3 miles
Distance
854 ft
Climb
-915 ft
Descent
00:29:57
Avg time

Steamfields Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Trail follows the northwestern border of the park above the Wairakei steam field. Scheduled for logging spring 2018. The downhill section from Outback is gone already, currently there is access via Eddies 400 and Outback. Please follow the signs. Park map no 53. Note this may not be current.

Access Info

Eddies 400 and Outback, subject to logging.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Steamfields mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -61 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,348 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,581 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,581 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,520 ft
  • Grade
    -0.347%
  • Grade max
    -45.324%
  • Grade min
    29.268%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,230 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:57
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Status:
on Apr 15, 2018
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to steamfields trailhead (-38.629370, 176.070850)
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Steamfields Trail Reports

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Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:46pm
Apr 15, 2018
reporter Windfall damage of about 8 trees. Negotiable for the intrepid.
Mar 12, 2018 @ 7:29pm
Mar 12, 2018
reporter The first half of Steamfields is closed for logging. Access to the second half of Steamfields trail is off Outback just past where Sugar Daddy...
Jan 12, 2018 @ 6:45pm
Jan 12, 2018
Closed due to logging, signs at trailhead.
Nov 24, 2017 @ 1:39am
Nov 24, 2017
Closed for logging. There is a new section of trail linking outback to steam fields.
Oct 13, 2017 @ 1:08pm
Oct 13, 2017
Two trees down on side of the track. Large hole on outside of the track (mainline) near the start of the dh section that needs filling.
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Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:49pm
Apr 15, 2018
Steamfields, Taupo
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Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:49pm
Apr 15, 2018
Steamfields, Taupo
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Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:48pm
Apr 15, 2018
Steamfields, My City

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