2,999 ft
76 ft
-330 ft
Avg time

Taniwha Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Old School Single Track
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

The trail is pretty muddy all year round due to several creeks crossing it. It's narrow and technical all the way down, but rewards you by linking straight to Bee Line, then across the fire road straight onto G-Drop for some high speed shredding.

be prepared to eat some low flying branches at all times.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Taniwha mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -255 ft
  • Altitude min
    929 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,184 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,184 ft
  • Altitude end
    929 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    793 ft
  • Distance down
    2,088 ft
  • Distance flat
    118 ft
  • Avg time
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on Nov 28, 2017
Avg: 1 (1 votes)

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Taniwha Trail Reports

Nov 28, 2017 @ 11:03pm
Nov 28, 2017
Still quick. Couple of muddy patches in there still. Bushes well encroached onto track now and smashing the forearms and face hahahaha
Nov 26, 2017 @ 4:13pm
Nov 26, 2017
Every other trail in the park is bone dry at present. No this one though, wet as usual through the middle section.
Aug 26, 2017 @ 11:57pm
Aug 26, 2017
Running great. Little bit of mud, but isn't that the point??
Jun 10, 2017 @ 11:53pm
Jun 10, 2017
Recently had a large amount of gravel added on the upper section, to fill in a lot of the large ruts. Still just the same as ever after that...
Jan 29, 2017 @ 5:07pm
Jan 29, 2017
The trail fairies have been trimming the over grown upper sections of this trail. It's totally ridable right now but expect some cuts and...
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Medium Loop 2
3 miles

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