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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

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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
  • 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 35 54 21 8
      Riverhead Forest 14 70 1
      Eskdale MTB Park 28 53 12 2
      Lake Mangamahoe 17 29 4 1
      Woodhill Mountain Bike Park 21 26 5
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      Region Details
      • 328
      • 100
      • 445
      • 933
      • 71
      • 172
      • 29
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of 15 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (trailfund.org.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,294
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,239
      Trails E-Bike
      557
      Trails Hike
      1,524
      Trails Trail Running
      1,524
      Trails Horse
      11
      Trails Dirtbike
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      12
      Trails Downhill Ski
      112
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      18
      Trails Nordic Ski
      8
      Total Distance
      2,361 miles
      Total Descent
      587,589 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,614 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,615 ft
      Reports
      16,221
      Photos
      5,552
      Ridden Counter
      277,736
      Sub Regions

      Popular North Island Mountain Biking Trails

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      Be Rude Not Too
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Tahi Extension
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Ball and Chain
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Underbilly
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Bunny Jugs 1
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge Roadside
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Mad If You Don't
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      The Verry Easy Trail
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Billy T
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Grinder to dipper
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Katore Road
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Pohaturoa Road
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Challenge DH
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Corners
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Upper Corners
      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
      Three Brothers Lower Peak Loop
      Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      5 miles
      The Timber Trail
      Manawatu-Whanganui
      48 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
      Makara Peak alternative intermediate loop from Karori Park
      Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park
      8 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 116 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 186 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,773 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of North Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Old Exit
      297 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: Old Exit
      365 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: Rollercoaster
      973 |
      Jul 31, 2012 @ 3:07am
      Jul 31, 2012
      trail: Rollercoaster
      579 |
      Nov 15, 2006 @ 12:05am
      Nov 15, 2006
      | 2 comments

      Videos of North Island Mountain Bike

      2:51 | | Oct 22, 2019
      At the top of Pines Loop
      trail: Pines Loop
      0:22 | 1 | Oct 20, 2019
      Ruapehu DH Road Gap - 440 MTB Park
      trail: Ruapehu DH
      0:12 | 45 | Oct 19, 2019
      NEW Chinese Laundry POV - 440 MTB Park
      trail: Pink Stoat
      1:00 | 62 | Oct 19, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Baja Grade 3 Extension
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 5:03pm
      3 days
      DryBelindanzTree across trail exit
      Upper Handjob
      West Coast Riders Club
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 6:22pm
      Oct 18, 2019
      UnknownKiwiS4FF1R
      Spring Roll
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 1:00am
      Oct 16, 2019
      VariableForestant Tree about 40 cm diameter is down across...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Dry Creek
      Belmont Regional Park
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 5:25pm
      15 hours
      DryCrucial10Very much an uphill workout trail. Ensure...
      Arepa (Alpha) 1
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 10:59pm
      1 days
      DryTeresaw Broom encroaching trail, some gorse too
      Waihaha and Waihora Link
      Great Lake Trails
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 9:50pm
      2 days
      WetRecriderRode Waihaha and Waihora Link on Sunday...
      Baja
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 8:45pm
      3 days
      Drymikethemoa Removed trees of mossy - baha...
      Towai Traverse
      Wainui Trail Project (WTP)
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 8:44pm
      3 days
      Prevalent MudSalamandrDMore mud wrestling than riding on Sunday....
      Ring Road
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 10:45pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      Variablezachbonetti-nz
      Pondy New
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 10:45pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      Variablezachbonetti-nz
      Split Enz V2
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 10:44pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      Variablezachbonetti-nzGreat condition
      Time Warp
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 10:43pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      Wetzachbonetti-nz
      Tuhoto Ariki
      Whakarewarewa Forest
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 10:42pm
      Oct 19, 2019
      Prevalent Mudzachbonetti-nzVery muddy throughout the track in the...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1065423dangerdan1riddentrailRoadrunner 2016 and 9 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 2:35am
      6 hours
      user #13000813xploreNZriddentrailBSX Return
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 2:19am
      6 hours
      user #1454256TimjurgenswishlisttrailOld Coach Road
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 12:58am
      8 hours
      user #1461215MillyCataddphoto in New Plymouth, New Zealand and 3 more
      Oct 23, 2019 @ 12:45am
      8 hours
      user #678523mudcyclesupdatedirectoryMud Cycles
      Oct 22, 2019 @ 11:54pm
      9 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #148516245SoxreportCastawaySick trail in the drier months, illegal build...
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 9:14pm
      2 days
      user #1563137KrisODreportBaja Grade 3 ExtensionAny chance of a photo of this tree? Also, it...
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 5:46pm
      3 days
      user #1917758Christo256trailWheeler's WayThis track is closed for logging for at least...
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 5:47pm
      Oct 15, 2019
      user #1250502matttankreportKoruIt was open yesterday (Saturday 12th)!
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 3:48pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #1691184CorwinreportKoruIs it still closed now, do you know?
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 8:03pm
      Oct 11, 2019

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