1 miles
Distance
384 ft
Climb
-283 ft
Descent
00:10:47
Avg time

Redwoods Details

  • Riding Area
    Huka Trails
    Taupo
  • 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
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #50441 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 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
More Stats for Redwoods bike 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
    00:10:47
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:44
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Status:
on Jan 1, 2019
Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to redwoods trailhead (-38.652690, 176.086400)
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      Redwoods Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 1, 2019 @ 4:51pm
      Jan 1, 2019
      All clear now
      Dec 25, 2018 @ 4:59pm
      Dec 25, 2018
      Tree down partially blocking track. Can cary bike over it.
      Dec 25, 2018 @ 4:49pm
      Dec 25, 2018
      Fallen Tree at top of incline after crossing the wooden bridge
      Mar 20, 2018 @ 7:44pm
      Mar 20, 2018
      Nov 24, 2017 @ 12:48pm
      Nov 24, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 135 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 630 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      3 |
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 9:15am
      Nov 26, 2018
      Redwoods, My City
      89 |
      May 24, 2016 @ 4:32am
      May 24, 2016
      Redwoods, Melbourne
      89 |
      Mar 31, 2016 @ 9:39pm
      Mar 31, 2016
      Redwoods, Rotorua
      95 |
      Mar 31, 2016 @ 9:39pm
      Mar 31, 2016
      Redwoods, Rotorua

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Dgmreid (Jan 6, 2019 at 14:36)
       Absolutely lovely grade 2 through the forest.
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