Submitted by Melissa Franklin
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This route is part of the Podium Podiatry BoP Trails
Park at the carpark at the end of Te Puia which is on SH 5 as you head towards Taupo. Walking away from Te Puia you will see the start of the track at end of carpark. Follow this single track until you get to the Waipa entrance from mountain bike park. Follow the main road into the park and shortly you will leave this road at a small clearing with steps going up to the right. The track markers for this trail are yellow and you should easily be able to follow them along.
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Features of interest
Views of Te Puia and Geysers as well as Rotorua and lake.
Make Up of Run
Moderate Single Track: 25%
Easy Single Track: 70%
Farm Road / 4WD Track: 5%
The following trails overlap with this run to some degree. You may wish to combine them but please note that to qualify for FKTs on these runs you should record a separate Strava activity for each
Carpark at end of Te Puia, where State Highways 30 and 5 meet
Plenty of carparks but might be busy if Te Puia is open. I would advise you to make sure car is locked and valuables out of sight.
Make navigation of this route super-easy by using the Capra app on your phone. View on Capra .
Long-sleeved thermal top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Gloves, Beanie/thermal headwear, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
Showers and taps at Waipa entrance
wet, muddy, wind etc in winter
watch out for mountain bikers
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