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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
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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
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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

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Whakarewarewa Forest 48 58 22 6
      Riverhead Forest 24 93 1
      Eskdale MTB Park 30 54 11 2
      Lake Mangamahoe 18 32 4 3
      Woodhill Mountain Bike Park 20 26 5
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      Region Details
      • 354
      • 112
      • 509
      • 1,008
      • 97
      • 190
      • 35
      • 3

      Region Status
      Caution as of 5 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,645
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,477
      Trails E-Bike
      789
      Trails Hike
      1,783
      Trails Trail Running
      1,744
      Trails Horse
      89
      Trails Dirtbike
      50
      Trails Observed Trials
      42
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      10
      Trails Downhill Ski
      107
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      18
      Trails Nordic Ski
      7
      Total Distance
      2,733 miles
      Total Descent
      652,165 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,088 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,089 ft
      Reports
      21,785
      Photos
      6,725
      Ridden Counter
      393,278
      Sub Regions

      Popular North Island Mountain Biking Trails

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      Tahi Extension
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Be Rude Not Too
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Ball and Chain
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge Roadside
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Mad If You Don't
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      The Verry Easy Trail
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Underbilly
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Bunny Jugs 1
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Katore Road
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Grinder to dipper
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge DH
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Pohaturoa Road
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Paddy's Run (A Trail)
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Billy T
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Access Trail: Challenge Rockdrop Link
      Whakarewarewa Forest

      North Island Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Makara Peak Intermediate Loop (feat. Upswing and Peak Flow)
      Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      7 miles
      Easy Tour
      Rangituhi Trail Park
      3 miles
      One Sweet Loop
      Lake Mangamahoe
      9 miles
      Makara Peak Grand Loop (intermediate & advanced)
      Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      8 miles
      The Timber Trail
      Manawatu-Whanganui
      48 miles
      Three Brothers Lower Peak Loop
      Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      5 miles
      Don't Forget Your Chopsticks Gordon
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      23 miles
      Porirua - Great Cycle Loops - Parks and Harbours
      Whitireia Park
      15 miles
      Makara Peak Fern Loop (Koru and Lazy Fern)
      Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      3 miles
      Totara Race Nite Course 1
      Totara Park
      4 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 238 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 251 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2,184 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of North Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Old Exit
      351 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: Old Exit
      423 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: Rollercoaster
      1,005 |
      Jul 31, 2012 @ 3:07am
      Jul 31, 2012
      trail: Rollercoaster
      601 |
      Nov 15, 2006 @ 12:05am
      Nov 15, 2006
      | 2 comments

      Videos of North Island Mountain Bike

      Serendipity Mountain Bike Trail - Polhill,...
      2:57 | 3 | Aug 4, 2020
      Selwyn descent
      0:43 | 23 | Jul 31, 2020
      roto
      1:15 | 326 | Jul 17, 2020
      crash up Mt Vic
      trail: Super D
      0:31 | 148 | Jul 9, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Let It Roll
      Lake Mangamahoe
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:03pm
      2 days
      UnknownbaconNbikesForestry work
      Anti Climb-Ax
      Lake Mangamahoe
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:03pm
      2 days
      UnknownbaconNbikesLarge tree down across trail, blocking...
      Sweet Spot
      Lake Mangamahoe
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:02pm
      2 days
      UnknownbaconNbikesForestry work

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Roller Coaster
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 4:11am
      5 hours
      Drytimbotim Foliage control and tidy up
      Creek
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 5:07pm
      16 hours
      DryKrisOD RTT Adopter used backpack blower on the...
      Salvation
      Wrights Hill
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 4:04am
      1 days
      Drywideopennewzealand
      Wahine
      Western Hills
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 4:04am
      1 days
      Drywideopennewzealand
      Communal
      Riverhead Forest
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 11:41pm
      1 days
      Unknownlime12Updating last report as 'prevalent mud' a...
      Grim Creaper
      Oropi Grove
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 8:05pm
      2 days
      IdealgramyDriest trail in the park yeehaa
      Barnyard Boogie
      Hunua Trails
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 7:51pm
      2 days
      Variablektflood
      Kauri
      Hunua Trails
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 7:51pm
      2 days
      Variablektflood
      Rise 'n Shine
      Hunua Trails
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 7:50pm
      2 days
      WetktfloodLittle slippery on the corners but...
      River Trail
      Hunua Trails
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 7:50pm
      2 days
      WetktfloodA bit of slippery clay but otherwise good...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1606706timbotimaddreportRoller Coaster
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 4:11am
      5 hours
      user #1329290NewmarketMTBcommentreportPork Scratchings
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 3:48am
      6 hours
      user #1134386Zipp72commentreportPork Scratchings
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 2:14am
      7 hours
      user #2338787AnnavhowarthwishlisttrailTongariro River Trail
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 11:55pm
      10 hours
      user #1823357iljahsimpkinaddphoto at JIM in Kerikeri, New Zealand and 1 more
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 10:23pm
      11 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #1329290NewmarketMTBreportPork Scratchings@Zipp72 I responded to you on Facebook.
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 3:48am
      6 hours
      user #1134386Zipp72reportPork ScratchingsPlease don’t move features! You didn’t...
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 2:14am
      7 hours
      user #1673225ClintNZtrailWhirinaki Forest TrackTrack is mostly clear at present, the surface...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 11:45pm
      2 days
      user #1019363jacks-telluridetrailWaiohine Gorge LoopIf done in the suggested direction the first...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 3:03pm
      3 days
      user #1019363jacks-telluridereportGreytown Off Road LoopAgree not for cycling. The route has...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 2:39pm
      3 days

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