3 miles
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-59 ft
Descent
00:33:48
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Limestone West Trail

Limestone West Details

  • Riding Area
    The Tukituki Trail
    Waipukurau
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    XC, RD, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All seasons
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #33766 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    Rotary River pathway Trust

Easy Limestone path running from Waipukurau on true left of the Tukituki River.
Creates the loop via the swing bridge to limestone trail on true right of the Tukituki River.
Provides great rural views and experience looking at the seasonal farming activities.
Provides access from the Waipawa end to the Gum Tree farm Mtn Bike park via the swing bridge.

Access Info

Two start points
Waipawa side of the Waipukurau bridge by Higgins yard.
River end of Tapairu Road

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Limestone West bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -46 ft
  • Altitude min
    361 ft
  • Altitude max
    407 ft
  • Altitude start
    407 ft
  • Altitude end
    361 ft
  • Grade
    -0.267%
  • Grade max
    -9.812%
  • Grade min
    8.365%
  • Distance climb
    318 ft
  • Distance down
    1,454 ft
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
  • Avg time
    00:33:48
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Status:
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Raetihiboy (Jan 19, 2018 at 21:27)
       A wide two way limestone trail on top of the stop bank. Fast if riding with a prevailing wind from Waipukarau to Tapairu rd. Seems to be some issues with horses and motorbikes using this trail as I've uncounted both multiple times and have seen the damage to the trail from this.
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