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Level: Beginner
Length: 15 mi (24.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +380/509 ft
Total: 24 riders
 

Mountain Biking Bottle Lake Forest Park

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#107 of 393 mountain bike trails in New Zealand
#12,499 in the world

The quality of the Bottle Lake Forest Park trails varies but they are generally easy, all-weather and fun. It's a flat area with gentle undulations and you'll come across swooping curves and gentle berms along with some generally straight stuff.

There's a map board at the car park which you'll need to study carefully to avoid setting off down a horse trail or running track. Once you get underway the trails the signs are reasonable but you'll probably get lost once or twice. Just keep going - you'll soon come across a good sign or someone to follow.

The park is close to the city and is popular with families on weekends and flocks of fitness riders fly round them in the evenings.

There is a skills area by the car park with some muddy rollers and a couple of long six inch bridges that are guaranteed to take you out.

First added by onyourbike on Dec 31, 2006. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: yes
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: yes
  • Fat bike grooming: yes
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Bottle Lake Forest Park is 10km from central Christchurch and just a little north of Burwood by the coast on Waitikiri Drive. The main entrance and car park is off Waitikiri Drive, which is off Burwood Road, via either Marshlands Road or Burwood Road from the city. There is also access from Spencer Park, and from North Shore along the Southern Pegasus Bay Track. You can navigate to "Bottle Lake Forest Park" with your smartphone or let the singletracks app take you there.
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  • Jim Cummings
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    These are good trails close to the city and popular with families as well as fitness riders. They are fun but not magical.

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