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The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      364
      Trails Mountain Bike
      310
      Trails E-Bike
      178
      Trails Hike
      288
      Trails Trail Running
      283
      Total Distance
      472 miles
      Total Descent
      65,795 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,140 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,153 ft
      Reports
      2,734
      Photos
      862
      Ridden Counter
      71,867

      Popular Waikato Mountain Biking Trails

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      Hammer It
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Tank Stand
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Nail It
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Coaster
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Kinda Grinder
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Ground Effect Grinder
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Incline
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Scraggs Out
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Walter's Wiggles
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Scraggs Return
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Rotary Ride
      Huka Trails
      Kids Track
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Mr and Mrs
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Inwards Goods
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      Debs Track
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.

      Waikato Mountain Bike Routes

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      Huka Trails
      Huka Trails
      19 miles
      Great Lake Trails - Waihaha Section
      Waikato
      8 miles
      Kougar Park
      Tokoroa
      9 miles
      Pukete Farm Park
      Hamilton
      6 miles
      Round the City Loop
      Hamilton
      6 miles
      ACG Ride
      Craters Mountain Bike Park / Wairakei Forest.
      12 miles
      Te Awa River Ride - Velodrome to Karapiro
      Cambridge
      8 miles
      Timber Trail Pureora To Ongarue
      Waikato
      50 miles
      Hauraki Rail Trail Section C - Te Aroha to Matamata
      Waikato
      23 miles
      Rebel Ride
      Pukete Farm Mountain Bike Park
      98 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 28 rides
      Yesterday
      • 29 rides
      Past Week
      • 259 rides

      Photos of Waikato Mountain Bike

      3 |
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 9:22pm
      3 days
      8 |
      Feb 4, 2023 @ 8:31pm
      Feb 4, 2023
      3 |
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 12:35am
      Jan 22, 2023
      3 |
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 12:33am
      Jan 22, 2023
      12 |
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 12:33am
      Jan 22, 2023
      8 |
      Jan 22, 2023 @ 12:25am
      Jan 22, 2023
      5 |
      Jan 21, 2023 @ 2:55pm
      Jan 21, 2023
      trail: W2K
      144 |
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 6:04pm
      Feb 13, 2019

      Videos of Waikato Mountain Bike

      Friday Fails : Girl Crashes
      260 | Jan 27, 2021
      Mini bike mashup
      trail: Lockdown
      0:57 | 88 | May 7, 2020
      Mess About
      1:05 | 534 | Apr 2, 2020
      Slow-mo - entering lockdown New Zealand
      trail: Lockdown
      0:10 | 112 | Mar 23, 2020
      Cole's Killer
      3:14 | 625 | Feb 3, 2020
      Create Your Escape
      trail: Gloworm
      2:53 | 151 | Sep 18, 2017
      Teaser! Create Your Escape
      trail: Gloworm
      0:37 | 79 | Sep 13, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Alley Oop
      Te Ara Kākāriki
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 9:41am
      Jan 10, 2023
      IdealTrailchairman

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #1037838mrgomanwishlistrouteVolcanic Epic 2023 - Stage 3 (Tokoroa)
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 1:05pm
      21 hours
      user #2002400TheOldRangariddentrailSH Fun
      Feb 7, 2023 @ 12:28pm
      22 hours
      user #1130973maddognzwishlistrouteVolcanic Epic 2023 - Stage 3 (Tokoroa)
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 10:50pm
      1 day
      user #1130973maddognzwishlistrouteVolcanic Epic 2023 - Stage 2 (Taupo)
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 10:41pm
      1 day
      user #3248949EmilyC2sML2wishlisttrailInwards Goods
      Feb 6, 2023 @ 12:27pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

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      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 Bike310396 miles54,590 ft152 miles3,819 ft
      8252,7142451,184
      E-Bike178238 miles26,886 ft91 miles2,001 ft
      42,34633,427
      Hike288406 miles52,552 ft149 miles4,140 ft
      292,54611,241
      Trail Running283399 miles51,814 ft146 miles4,140 ft
      42,53712,124
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