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      Polhill Gully Recreation Reserve.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: City Managed
      Limited street parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 1
      • 8

      Region Status
      Open as of Dec 21, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      12
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      8
      Trails Trail Running
      8
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent
      2,342 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,017 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,199 ft
      Reports
      790
      Photos
      32
      Ridden Counter
      7,365

      Photos of Polhill Gully Reserve Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 11:08pm
      Jan 2, 2022
      trail: Clinical
      0 |
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 11:03pm
      Jan 2, 2022
      trail: Clinical
      4 |
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 11:03pm
      Jan 2, 2022
      trail: Serendipity
      57 |
      Feb 11, 2021 @ 12:53am
      Feb 11, 2021
      75 |
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 2:21am
      Sep 2, 2020
      126 |
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 2:20am
      Sep 2, 2020
      57 |
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 2:20am
      Sep 2, 2020
      63 |
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 2:20am
      Sep 2, 2020

      Videos of Polhill Gully Reserve Mountain Bike

      G!.
      39 | Sep 4, 2021
      Serendipity Mountain Bike Trail - Polhill,...
      2:57 | 58 | Aug 4, 2020
      Serendipity 2020
      3:40 | 77 | Mar 19, 2020
      Paddy forgets to pull up
      0:09 | 328 | Dec 7, 2019
      Polhill (Brooklyn) Wellington
      3:28 | 657 | Jan 17, 2016
      Trail Dew feat. Connor Jacob // Hamish Paice
      2:08 | 6233 | Apr 10, 2015
      Serendipity, Aro Valley, NZ
      3:06 | 486 | Oct 28, 2014
      Serendipity - Waimapihi Polhill Reserve
      3:13 | 28 | Nov 9, 2021 , Wellington

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Ikigai
      Jan 14, 2022 @ 9:51pm
      3 days
      Dryphilo-bedoHolding together pretty well given the...
      Serendipity
      Jan 14, 2022 @ 9:51pm
      3 days
      Dryphilo-bedo
      Birdwood Reserve
      Jan 12, 2022 @ 4:43pm
      Jan 12, 2022
      IdealCorwin
      Clinical
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 8:20pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      IdealrobthetrackieGreat condition :)
      Upper George Denton
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 8:20pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      DryrobthetrackieGreat condition :)
      Highbury Fling
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 8:20pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      IdealrobthetrackieGreat condition :)
      Sawmill
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 8:20pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      DryrobthetrackieGreat condition :)
      Transient
      Jan 6, 2022 @ 8:20pm
      Jan 6, 2022
      DryrobthetrackieGreat condition :)
      Car Parts
      Jan 3, 2022 @ 11:54am
      Jan 3, 2022
      Idealsploom
      Roller Coaster
      Dec 20, 2021 @ 7:23pm
      Dec 20, 2021
      Dryagasson

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1171095goflynnriddentrailIkigai
      Jan 17, 2022 @ 8:08pm
      14 mins
      user #1269426philo-bedoaddreportIkigai and 1 more
      Jan 14, 2022 @ 7:50pm
      Jan 14, 2022
      user #2860376DylanOmondriddentrailSerendipity
      Jan 13, 2022 @ 8:42pm
      Jan 13, 2022
      user #1691184CorwinaddreportBirdwood Reserve
      Jan 13, 2022 @ 3:34am
      Jan 13, 2022
      user #1222861alMoZzwishlisttrailRoller Coaster
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 1:15pm
      Jan 11, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2943133jamesarobertsontrailIkigaiEvery time I ride this track I want to kiss...
      Jan 8, 2022 @ 12:00pm
      Jan 8, 2022
      user #2665147CharlieCollytrailHighbury FlingGood track in ideal condition. Well used by...
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 11:06pm
      Jan 2, 2022
      user #2665147CharlieCollytrailClinicalGood trail cuts through some lovey bush and...
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 11:02pm
      Jan 2, 2022
      user #2876392tomlrmVoQtrailClinicalDry & in good condition
      Nov 5, 2021 @ 3:25am
      Nov 5, 2021
      user #2876392tomlrmVoQtrailTransientDry & in good condition
      Nov 5, 2021 @ 3:23am
      Nov 5, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Wrights Hill 4 9 2 11.2 km
      Mt Vic 3 4 51.6 km
      Southern Suburbs 1 8 2 11.8 km
      Hawkins Hill 32 km
      Te Ahumairangi 2 6 42 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike128 miles2,343 ft4 miles1,017 ft
      #487#2132785416,091
      E-Bike11 mile643 ft1 mile554 ft
      671610
      Hike85 miles968 ft2 miles732 ft
      #762#2272558
      Trail Running85 miles968 ft2 miles732 ft
      #764#23725554
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