5.9 miles
Distance
476 ft
Climb
-475 ft
Descent
1,201 ft
High Point

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

Detailed Description
Beginner Loop - Rotorua, New Zealand is a 6 mile popular easy route located near Rotorua. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 12 trails. This route climbs 476 ft with a max elevation of 1,201 ft then descends -475 ft.
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5 Reviews & Comments

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Gonezo (Mar 26, 2020 at 2:51)
Trail Creek
Great length and variety on this trail. Some nice flowy short downhill sections and short climbs as well. Flat overall though, and a real labyrinth of a section on the last 1/3 through the redwood trees.
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MaximusM (Jan 14, 2020 at 20:56)
Trail Dipper
Good fun on the way down
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MaximusM (Jan 14, 2020 at 20:55)
Trail Tahi
Bit of a mess
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MaximusM (Jan 14, 2020 at 20:55)
Trail Tahi
Bit of a mess
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MaximusM (Jan 14, 2020 at 20:55)
Trail Tahi
Bit of a mess
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    289
More Stats for Beginner Loop - Rotorua, New Zealand mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,076 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,082 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,083 ft
  • Grade max
    -19.4%
  • Grade min
    13.8%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,377 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Father and Son going for a ride and having a picnic. Filmed in the Whakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua, New Zealand.

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Jan 29, 2023 @ 8:31pm
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