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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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
      • 16
      • 1
      • 19
      • 41
      • 10
      • 8
      • 7
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of 1 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      168
      Trails Mountain Bike
      118
      Trails E-Bike
      19
      Trails Hike
      75
      Trails Trail Running
      30
      Total Distance
      170 miles
      Total Descent
      38,107 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,058 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,089 ft
      Reports
      3,478
      Photos
      307
      Ridden Counter
      15,463
      Sub Regions

      Popular Taranaki Mountain Biking Trails

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      Taranaki Mountain Bike Routes

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      One Sweet Loop
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      9 miles
      Mitre10Mega MTB 50Km
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      14 miles
      Mangas top to bottom flow
      Taranaki
      2 miles
      Mangamahoe XCO Loop
      Taranaki
      4 miles
      Race Practice
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      22 miles
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      3 miles
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      2 miles
      Cemetery Circuit
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      3 miles
      Big Tall John's Big Long Loop
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      15 miles
      All Mountain Loop
      Busing Forest
      1 mile

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 16 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 66 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Taranaki Mountain Bike

      trail: Pork Pie
      24 |
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 4:31pm
      Dec 15, 2019
      95 |
      Oct 11, 2016 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 11, 2016
      80 |
      Oct 11, 2016 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 11, 2016
      72 |
      Oct 11, 2016 @ 12:17pm
      Oct 11, 2016

      Videos of Taranaki Mountain Bike

      New Plymouth Jump Trail
      trail: Operator
      0:58 | 397 | May 25, 2020
      The Back Entrance | Lake Mangamahoe
      20:02 | 169 | Dec 15, 2019
      2:51 | 201 | Oct 22, 2019
      bruised nuts
      trail: Nuts
      1:17 | 1032 | Sep 1, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      The Shuttle
      Lake Mangamahoe
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 2:20pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      Wetgraeme-mtbE-Bike Very wet and deep mudholes in the lower...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2467218Kermit105addreportFlow and 4 more
      Oct 26, 2020 @ 2:04pm
      13 hours
      user #1461215mtb-tech-geekcheckintrailS'up and 14 more
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 8:39pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      user #1158520hairylescommentreportSnakes and Ladders
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 9:22pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      user #1142354graeme-mtbaddreportFenceline and 10 more
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 5:41pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      user #1158520hairylesaddreportSnakes and Ladders and 1 more
      Oct 20, 2020 @ 5:00pm
      Oct 20, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #1158520hairylesreportSnakes and Laddersthanks graeme, theres a team of three of us...
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 9:22pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      user #421689KiwimatttrailTrack the RipperHave you read your private message regarding...
      Feb 7, 2020 @ 10:27pm
      Feb 7, 2020
      user #2021781MhpruytrailMoki Rerekapa loopIf you enjoy long treks with your bike then...
      Jan 20, 2020 @ 11:54am
      Jan 20, 2020
      user #1214355JENNAnztrailMeremere TrackRode today, track is great, nice and dry.
      Jan 18, 2020 @ 12:56am
      Jan 18, 2020
      user #1976579GeorgeminghamtrailKiwi Kid'sGreat kids and family trail winding through...
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 1:32am
      Jan 5, 2020

      Local Badges

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