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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
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  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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.
      Region Details
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      Open on Nov 14, 2018
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.biketaupo.org.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #122
      Trails
      77
      Trails Mountain Bike
      77
      Trails E-Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      66
      Trails Trail Running
      66
      Total Distance
      126 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent
      18,473 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,114 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,038 ft
      Reports
      348
      Photos
      124
      Ridden Counter
      8,755
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      trail: Rotary Ride
      27 |
      Nov 1, 2018 @ 1:38am
      Nov 1, 2018
      Rotary Ride, Nowra
      trail: Rotary Ride
      27 |
      Oct 30, 2018 @ 4:32pm
      Oct 30, 2018
      Rotary Ride, Nowra
      trail: Tank Stand
      2 |
      Oct 16, 2018 @ 2:18am
      Oct 16, 2018
      Tank Stand, My City
      trail: Tank Stand
      2 |
      Oct 16, 2018 @ 2:18am
      Oct 16, 2018
      Tank Stand, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 63 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 33 | Mar 27, 2015
      16' Dual Slalom Champs - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Slalom
      2:50 | 2480 | Feb 18, 2015
      Racing Highlights, NZ MTB Cup, Rnd 4
      trail: Pinners
      4:58 | 388 | Feb 9, 2015
      more videos »

      Taupo Mountain Bike Routes

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      Craters Draft
      13 miles
      ACG Ride
      12 miles
      Huka Challenge Steamer 2018 race
      35 miles
      Huka Teaser 2018 race
      18 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1650923TimCutfieldtrailBuzzardAwesome trail well worth the work to get to...
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 7:52pm
      Oct 19, 2018
      user #1361240cdoughtrailHeadland LoopMuddy and frustrating to ride as a mediocre...
      Sep 7, 2018 @ 11:32pm
      Sep 7, 2018
      user #1361240cdoughtrailW2KIgnorantly did this trail at the end of winter...
      Sep 7, 2018 @ 11:31pm
      Sep 7, 2018
      user #951542NZPeterGtrailSteamfieldsAll Bike Taupo tracks are open to ebikes...
      Aug 21, 2018 @ 2:18pm
      Aug 21, 2018
      user #1085733Kaitoke137trailWaihaha and Waihora LinkThis trail is 31km each way making a total of...
      Jun 1, 2018 @ 9:23am
      Jun 1, 2018
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1160378GravityslavenzaddridelogNov 19, 2018 ride log
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 10:15pm
      2 hours
      user #1352784Dupester1addridelogNov 19, 2018 ride log
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 7:10pm
      5 hours
      user #1664656Boss429wishlisttrailRotary Ride
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 10:32am
      13 hours
      user #1205012JernejoaddridelogNov 16, 2018 ride log and 1 more
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 12:35pm
      1 days
      user #1334906Wazza1riddentrailAratiatia Dam
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 12:08pm
      1 days
      view more »
      • By canadaka TFADMIN Plus & contributors
      • Admins: ralley, BikeTaupõ
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