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      Waiu Park is a joint venture between Hutt City Council and the Wainuiomata Trail Project (a group of keen mountain bikers and volunteers). The park is mixed use (mountain biking and running) and e-bike friendly.

      Trails range from easy climbs to technical down hills, and there are a great selection of beginner/family tracks and a skills area. The tracks are set in regenerating native bush and also a significant wetland area.

      Waiu Park also has a large flat grassed area next to the car park, with a shelter and toilet facilitates, which can be used for events. Bookings are made though the Hutt City Council
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Wainuiomata mountain bike park
      Waiu Park car park google parking directions
      Access Info:
      There are 3 starting points: Waiu Street, Wainuomate (the main carpark and starting point),the summit of Wainuiomata Hill Road (less parking here) or via the Te Whiti Riser (starting at Te Whiti Park). The Pukeatapu Bridge provides safe walking and biking over the Wainuiomata road summit.

      Access can also be gained from the East Harbour Regional Park, and the ECNZ road (via a number of firebreaks)

      To get to Waiu St turn left at the first round about, and take the first left. The Waiu street entrance has car-parking, toilet facilities, picnic tables, bike washing facilities. The climbing track from Waiu Street is Jungle Gym, then Labyrinth..
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      local trail association
      WTP
      (www.wtp.org.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      42
      Total Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      2 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      1,198 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,160 ft
      Reports
      170
      Photos
      20
      Ridden Counter
      3,969

      Photos of Waiu Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Nga Tuna
      10 |
      Jun 24, 2017 @ 6:30pm
      Jun 24, 2017
      Nga Tuna, Wellington
      report
      97 |
      Feb 6, 2017 @ 2:23pm
      Feb 6, 2017
      Te Whiti Riser, My City
      report
      trail: Labyrinth
      125 |
      Aug 25, 2016 @ 3:24pm
      Aug 25, 2016
      Labyrinth, My City
      report
      trail: Labyrinth
      242 |
      Dec 24, 2015 @ 2:14pm
      Dec 24, 2015
      Labyrinth, My City
      more photos »

      Videos of Waiu Park Mountain Bike

      top section of Superplus
      trail: Super Plus
      1:05 | 454 | Apr 26, 2017
      491/spoonhill
      trail: 491
      2:42 | 78 | Apr 25, 2017
      491 Wainuiomata POV Raw
      trail: 491
      3:46 | 112 | Sep 21, 2016
      491 and spoonhill in wainuiomata
      trail: 491
      3:11 | 539 | Jul 19, 2016
      more videos »

      Waiu Park Mountain Bike Routes

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      Waiu Park Easy Loop
      3 miles
      WTP Long Drop
      3 miles
      Freewheel Loop from Pukeatua Bridge
      3 miles
      Spoonhill Circuit
      4 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1192339SamwiseNZtrailSpoonhill--THIS IS NOT A 2WAY TRACK-- Despite trail...
      Jun 3, 2017 @ 9:34pm
      Jun 3, 2017
      user #1308618chickenlittleNZtrailTe Whiti RiserThis is a nice gentle access track to ECNZ...
      Apr 19, 2017 @ 10:20pm
      Apr 19, 2017
      user #979676markbowdenreportSuper PlusAwesome Fast flowy track!
      Feb 6, 2015 @ 4:37pm
      Feb 6, 2015
      user #979676markbowdentrailRata RidgeNah not a good one before Church!
      Dec 12, 2014 @ 3:18pm
      Dec 12, 2014
      user #972746nikholdentrailRata RidgeYeah Rata Ridge is not for the faint hearted. ...
      Dec 8, 2014 @ 10:49pm
      Dec 8, 2014
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1310336richpgcaddridelogOct 22, 2017 ride log
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 7:20pm
      2 hours
      user #1145281ryandavidson1addridelogOct 22, 2017 ride log
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 6:22pm
      3 hours
      user #1101263darthrideraddridelogOct 22, 2017 ride log
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 3:30pm
      6 hours
      user #1428800PeterstuartriddentrailECNZ Pylon track (South section) and 1 more
      Oct 22, 2017 @ 2:58pm
      7 hours
      user #1244848brentryan68riddentrailJungle Gym and 15 more
      Oct 21, 2017 @ 11:58pm
      22 hours
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Waiu Park Skills Areaskill parkLower Hutt
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      Nearby Riding Areas

      namedistance
      Belmont Regional Park 4 14 14.4 km
      Northern Hills 45.6 km
      Cenntenial Reserve 3 3 16.5 km
      Porirua East 3 37.5 km
      Mt Vic 2 4 77.9 km

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