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Level: Intermediate
Length: 9 mi (14.5 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +421/422 ft
Total: 3 riders
 

Mountain Biking TECT all terrain park

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There are two nice easy rides for beginners starting at the car park called Uno and Keruru.
Buffalo Girl is the choice ride for better riders. It features some real nice trail through regenerating native forest along old logging tracks. In places it's gloriously greasy when wet!
The park is a work in progress. You can check out latest developments on their website: www.tectallterrainpark.co.nz.
While you're in the park check out the "Adrenalin Forest", an army style confidence course high up in the trees.

First added by Jim Cummings on Dec 3, 2014. Last updated Apr 30, 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
The park is halfway between Tauranga and Rotorua on Highway 36. The entrance is well sign posted.
From Tauranga go up Pyes Pa Road for 28km from the Barkes Corner roundabout on Highway 29.
From Rotorua head for Ngongotaha and then continue on Highway 36 towards Tauranga.
From the park entrance it's another 2km to the mountain bike hub. There are a numerous display maps and signposts.
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Mountain Bike Trails Near Tauranga, New Zealand

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Intermediate | 6 mi

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  • Jim Cummings
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    Don't expect the berms, jumps, humps and drop-offs of the typical mountain bike park here.
    But Buffalo Girl is an interesting ride, well worth taking in if you're driving from Tauranga to Rotorua.

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