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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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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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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      Victoria Park 7 16 9 11
      "The Gorge" Mountain Bike Park 2 10 14 4
      Naseby Forest 12 27 2
      Sticky Forest 6 24 16 5
      Whare Flat 14 4
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      Region Details
      • 293
      • 70
      • 332
      • 563
      • 109
      • 192
      • 74
      • 4

      Region Status
      Open as of 1 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,935
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,720
      Trails E-Bike
      584
      Trails Hike
      1,369
      Trails Trail Running
      1,369
      Trails Horse
      7
      Trails Dirtbike
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      7
      Trails Downhill Ski
      79
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      8
      Total Distance
      3,255 miles
      Total Descent
      689,026 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,788 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,789 ft
      Reports
      12,148
      Photos
      9,537
      Ridden Counter
      233,897
      Sub Regions

      Popular South Island Mountain Biking Trails

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      Lazy Vertigo
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Thunder Goat
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Loess Rider
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Rude Rock
      Coronet Peak
      Lower Hammy's Track
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Huck Yeah!
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Upper Hammy's Track
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Vertigo
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Original
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Summit Connection
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Rock Garden
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Thingymajig
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Battlestag
      Queenstown Bike Park
      Lord of the Possums
      Christchurch Adventure Park
      Diesel
      Queenstown Bike Park

      South Island Mountain Bike Routes

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      Maitai-Coppermine-Maitai
      Codgers - Maitai
      19 miles
      Pick & Mix
      Codgers
      20 miles
      Ollie's Choice
      Codgers
      15 miles
      Purple Haze Loop
      Flat Top Hill
      6 miles
      Kaikoura Trail
      Kaikoura
      29 miles
      Corotown
      Coronet Peak
      6 miles
      Port Hills Traverse
      Crocodile XC MTB Park
      22 miles
      Percy Pass
      South Island
      36 miles
      Dun Mountain, Little Twin, Dew Lakes
      Coppermine
      27 miles
      Maitland Ridge Track
      Teetotal
      13 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 232 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 126 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,382 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of South Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Rapaki Track
      50 |
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 1:22am
      Jan 22, 2019
      trail: Fenceline
      139 |
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 6:39pm
      Oct 22, 2017
      91 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:57am
      May 6, 2017
      142 |
      May 6, 2017 @ 12:49am
      May 6, 2017

      Videos of South Island Mountain Bike

      Hidden Gems
      1:00 | 8521 | Jun 28, 2020
      Kaspar Hayes shreds the GC | Christchurch...
      trail: The GC
      2:02 | 37 | Jun 21, 2020
      Squid Run - Queenstown Mountain Biking Trail
      trail: Squid Run
      4:44 | 23 | Jun 15, 2020
      Queenstown MTB - Skyline Bikepark
      trail: Vertigo
      2:27 | 11 | Jun 15, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Keyboard Warrior
      Sharlands
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 8:31pm
      2 days
      VariableNMTBC NMTBC Top couple of corners blown out, another...
      Dirt Jump Line
      Crocodile XC MTB Park
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 11:13pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      Unknownbryanmmch
      Pylon Down
      Gibbston
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 1:27pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      Dryjoe-swannCompletely overgrown and trampled by the...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2059357NicholasGaughanriddentrailOver The Edge and 2 more
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 5:46pm
      2 hours
      user #1422354KadeLeafriddenskillparkTimaru Freestyle Jump Park
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 10:16am
      9 hours
      user #1422354KadeLeafaddphoto in My City
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 10:16am
      9 hours
      user #1422354KadeLeafriddentrailWetlands Creek Track and 2 more
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 10:15am
      9 hours
      user #1422354KadeLeafriddentrailBottom Track
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 10:14am
      9 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1477091PhilandCathtrailSwampy Spur80% rideable, 20 min push thru mud. Worth it...
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 10:37pm
      3 days
      user #1326556CptkernowreportLollipopTrack is mint.
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 9:35pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #2254352CaramenatrailBarnicoat firebreak walkwayDoes not exist currently
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 10:28pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      user #1213436JmccallumtrailKaniere Water Race - Grade 4 SectionThis makes a great loop from Wards Rd bridge...
      Jul 28, 2020 @ 1:40pm
      Jul 28, 2020
      user #1213436JmccallumtrailLake Kaniere Track - Southern EndLooking forward to riding this route...
      Jul 28, 2020 @ 1:27pm
      Jul 28, 2020

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