1.3 miles
Distance
384 ft
Climb
-283 ft
Descent
00:11:58
Avg time

Redwoods Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Huka Trails
    Taupo
  • Ref Number
    #15
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    all seasons
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #50441 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Track runs parallel to SH1 and is an excellent way to commute to Huka falls or to the Wairakei forest MTB park. The track is two way and is shared with walkers. Park map no 15.

Access Info

access via Kev's track or from the top of control gates hill

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Redwoods mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    101 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,159 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,318 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,217 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,318 ft
  • Grade
    1.488%
  • Grade max
    -34.217%
  • Grade min
    46.669%
  • Distance climb
    3,312 ft
  • Distance down
    2,969 ft
  • Distance flat
    500 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:48
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Status:
on Nov 14, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Redwoods Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 79 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 782 rides
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      Photos

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      28 |
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 11:11am
      Aug 13, 2019
      16 |
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 9:15am
      Nov 26, 2018
      106 |
      May 24, 2016 @ 4:32am
      May 24, 2016
      105 |
      Mar 31, 2016 @ 9:39pm
      Mar 31, 2016

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Dgmreid (Jan 6, 2019 at 14:36)
       Absolutely lovely grade 2 through the forest.
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      • + 0
      Tully01 (Nov 14, 2020 at 18:04)
       A must do ride going from the Huka Falls western by pass coming out adjacent to Wairakei Drive then follow the track back to the top of the hill at the lookout. If returning to Taupo don't take the turn that brings you back to Huka Falls Rd which is boring.
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