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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
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
  • 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
      The Worlds Best Trails? It's a bold claim.
      However, the thousands of locals and visitors who ride the Rotorua and Whakarewarewa trail network every year will all tell you they are a fantastic place to mountain bike.
      In a country with some great mountain biking, this 180-kilometre trail network on the southern outskirts of the city are some of the finest. And research confirms the significant role they play in the lifestyle and economy of Rotorua with millions of dollars flowing in every year. The trails have evolved over the years with a lot of people involved in building, maintaining and developing them.
      -Ride Rotorua
      source: Ride Rotorua
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      Region Details
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      • 64
      • 8
      • 27
      • 10
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of 15 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      271
      Trails Mountain Bike
      264
      Trails E-Bike
      220
      Trails Hike
      93
      Trails Trail Running
      93
      Trails Horse
      19
      Total Distance
      257 miles
      Total Descent
      56,480 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,575 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,493 ft
      Reports
      5,205
      Photos
      2,635
      Ridden Counter
      134,725
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Rotorua Mountain Bike

      72 |
      Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:33pm
      Apr 24, 2017
      54 |
      Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:31pm
      Apr 24, 2017
      trail: Old Exit
      351 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      trail: Old Exit
      426 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017

      Videos of Rotorua Mountain Bike

      roto
      1:15 | 358 | Jul 17, 2020
      Ten Fifty One
      0:44 | 76 | Jul 4, 2020
      Mr black
      trail: Mr Black
      1:24 | 32 | Jul 4, 2020
      EVS Rotorua MTB // GoPro MAX
      1:01 | 100 | May 18, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Hemo Gorge Trail
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 4:43pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      Dryricksta007Thanks for the widening.....
      Kung Fu Walrus Extension
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 12:07am
      Aug 1, 2020
      VariableGonezoTape over entrance. Closed.
      Box of Birds
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 10:48pm
      Jul 26, 2020
      IdealMarkWestBike clear debris from trail after felling....

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Mokopuna
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 4:05pm
      15 hours
      Drydamosbike RTTHike Clear tree blocking path
      Up to Tumeke and Tuteata
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 2:38pm
      2 days
      VariableMTBK1W1 Tree down
      Tokorangi Face, part 2
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 7:55pm
      2 days
      IdealKrisOD RTT
      Tokorangi Face, part 3
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 7:55pm
      2 days
      IdealKrisOD RTT
      Tokorangi Pa Road
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 7:55pm
      2 days
      WetKrisOD RTT A few muddy spots from truck tyres...
      Alternate Tokorangi Pa Road
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 6:15pm
      3 days
      Drydamosbike RTTHike
      Rock Drop - top line
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 3:44pm
      3 days
      DryKrisOD RTT Tree Cleared (Also, should have been...
      Poplar Ave
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 3:35pm
      3 days
      VariableKrisOD RTT Cleared Taura drainage. (work report on...
      Underbilly
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 9:38pm
      Aug 11, 2020
      DryWrinkley Raking and drainage work carried out today.
      Billy T
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 9:37pm
      Aug 11, 2020
      DryWrinkley Raking and drainage work. Drainage holes...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1657330Harriet267riddentrailTukonohi and 3 more
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 10:13pm
      9 hours
      user #2343771RobbarrynzriddentrailCorridor
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 6:47pm
      13 hours
      user #2334768GuillaumePierryriddentrailTe Huinga
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 5:07pm
      14 hours
      user #264435damosbikeaddreportMokopuna
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 4:05pm
      15 hours
      user #2343771RobbarrynzriddentrailForest Loop - Mudpool link (Waipa Carpark to Radio Hut Rd) and 4 more
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 3:18pm
      16 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1186913MTBK1W1reportPoplar AveTaura puddle
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 1:03am
      Aug 8, 2020
      user #2032535GonezotrailNew ExitThe trails has really good flow, especially...
      Jul 22, 2020 @ 10:52pm
      Jul 22, 2020
      user #1563137KrisODreportChallenge UphillChecked for tree but none found. Any more info?
      Jul 14, 2020 @ 4:53pm
      Jul 14, 2020
      user #1186913MTBK1W1reportNo Brains ExtensionThank you for clearing
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 3:03pm
      Jul 12, 2020
      user #1563137KrisODreportNo Brains ExtensionThanks heaps for the reports and photos. Trees...
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 2:43pm
      Jul 12, 2020

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Skyline - Rotoruabike parkRotorua
      Whakarewarewa Forestbike parkRotorua
      Dodzy Skills Parkskill parkRotorua
      Rotorua BMX Trackskill parkRotorua
      Te Papa o Te Kauri BMX Trackskill parkRotorua

      Pinkbike Articles

      Apr 17, 2020
      Video: Railing &amp; Roosting in the Rotorua Redwoods Video: Railing & Roosting in the Rotorua Redwoods
      ADU Industries welcomes 23-year-old Liam Brierly to the team with this welcome edit.
      Mar 24, 2020
      Video: Joe Breeden's Crankworx Rotorua DH Race Run Video: Joe Breeden's Crankworx Rotorua DH Race Run
      4th place with a lay down for Polygon's new British recruit
      Mar 18, 2020
      Video: Behind the Scenes With Tomas Lemoine at Crankworx Rotorua Video: Behind the Scenes With Tomas Lemoine at Crankworx Rotorua
      Speed and style and slopestyle made up an action-packed week for Lemoine.
      Mar 9, 2020
      Bike Check: George Brannigan's Propain Rage Mullet Bike - Crankworx Rotorua 2020 Bike Check: George Brannigan's Propain Rage Mullet Bike - Crankworx Rotorua 2020
      George Brannigan's new bike in all its glory.
      Feb 11, 2019
      Destination Showcase: Rotorua, New Zealand Destination Showcase: Rotorua, New Zealand
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      • By outhouse Plus & contributors
      • Admins: ralley, RTT
      • #4050 - 52,942 views

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