4 miles
Distance
368 ft
Climb
-372 ft
Descent
00:22:09
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Wakatipu Basin
    Queenstown
  • AKA
    Queenstown Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike Type
    XC, RD
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #52639 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Shared gravel path around lake to Kelvin Heights Golf Course, stop at the end and ride into the golf course Cafe, or continue around to Jardine Park and on to Jacks Point. Shared with walkers including disabled/children so take care

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Kelvin Heights Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,019 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,101 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,047 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,043 ft
  • Grade max
    -17.254%
  • Grade min
    29.131%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,198 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:46
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Status:
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
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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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to kelvin-heights-trail trailhead (-45.027490, 168.733380)
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      Kelvin Heights Trail Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 77 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 183 rides
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      Photos

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      Oct 13, 2016 @ 10:46am
      Oct 13, 2016
      Kelvin Heights Trail
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      Oct 23, 2015 @ 2:21am
      Oct 23, 2015
      Kelvin Heights Trail
      247 |
      Mar 10, 2015 @ 10:17pm
      Mar 10, 2015
      Kelvin Heights Trail
      476 |
      Mar 10, 2015 @ 10:17pm
      Mar 10, 2015
      Kelvin Heights Trail

      PB News Articles

      Mar 10, 2015
      Video: Trippin - Queenstown Panning For Nugs Video: Trippin - Queenstown Panning For Nugs
      The Trippin Crew head to Queenstown for some laps, jump sessions and skids on some of New Zealand's best trails.
      Mar 9, 2015
      Video: Straight Up Trail Annihilation at Skyline Park Video: Straight Up Trail Annihilation at Skyline Park
      There are no fancy cameras behind this edit, but what it lacks there it more than makes up for in keeping the riding straight pinned.

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