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      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.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 1
      • 30
      • 33
      • 1
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 18, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      81
      Trails Mountain Bike
      78
      Trails E-Bike
      69
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      33
      Total Distance
      153 miles
      Total Descent
      22,489 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,754 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,830 ft
      Reports
      1,176
      Photos
      393
      Ridden Counter
      37,632
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      18 |
      Oct 10, 2022 @ 3:30pm
      Oct 10, 2022
      trail: Rotary Ride
      28 |
      Jul 1, 2022 @ 6:43pm
      Jul 1, 2022
      trail: W2K
      31 |
      Jan 8, 2022 @ 4:26pm
      Jan 8, 2022
      5 |
      Jan 5, 2022 @ 12:15am
      Jan 5, 2022
      5 |
      Jan 5, 2022 @ 12:15am
      Jan 5, 2022
      4 |
      Jan 5, 2022 @ 12:15am
      Jan 5, 2022
      4 |
      Jan 5, 2022 @ 12:15am
      Jan 5, 2022
      trail: W2K
      144 |
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 6:04pm
      Feb 13, 2019

      Videos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      Friday Fails : Girl Crashes
      260 | Jan 27, 2021
      Cole's Killer
      3:14 | 625 | Feb 3, 2020
      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 102 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 90 | Mar 27, 2015
      Racing Highlights, NZ MTB Cup, Rnd 4
      trail: Pinners
      4:58 | 775 | Feb 9, 2015
      Redwoods Coast - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Redwoods
      1:09 | 153 | Dec 28, 2014
      Frontflip on Downhill Bike - Crash
      trail: Redwoods
      0:08 | 1193 | Aug 8, 2014
      Winter Redwoods Edit 2014
      trail: Redwoods
      0:52 | 313 | Aug 8, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Waipouwerawera
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:28pm
      Jan 29, 2023
      Dry small slip on uphill, pass able on footJaydigity
      W2K
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 12:43am
      Jan 29, 2023
      WetE-Bike Start of day was easy level 3. Returning...Johncl123
      Headland NE Overlook
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 4:43pm
      Jan 28, 2023
      IdealE-Bike Water has brought ferns etc down off bank...Johncl123
      Orakau
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 11:56pm
      Jan 26, 2023
      IdealCrusty08
      Ferret
      Jan 24, 2023 @ 10:20am
      Jan 24, 2023
      Very DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Hammer It
      Jan 24, 2023 @ 2:20am
      Jan 24, 2023
      DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Nail It
      Jan 24, 2023 @ 2:20am
      Jan 24, 2023
      DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Tank Stand
      Jan 24, 2023 @ 2:20am
      Jan 24, 2023
      DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Ground Effect Grinder
      Jan 24, 2023 @ 2:20am
      Jan 24, 2023
      Very DryE-Bike graeme-mtb
      Mr and Mrs
      Jan 24, 2023 @ 2:20am
      Jan 24, 2023
      Very DryE-Bike graeme-mtb

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1130973maddognzwishlistrouteVolcanic Epic 2023 - Stage 2 (Taupo)
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 10:41pm
      11 hours
      user #3248949EmilyC2sML2wishlisttrailInwards Goods
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 12:27pm
      22 hours
      user #3396916JenBevanBoysriddentrailW2K
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 11:58pm
      1 day
      user #3396916JenBevanBoysriddentrailHuka Falls to Aratiatia
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 11:53pm
      1 day
      user #3248949EmilyC2sML2wishlisttrailTourist Trap and 2 more
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 6:11pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2043799Crusty08trailW2KMore green than blue. If the downhill sections...
      Jan 27, 2023 @ 8:31pm
      Jan 27, 2023
      user #2531085BuzzynztrailSH FunRode on 17 Jan 2023 and any fallen trees have...
      Jan 18, 2023 @ 10:39pm
      Jan 18, 2023
      user #1011126benbyreportTe IringaIs this still up to date?
      Dec 27, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      Dec 27, 2022
      user #1334434nicd4trailTongariro River TrailLovely bush covered ride, easy on a gravel...
      Dec 17, 2022 @ 8:46pm
      Dec 17, 2022
      user #1142354graeme-mtbtrailSugar DaddyThis trail has been completely rerouted and...
      Dec 14, 2022 @ 1:59am
      Dec 14, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike78149 miles21,880 ft60 miles2,753 ft
      #159#93911,1731217,300
      E-Bike6998 miles12,054 ft42 miles935 ft
      #59#611,03112,163
      Hike34104 miles14,820 ft41 miles2,753 ft
      #487#131,053260
      Trail Running3397 miles14,108 ft38 miles2,753 ft
      #509#1511,044281
      • By canadaka Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: ralley, BikeTaupõ
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