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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
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  • < 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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Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
      Located South of Rangituhi/Colonial knob, hosts a main Te Ara Roa trail pathway (Trail of NewZealand)

      Currently there isn't too much at Spicer Forest but there are plans to add facilities and more trails.
      It is a great connection through from Johnsonville to Porirua though
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 3
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 1, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,026
      Trails (view details)
      7
      Trails Mountain Bike
      6
      Trails Hike
      7
      Trails Trail Running
      7
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      1,748 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,260 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,510 ft
      Reports
      19
      Photos
      8
      Ridden Counter
      455

      Popular Spicer Forest Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance

      Photos of Spicer Forest Mountain Bike

      17 |
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 4:28am
      Aug 4, 2018
      55 |
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 4:24am
      Aug 4, 2018
      29 |
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 4:23am
      Aug 4, 2018
      26 |
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 4:21am
      Aug 4, 2018

      Videos of Spicer Forest Mountain Bike

      2015 crash reel
      1:56 | 12 | Jan 3, 2016
      Spicer Forest Dual Use Trail, Wellington, NZ
      3:07 | 161 | Aug 12, 2018 , Porirua
      Te Ara Tai Tonga - Rangituhi Trail Park
      477 | May 3, 2017 , Porirua

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Turbine road
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 12:14pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      Very DryCorwinSailed down this, nearly didn’t have...
      Te Ara Tai Tonga
      May 4, 2019 @ 5:01pm
      May 4, 2019
      Drybaypowells
      Te Araroa (spicer)
      Mar 1, 2019 @ 9:11am
      Mar 1, 2019
      Drywideopennewzealand
      Te Araroa (Broken hill)
      Mar 1, 2019 @ 9:11am
      Mar 1, 2019
      Drywideopennewzealand
      Victory link
      Mar 1, 2019 @ 9:10am
      Mar 1, 2019
      Drywideopennewzealand
      Kiwi cres
      Apr 19, 2015 @ 4:09pm
      Apr 19, 2015
      Unknownmccmartini MCGPine trees down across in sections, still...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1970188PenerakauriddentrailTe Ara Tai Tonga and 2 more
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 10:14am
      Nov 1, 2019
      user #1761025mahaki76riddentrailTe Araroa (spicer)
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 12:17am
      Oct 28, 2019
      user #1756993DrBobNZriddentrailTe Ara Tai Tonga
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 12:35am
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1691184CorwinaddreportTurbine road
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 12:14pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      user #1911629sloanycriddentrailTe Ara Tai Tonga
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 12:13pm
      Aug 29, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1308618chickenlittleNZtrailTurbine roadI did a circuit from the went up Broken Hill...
      Jun 4, 2017 @ 1:15am
      Jun 4, 2017
      user #974101mccmartinitrailTurbine roadThe road is mainly gravel and tarmac. the...
      Aug 21, 2016 @ 1:18pm
      Aug 21, 2016
      user #1206570NymbletrailTurbine roadWhat's the state of this road. Could yo get...
      Aug 18, 2016 @ 11:59pm
      Aug 18, 2016

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Rangituhi Trail Park 5 6 21.9 km
      Porirua East 3 33.7 km
      Northern Hills 3 74.5 km
      Whitireia Park 24.8 km
      Belmont Regional Park 4 17 25.2 km
      • By mccmartini MCG & contributors
      • Admins: apply
      • #5782 - 3,357 views

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