7 miles
Distance
587 ft
Climb
-539 ft
Descent
00:44:12
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking
    #57574 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

The trail between Taumarere and Opua follows the old rail line. It is located right beside the Opua Harbour and follows the Waikare estuary. The ride is flat, easy to ride and perfect for families. It provides views of the estuary connecting to the Kawakawa River.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Opua - Kwakawa Rail Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    48 ft
  • Altitude max
    71 ft
  • Altitude start
    6 ft
  • Altitude end
    54 ft
  • Grade
    0.134%
  • Grade max
    -19.706%
  • Grade min
    17.074%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    00:44:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:21
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Status:
on Jul 15, 2018
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Green
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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 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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      Opua - Kwakawa... Trail Reports

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      Jul 15, 2018 @ 4:25pm
      Jul 15, 2018
      A few puddles but all good
      May 13, 2017 @ 3:00am
      May 13, 2017
      Apr 13, 2017 @ 2:11pm
      Apr 13, 2017
      Little bit wet in places. Not bad though
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 8 rides
      • 33 miles avg distance
      All
      • 73 rides
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