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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • 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
      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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      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 9, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.biketaupo.org.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #117
      Trails (view details)
      77
      Trails Mountain Bike
      85
      Trails E-Bike
      44
      Trails Hike
      40
      Trails Trail Running
      40
      Total Distance
      136 miles
      Total Descent
      21,783 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,754 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,830 ft
      Reports
      508
      Photos
      244
      Ridden Counter
      15,598
      Sub Regions

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 18.0 km avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 13 rides
      • 25.9 km avg distance
      Past Week
      • 53 rides
      • 20.1 km avg distance

      Photos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      trail: Outback
      3 |
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 8:20pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      trail: SH Fun
      1 |
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 1:54pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      trail: SH Fun
      6 |
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 1:54pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      trail: W2K
      24 |
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 6:04pm
      Feb 13, 2019

      Videos of Taupo Mountain Bike

      Return to the Rotorua Redwoods
      trail: Redwoods
      21:26 | 85 | Mar 27, 2015
      Rotorua Redwoods - Create Breathing Space Trailer
      trail: Redwoods
      2:10 | 44 | Mar 27, 2015
      16' Dual Slalom Champs - Rotorua Bike Festival
      trail: Slalom
      2:50 | 2503 | Feb 18, 2015
      Racing Highlights, NZ MTB Cup, Rnd 4
      trail: Pinners
      4:58 | 481 | Feb 9, 2015

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Eddie's 400 Closed for Logging
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 1:52am
      Sep 26, 2019
      DrystafwMultiple trees across the road section...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Tongariro River Trail
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 9:03pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      VariableCallumJamesAFast running, well drained, no gravel washout
      Te Iringa
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 12:22pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      Variabletrakker Ride in from clements mill road was damp...
      W2K
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 5:28pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      WetPolly76 Tree down approx 400m passed Joining...
      Hammer It
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      DryAliP
      Tank Stand
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      DryAliP
      Coaster
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      DryAliP
      Nail It
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      DryAliP
      Beagle Boys
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      VariableAliP
      Waipouwerawera
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 9:36pm
      Aug 23, 2019
      VariableSackedOutPretty good nick with a few muddy spots.
      Luge
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 2:38pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      Drycdprice Tree across track

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1461215MillyCatriddentrailSH Fun - BBC Link
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 4:25pm
      7 hours
      user #1461215MillyCatvotetrailSH Fun - BBC Link
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 4:25pm
      7 hours
      user #1461215MillyCatvotetrailKids Track
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 12:52pm
      11 hours
      user #1461215MillyCatriddentrailKids Track
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 12:52pm
      11 hours
      user #1132728clyff123addphoto in Taupo, New Zealand
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 8:20pm
      Oct 11, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1298101ScalttrailWaipouweraweraAwesome trail but long and a bit technical,...
      Jul 4, 2019 @ 6:40pm
      Jul 4, 2019
      user #1755737RoderiquetrailWaipouweraweraAwesome track with great scenery, beware some...
      Jun 10, 2019 @ 9:36pm
      Jun 10, 2019
      user #1668351eRichardPreportDebs TrackNot that large really, but will need a...
      May 17, 2019 @ 8:40pm
      May 17, 2019
      user #1023075roamingreportYoung PinesNope, wrong entrance. My bad.
      Apr 24, 2019 @ 4:44pm
      Apr 24, 2019
      user #568654stevemcbaintrailWaipouweraweraThorn bushes growing onto track. Trail has...
      Apr 2, 2019 @ 2:40am
      Apr 2, 2019

      Local Badges

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      • Admins: ralley, BikeTaupõ
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