27 miles
Distance
3,222 ft
Climb
-3,230 ft
Descent
1,192 ft
High Point

Moki Rerekapa loop Details

  • Riding Area
    New Plymouth
    New Plymouth
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    DRY WEATHER ONLY
  • Global Ranking
    #43747 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

This Grade 4+ track offers a rugged ride through farmland and some of Taranaki’s most wild and remote conservation areas.

The track can be extremely boggy and unrideable in places - be prepared to carry your bike!

The track goes through Makino Conservation Area, generally following the south bank of the upper Waitara River.

The trail is marked with orange triangles in places.

Access Info

The track is closed from 1 August to 31 October each year for the lambing season.

This track is located 65 km north of New Plymouth. Turn of at Uruti onto Uruti Road, then Moki Road. Turn left onto Kiwi Road, the track starts 12 km onlong on the right. Access to the western end of the track is from the north side of Moki Road/Waitara River bridge. Please park your car on the roadside.

The eastern end of the track starts 21 km north of Whangamomona, SH43 at the end of the formed Moki Road.
Gates should be left as found and stock undisturbed

Disclaimer

NO CELLPHONE COVERAGE! SUITABLE FOR DRY WEATHER ONLY (trail contains papa mud) INFORM PEOPLE OF YOUR INTENTIONS BEFORE SETTING OUT! Keep to the track - Get local advice on track and weather conditions before setting out - Take warm clothes.

More Stats for Moki Rerekapa loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -8 ft
  • Altitude min
    480 ft
  • Altitude start
    716 ft
  • Altitude end
    708 ft
  • Grade
    -0.006%
  • Grade max
    -33.152%
  • Grade min
    46.853%
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Status:
on Feb 18, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Report Status
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  • 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
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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Directions to moki-rerekapa-loop trailhead (-38.965290, 174.760550)
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Moki Rerekapa loop Trail Reports

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Feb 18, 2018 @ 9:43pm
Feb 18, 2018
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Jan 4, 2018 @ 6:03pm
Jan 4, 2018
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Moki Rerekapa loop, New Plymouth
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Moki Rerekapa loop, New Plymouth
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Jan 4, 2018
Moki Rerekapa loop, New Plymouth

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