2 miles
Distance
122 ft
Climb
-58 ft
Descent
00:08:46
Avg time

Ara Tawa (South) Details

  • Riding Area
    Porirua
    Porirua
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Paved Path
  • Bike Type
    RD, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #59671 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    WCC

Ara Tawa spands from Porirua Stream walkway, through the rail corridor past Kenepuru, Linden, Tawa and Takapu Road.
From Porirua to Linden Park is all without intersection crossing roads and from Linden to Tawa Pool they have widened the footpath where you will have to cross a couple roads and watch those driveways!
From Tawa Pool to Takapu Road you have one Intersection crossing the road at Redwood Station

Access Info

Porirua, Kenepuru, Linden, Tawa, Redwood and Takapu Road Railway Stations
Linden Park
Beauchamp Street
Tawa Pool

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ara Tawa (South) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    64 ft
  • Altitude min
    62 ft
  • Altitude max
    148 ft
  • Altitude start
    66 ft
  • Altitude end
    129 ft
  • Grade
    0.72%
  • Grade max
    -13.979%
  • Grade min
    6.68%
  • Distance climb
    4,237 ft
  • Distance down
    2,632 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,952 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:06
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Status:
on Dec 28, 2017
Very Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 80%
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Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Ara Tawa (South) Trail Reports

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      Dec 28, 2017 @ 7:39pm
      Dec 28, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 110 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 412 rides
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      Dec 12, 2015 @ 7:24pm
      Dec 12, 2015
      Ara Tawa (South), Wellington

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