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

Moki Rerekapa loop Details

  • Riding area
    New Plymouth
    New Plymouth
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • Global Ranking
  • 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


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 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -8 ft
  • Altitude min
    480 ft
  • Altitude start
    716 ft
  • Altitude end
    708 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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on Feb 18, 2018
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to moki-rerekapa-loop trailhead (-38.965290, 174.760550)
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Moki Rerekapa loop Trail Reports

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

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