4 miles
64 ft
-61 ft
Avg time


  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Paved Path
  • Bike Type
    RD, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Ride in Rain
  • Global Ranking
    #22752 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

This scenic 70km river ride is under construction between Ngaruawahia and Horahora, 20km south of the Mighty River Domain at Lake Karapiro. The route weaves through rural and urban landscapes, taking in waterfalls and historic Maori sites as well as trendy shops, cafes and wineries.

Te Awa River Ride
The sections through Hamilton city and between Cambridge and Lake Karapiro are complete and ready to ride now while the remaining sections are due for completion by late 2015. The track will be primarily wide, smooth and largely flat making Te Awa suitable for cyclists of all fitness and experience levels.

Once complete, Te Awa will link with the Waikato River Trails near Horahora as well as other regional cycling highlights such as Hamilton Mountain Bike Track in Pukete Farm Park and the newly completed Avantidrome, near Cambridge.

For more information visit www.te-awa.org.nz

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Te Awa River Ride - Horitu-Pukete bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3 ft
  • Altitude min
    62 ft
  • Altitude max
    85 ft
  • Altitude start
    62 ft
  • Altitude end
    65 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,775 ft
  • Distance down
    3,310 ft
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Jul 23, 2017
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to te-awa-river-ride-horitupukete trailhead (-37.732050, 175.234400)
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Te Awa River... Trail Reports

Jul 23, 2017 @ 2:29am
Jul 23, 2017
Apr 11, 2016 @ 10:32pm
Apr 11, 2016
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Te Awa River Ride - Horitu-Pukete

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