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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      DOC owned land that the Kapiti Mountain Bike Club is developing as their local park.

      Whareroa Farm is a recreation reserve offering walking, picnicking, biking, and horse-riding, with links to the adjoining Akatarawa Forest and Queen Elizabeth Park across State Highway 1.

      Opening hours
      Summer (daylight saving time): 8:00am - 9:00pm
      Winter: 8:00am - 6:00pm

      Farmed areas of Whareroa Farm are closed to visitors during lambing and calving from 18 July to 30 September. Keep out of the signposted closed farmland areas, including any tracks across them, during this period. Closed areas include the Cairn View Track.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Whareroa Farm Car Park google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Take the Mackay's Crossing exit to Queen Elizabeth Park, approximately 3.5km north of Paekakariki.

      Parking is available for cars and buses. Warning about smash and grab thefts from car park. Recommend parking in QE2 tram car park.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 23, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,831
      Trails (view details)
      4
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      4
      Trails Trail Running
      4
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      1,685 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,191 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,268 ft
      Reports
      50
      Photos
      27
      Ridden Counter
      765

      Popular Whareroa Farm Mountain Biking Trails

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      Red Tape
      Link
      Farm
      Hydro Valley Road

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 6 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 28 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance

      Photos of Whareroa Farm Mountain Bike

      trail: Red Tape
      8 |
      Sep 9, 2019 @ 7:57pm
      Sep 9, 2019
      trail: Farm
      14 |
      Dec 26, 2018 @ 11:02am
      Dec 26, 2018
      trail: Link
      82 |
      Jan 3, 2018 @ 7:32pm
      Jan 3, 2018
      trail: Red Tape
      60 |
      Oct 27, 2017 @ 1:20pm
      Oct 27, 2017

      Videos of Whareroa Farm Mountain Bike

      Dirt Farm is all time
      trail: Farm
      2:22 | 2504 | Mar 20, 2017
      Cutting shapes
      trail: Farm
      2:03 | 156 | Mar 29, 2016
      Farm Jam 2013: MTB Official Highlights
      trail: Farm
      2:30 | 36179 | Feb 24, 2013
      Farm Jam 2012 BMX: Kyle Baldock, Hucker, TJ...
      trail: Farm
      6:10 | 26921 | Apr 19, 2012

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Farm
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 10:10am
      Aug 23, 2019
      VariableCorwinWatch out for ruts / drops in the...
      Red Tape
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 10:10am
      Aug 23, 2019
      VariableCorwinLost control on the flat at the end after...
      Link
      Apr 7, 2019 @ 5:31pm
      Apr 7, 2019
      WetJustinjay Slippery in places otherwise in good...
      Hydro Valley Road
      Mar 1, 2019 @ 7:31pm
      Mar 1, 2019
      DryGingerNinjaNZ

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1708497GloobywertsriddentrailFarm and 2 more
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 1:33am
      10 hours
      user #1114906callummahonriddentrailFarm and 2 more
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 3:43pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      user #1935996KayMacriddentrailLink
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 8:26pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      user #1709650NawtyBuhNiceriddentrailLink
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 12:21am
      Sep 13, 2019
      user #974101mccmartiniaddeventGiant PNP Spring Series (Round 2 Whareroa)
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 2:15am
      Sep 12, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1569498DshephtrailHydro Valley RoadGreat fun had last week after a decent rain...
      Jul 21, 2019 @ 3:45am
      Jul 21, 2019
      user #1489993GrahamPudneytrailRed TapeAwesome downhill. Like Freewheel on roids....
      Mar 5, 2019 @ 11:48pm
      Mar 5, 2019
      user #1489993GrahamPudneytrailLinkNice uphill ride.
      Mar 5, 2019 @ 11:46pm
      Mar 5, 2019
      user #1057795andy766ctrailRed TapeRides very nicely and pretty dry given the...
      Jun 2, 2018 @ 8:12pm
      Jun 2, 2018
      user #846131MattoxtrailRed TapeTree cross track just before first bridge. Be...
      May 27, 2017 @ 1:49pm
      May 27, 2017
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