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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
Max Vehicle Width
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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
      This is a trail network added to cover the connected Waikato River trails, running from Arapuni in the north, to Atiamuri in the south, as at 2017.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
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      Region Details
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      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 13, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      7
      Trails Mountain Bike
      7
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      7
      Trails Trail Running
      7
      Total Distance
      49 miles
      Total Descent
      7,014 ft
      Total Vertical
      971 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,135 ft
      Reports
      30
      Photos
      48
      Ridden Counter
      405

      Waikato River Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      Dunham Reserve To Waipapa Dam
      25 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      • 23.7 km avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 23.7 km avg distance

      Photos of Waikato River Trails Mountain Bike

      9 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 12:15am
      May 24, 2020
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      May 24, 2020 @ 12:15am
      May 24, 2020
      5 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 12:14am
      May 24, 2020
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      May 24, 2020 @ 12:14am
      May 24, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Waikato River trail - Whakamaru to Mangakino
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 9:16pm
      Jun 13, 2020
      DryAfuller Great group ride today, lovely views
      Dunham Reserve to Atiamuri
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 2:00am
      Jun 1, 2020
      WetBBoomBit wet, with a few puddles. Watch the...
      River Trail to Waipapa Dam Section
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 12:29am
      Mar 23, 2020
      Dryheckler73 NSMBAThe last report should say closed.
      Waikato River trail - Mangakino to Waipapa
      Feb 9, 2020 @ 12:22am
      Feb 9, 2020
      WetHenmos Three trees fell over the road
      Arapuni to Jones Landing
      Feb 5, 2020 @ 10:51pm
      Feb 5, 2020
      DryTNXPro From Jones Landing heading north there is...
      Jim Barnett Reserve to Trail Start
      Feb 5, 2020 @ 10:44pm
      Feb 5, 2020
      DryTNXPro Good to ride south to North as its mostly...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2042929CManssenriddentrailDunham Reserve to Atiamuri
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 5:57pm
      Oct 16, 2020
      user #2442986RosswangwishlisttrailWaikato River trail - Mangakino to Waipapa
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 9:09pm
      Oct 3, 2020
      user #1605900pat-g1wishlisttrailStart of Waikato River Trail to Arapuni
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 9:50pm
      Oct 2, 2020
      user #1251033ktavgeekriddentrailRiver Trail to Waipapa Dam Section and 2 more
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 2:19pm
      Sep 14, 2020
      user #1934032MichaelHewishlisttrailWaikato River trail - Mangakino to Waipapa
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 2:35pm
      Sep 7, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1624213AfullertrailWaikato River trail - Whakamaru to MangakinoLovely ride in winter today
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 9:15pm
      Jun 13, 2020
      user #1624213AfullertrailDunham Reserve to AtiamuriBeautiful ride in late May. My wife loved it...
      May 24, 2020 @ 12:11am
      May 24, 2020
      user #1011703heckler73trailRiver Trail to Waipapa Dam SectionTrail closed. A big long climb to go aroond...
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 12:33am
      Mar 23, 2020
      user #1699200SackedOuttrailWaikato River trail - Whakamaru to MangakinoI wouldn't describe this trail as "Awesome"...
      Jan 26, 2019 @ 4:13pm
      Jan 26, 2019
      • By Downbeatdan & contributors
      • Admins: TMBC
      • #18490 - 2,533 views

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