      Fool's Gold
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 11:06pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      VariableShowpwnyNZWet in places, rain ruts and slippery...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1486591desmondo84addridelogAug 23, 2019 ride log
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 7:05pm
      27 mins
      user #1486591desmondo84addridelogAug 21, 2019 ride log
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 12:37am
      2 days
      user #1486591desmondo84addridelogAug 18, 2019 ride log
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 11:56pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      user #1852714ShowpwnyNZaddreportFool's Gold and 9 more
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 11:06pm
      Aug 18, 2019
      user #1852714ShowpwnyNZvotetrailComfortably Numb and 9 more
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 11:01pm
      Aug 18, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #148516245SoxtrailProspectorsOpen as of March 2019
      Aug 5, 2019 @ 2:43am
      Aug 5, 2019
      user #1696624jezuncutttttrailBoundary RunRan this morning. Trail v poor, lots of cutty...
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 3:51pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      user #1312936mtmtrailThree Blind MiceMaraetai Forest is closed due to forestry...
      Feb 26, 2018 @ 12:09pm
      Feb 26, 2018
      user #1312936mtmtrailCastawayMaraetai Forest is closed due to forestry...
      Feb 26, 2018 @ 12:09pm
      Feb 26, 2018
      user #1312936mtmtrailBoundary RunMaraetai Forest is closed due to forestry...
      Feb 26, 2018 @ 12:08pm
      Feb 26, 2018

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      namedistance
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      Waitawa Regional Park 6 66 km
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      Totara Park 11 129.8 km
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