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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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      The Great Lake Taupo region is centrally located in the middle of the North Island, approximately 3 ½ hours drive from Auckland and 4 ½ hours drive from Wellington.
      Region Details
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      • 31
      • 35
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      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 25, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      81
      Trails Mountain Bike
      83
      Trails E-Bike
      72
      Trails Hike
      40
      Trails Trail Running
      39
      Total Distance
      146 miles
      Total Descent
      22,411 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,754 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,830 ft
      Reports
      676
      Photos
      322
      Ridden Counter
      22,935
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 6:13pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      1 |
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 6:13pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      trail: Tourist Trap
      7 |
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 6:24pm
      Sep 12, 2020
      trail: W2K
      64 |
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 6:04pm
      Feb 13, 2019

      Videos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      Cole's Killer
      3:14 | 250 | Feb 3, 2020
      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 93 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 71 | Mar 27, 2015
      16' Dual Slalom Champs - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Slalom
      2:50 | 2520 | Feb 18, 2015

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Cole's Killer
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 7:15pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      IdealMike-on-a-bike Log down after first berm

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Tank Stand Down
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 11:16pm
      Sep 29, 2020
      IdealJenralNew rebuilt bottom section is really fun....
      Orakau
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 8:20pm
      Sep 27, 2020
      WetsamdufWindfall
      Waihaha and Waihora Link
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 9:30pm
      Sep 26, 2020
      Dryclyff123 BikeTaupõ Recent planting and blackberry trimming...
      Huka Falls to Aratiatia
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 2:46pm
      Sep 26, 2020
      Dryclyff123 BikeTaupõ Excellent improvements beyond the red...
      Rotary Ride
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 10:05pm
      Sep 14, 2020
      DryMackas
      Tourist Trap
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 10:23pm
      Sep 12, 2020
      IdealTweedieFamily Two trees down on the Tourist Trap
      Headland Loop
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 3:00pm
      Sep 12, 2020
      Idealclyff123 BikeTaupõ Track in great order. Excellent work on...
      Waipouwerawera
      Sep 3, 2020 @ 10:41pm
      Sep 3, 2020
      IdealidohadarMultiple mini slips leaving soft patches...
      K2K
      Aug 21, 2020 @ 6:02pm
      Aug 21, 2020
      WetJenral Tree fallen across trail. Easy enough to...
      Waihaha hut
      Aug 20, 2020 @ 2:31am
      Aug 20, 2020
      VariableJustin76Pretty good most of the way up but a few...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2441265LivgriddentrailRotary Ride and 3 more
      Oct 28, 2020 @ 8:23pm
      8 hours
      user #1965620SimonvelkriddentrailSH Fun and 7 more
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 7:19pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      user #1347095Mike-on-a-bikeaddreportCole's Killer
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 7:15pm
      Oct 25, 2020
      user #1853652morleywhanauriddentrailBeagle Boys and 4 more
      Oct 25, 2020 @ 1:35am
      Oct 25, 2020
      user #2197018lo-panriddentrailOtaketake
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 8:48pm
      Oct 24, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2433472Tully01trailK2KTrack in very good condition
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 10:25pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      user #2433472Tully01trailOrakauTrack in excellent condition . One tree...
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 10:24pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      user #2433472Tully01trailOtaketakeRode the loop today. Track on very good...
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 10:20pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      user #2433472Tully01trailTongariro River TrailA very scenic and easy to ride trail of 15km ....
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 2:31am
      Oct 17, 2020
      user #1279945FofftrailTe IringaJust rode this overnight with a group on...
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 5:54pm
      Oct 10, 2020

      Local Badges

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      • Admins: ralley, BikeTaupõ
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