3 miles
13 ft
-59 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Limestone West Trail

Limestone West Details

  • Riding Area
    The Tukituki Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    XC, RD, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    All seasons
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
  • 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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    318 ft
  • Distance down
    1,454 ft
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
  • Avg time
  • view trail stats
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to limestone-west trailhead (-39.988293, 176.558654)
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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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