2.7 miles
Distance
251 ft
Climb
-215 ft
Descent
00:21:26
Avg time

Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    One Direction
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3535 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #1171 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in E-Biking

Creek is a mixed trail, most of it reasonably flat and flowing with short sections that ramp up to grade 3 with a couple of chutes. Those chutes can be bypasses so the track is all family-friendly.
Because the majority of it is mellow it is ideal for riders progressing from The Dipper to improve their skills - ride it and walk the tricky bits if you need to.

After part one you can head straight out to Baker's Hollow and into The Dipper, or drop to the right across a bridge over the creek and into part two of Creek Trail.

A second technical Creek crossing is in this section, too. However, there is a clearly signposted easy line to the right of the main line, and then an even easier highline with a bridge to the left of the main line.
After this, the singletrack narrows and follows the contour of the creek.
You will come to an obvious turn off up a small rise to your left to ride out of this section and up the road to a small clearing. Or if you keep on the main trail you'll get a few more minutes of riding before it ends up back at that same small clearing.

From the clearing, you can head straight up the rough dis-used gravel road to Nursery Road or head into the continuation of Creek Trail on your right. The nature of the trail changes here with tight corners through some impressive Redwoods. Smooth riding is rewarded here and really gives your ability to carry speed through corners a good work out.

Tends to get some puddled water in spots in wet weather but not enough to stop you riding it.

source: Ride Rotorua
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Creek mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    37 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,106 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,185 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,106 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,142 ft
  • Grade
    0.3%
  • Grade max
    -17.8%
  • Grade min
    15.4%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    3,038 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:23
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on Mar 27, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 3.6 (23 votes)
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      Creek Trail Reports

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      Mar 27, 2024 @ 5:02pm
      Mar 27, 2024
      Clear drains and blow. Cover a bad root.
      Mar 21, 2024 @ 2:11am
      Mar 21, 2024
      Water tables and blow
      Mar 10, 2024 @ 10:59pm
      Mar 10, 2024
      Clear drains and blow
      Mar 5, 2024 @ 8:38pm
      Mar 5, 2024
      Blow trail and clean water tables
      Feb 23, 2024 @ 4:53pm
      Feb 23, 2024
      Clean Water tables and blow
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      • 10 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 17 miles avg distance
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      • Last: Jul 25, 2024

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