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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
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      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
      local trail association
      WTP
      (www.wtp.org.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #52
      Trails
      43
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      11,977 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,198 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,160 ft
      Reports
      300
      Photos
      31
      Ridden Counter
      6,475

      Photos of Waiu Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Rata Ridge
      11 |
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 5:34pm
      Mar 17, 2018
      Rata Ridge, My City
      trail: Mt Lowry
      11 |
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 5:08pm
      Mar 17, 2018
      Mt Lowry, My City
      trail: Mt Lowry
      10 |
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 4:50pm
      Mar 17, 2018
      Mt Lowry, My City
      trail: Rata Ridge
      30 |
      Jan 21, 2018 @ 7:03pm
      Jan 21, 2018
      Rata Ridge, Wellington
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      Videos of Waiu Park Mountain Bike

      top section of Superplus
      trail: Super Plus
      1:05 | 559 | Apr 26, 2017
      491/spoonhill
      trail: 491
      2:42 | 147 | Apr 25, 2017
      Labyrinth
      trail: Labyrinth
      2:02 | 10 | Jan 20, 2017
      491 Wainuiomata POV Raw
      trail: 491
      3:46 | 152 | Sep 21, 2016
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      Waiu Park Mountain Bike Routes

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      Labyrinth Loop
      3 miles
      WTP Long Drop
      3 miles
      Waiu Park Easy Loop
      3 miles
      Spoonhill Circuit
      4 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #489783kiwishredertrailDozerTrack is well built and you get a pretty good...
      Apr 4, 2018 @ 10:34pm
      Apr 4, 2018
      user #1203071NzmitchelltrailMoreporkYeap, agree. Double black for the gnarly shoots.
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 2:29am
      Mar 18, 2018
      user #1274640PettysteptrailRata RidgeAn old school, gnarly, scary in places track -...
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 11:34pm
      Mar 17, 2018
      user #1482760trancer96reportSnail TrailNo sign of any issues mentioned in previous...
      Mar 4, 2018 @ 12:18am
      Mar 4, 2018
      user #630242andywoodwarktrailSuper PlusWatch out for walkers
      Mar 1, 2018 @ 5:03pm
      Mar 1, 2018
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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 16 14.4 km
      Northern Hills 1 75.6 km
      Cenntenial Reserve 3 3 16.5 km
      Porirua East 3 37.5 km
      Mt Vic 2 4 67.9 km

      Upcoming Local Events

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