6 miles
Distance
392 ft
Climb
-392 ft
Descent
1,166 ft
High Point

This is a great beginner mountain bike loop in the Whakarewarewa Forest in Rotorua New Zealand.

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Trails in Route

Pohaturoa Road318 ft
Tahi1,893 ft
Tahi Shortcut581 ft
Tahi52 ft
Bakers Hollow36 ft
Creek3 miles
Nursery Road2,329 ft
Grinder to dipper72 ft
Dipper1 miles
Bakers Hollow10 ft
Tahi2,585 ft
Pohaturoa Road1,598 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    14
More Stats for Beginner Loop - Rotorua, New Zealand mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,040 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,040 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,040 ft
  • Grade max
    -16.491%
  • Grade min
    25.435%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
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  • 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
      Trail transparency
      Dipper Aug2019
      Dipper Aug2019
      trail: Dipper
      10:14 | 108 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Aug 13, 2019
      Redwoods Picnic: Shotgun Kids MTB Seat
      Redwoods Picnic: Shotgun Kids MTB Seat
      trail: Dipper
      0:50 | 1048 | comments: 0 | favs:
      May 23, 2019
      Father and Son going for a ride and having a picnic. Filmed in the Whakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua, New Zealand.
      youtuber The Dipper - Redwoods, Rotorua [Ep#31]
      The Dipper - Redwoods, Rotorua [Ep#31]
      trail: Dipper
      7:11 | 295 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Apr 26, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Dipper
      May 31, 2020 @ 10:18pm
      1 days
      Spent the morning removing heavy laden foliage
      Pohaturoa Road
      May 23, 2020 @ 5:07pm
      May 23, 2020
      Rolled scrub to see if I can mow edges in future will plan a working bee for area will need min 4 people to do.
      Nursery Road
      May 23, 2020 @ 5:04pm
      May 23, 2020
      Mowed sections of road and entrance to pig and road to creak 100 mile section to waipa fence red stag fence line
      Creek
      May 21, 2020 @ 2:50pm
      May 21, 2020
      Tahi Shortcut
      May 16, 2020 @ 11:02pm
      May 16, 2020
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