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      Whakarewarewa Forest on the southern outskirts of Rotorua contains one of the oldest trail systems in the country. These master crafted trails have an unbeatable blend of proximity to the city centre, riding surfaces, topography and they are surrounded by trees that have size & variety.

      In 2011 and 2012 a major revamp of some of the trails in the orginal core network began after extensive logging in the forest. The Rotorua Mountain Bike Club's brief is to restore the trails in a similar style, shape and length as the originals.
      They are doing this with great success - improving the flow and making great trails even better.
      It's a major investment of time and dollars - but excellent value for money.

      The Club along with Casey King, Mark Upshall from Spadewerx, some of the trails original builders, trail adopters and volunteer working bees have all contributed to the work.
      Top stuff!
      source: Ride Rotorua
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: Redwoods Forest
      Waipa Road Parking google parking directions
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      Open on Nov 14, 2018
      Uplift Type
      Shuttle

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #8
      Trails
      201
      Trails Mountain Bike
      201
      Trails E-Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      169
      Trails Trail Running
      169
      Total Distance
      161 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      73 miles
      Total Descent
      42,228 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,493 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,544 ft
      Reports
      2,017
      Photos
      666
      Ridden Counter
      51,757

      Photos of Whakarewarewa Forest Mountain Bike

      26 |
      Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:33pm
      Apr 24, 2017
      Alternate Tokorangi Pa Road
      29 |
      Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:31pm
      Apr 24, 2017
      Alternate Tokorangi Pa Road
      258 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      Exit NDO Trail, Rotorua
      319 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 3:06am
      Mar 23, 2017
      Exit NDO Trail, Rotorua
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      Videos of Whakarewarewa Forest Mountain Bike

      'Slashing' down Te Mounga Matt x Trek
      trail: Te Mounga
      0:59 | 45 | Oct 30, 2018
      RAW EvS Rotorua
      1:30 | 1175 | Aug 27, 2018
      Te Tihi o Tawa
      3:13 | 51 | Aug 13, 2018
      Crankworx Rotorua pov
      2:20 | 285 | Apr 3, 2018
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