5.2 miles
Distance
347 ft
Climb
-341 ft
Descent
1,200 ft
High Point

This is an awesome easy loop in Rotorua that starts and finishes at the main parking area of the Whakarewarewa Forest. Check out the link for more details on riding in Rotorua, New Zealand.

Detailed Description
Kids Loop - Rotorua, New Zealand is a 5 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 11 trails. This route climbs 347 ft with a max elevation of 1,200 ft then descends -341 ft.
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5 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
mtb-tech-geek (Jun 25, 2022 at 20:47)
Trail Kid's Loop
Good nicely flowy single-track
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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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Trails in Route

Pohaturoa Road846 ft
Kid's Loop2,933 ft
Pohaturoa Road79 ft
Tahi1,893 ft
Tahi Shortcut581 ft
Tahi2,598 ft
Bakers Hollow10 ft
Dipper3 miles
Bakers Hollow10 ft
Tahi2,585 ft
Pohaturoa Road2,205 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    157
More Stats for Kids Loop - Rotorua, New Zealand mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,061 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,061 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,066 ft
  • Grade max
    -26.4%
  • Grade min
    17.4%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,187 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Dipper Aug2019
Dipper Aug2019
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Aug 13, 2019
Redwoods Picnic: Shotgun Kids MTB Seat
Redwoods Picnic: Shotgun Kids MTB Seat
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May 23, 2019
Father and Son going for a ride and having a picnic. Filmed in the Whakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Pohaturoa Road
Jul 30, 2022 @ 5:18pm
Jul 30, 2022
Know doubt you will know that flood across road is back
Tahi
Jul 13, 2022 @ 4:23pm
Jul 13, 2022
1 Tree Cleared AF
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Kid's Loop
Jun 24, 2022 @ 4:45pm
Jun 24, 2022
Dipper
May 31, 2022 @ 4:36pm
May 31, 2022
Removed log and punga from track
Tahi Shortcut
Jan 28, 2022 @ 12:53pm
Jan 28, 2022
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