1.2 miles
Distance
247 ft
Climb
-72 ft
Descent
00:09:39
Avg time

Fern Drive Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
    • 95 in Horseback

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Fern Drive is a 2 km moderately popular dirt/gravel road trail located near Rotorua. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 75 m blue climb. On average it takes 9 minutes to complete this trail.

More Stats for Fern Drive bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    175 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,093 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,268 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,093 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,267 ft
  • Grade
    2.872%
  • Grade max
    -10.43%
  • Grade min
    17.323%
  • Distance climb
    3,325 ft
  • Distance down
    2,257 ft
  • Distance flat
    505 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:01
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      Fern Drive Trail Reports

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      Sep 16, 2021 @ 10:56pm
      Sep 16, 2021
      Small tree down on fern drive near the planet bike gate
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 6:53pm
      Jul 31, 2021
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 4:51am
      Jul 18, 2021
      3 trees removed
      Jun 25, 2021 @ 5:00pm
      Jun 25, 2021
      Feb 5, 2021 @ 2:18pm
      Feb 5, 2021
      Large tree down close to the old quarry
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 97 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
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      • 396 rides
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      Sep 16, 2021 @ 10:56pm
      Sep 16, 2021

      Routes with this trail

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      (UNOFFICIAL) Winter Series Mid Course 2017
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      WHAKA100 Official 2017 race
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Tully01 (Oct 2, 2021 at 16:44)
       A pleasant Forest Road to use as an alternative to riding concrete footpaths while returning to the waipa carpark. Does have a few climbs. Comes out on a Grade 1 trail beside the mill bypass road and passing Planet Bikes.
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