Trail Running – Riverhead Forest Auckland 2


Running Trails: Barlow Road gate car park – Riverhead Forest – unnamed mountain bike and motor bike tracks and roads.

Caution: There are lots of unnamed mountain bike and motor bike tracks there, very easy get lost. Always watch out high speed downhill mountain bikes!

Car Park: Yes. It’s about 39 km 35 minutes drive from Auckland city centre.
Public Toilet: No
Weather: Check Weather before you go!

For better map display, click the buttons (Full Screen, Hide/Show Photos and Back to Center) in the top right corner of the map to study the tracks we ran or any other tracks.

Total distance: 22.48 km
Total climbing: 758 m
Average speed: 7.56 km/h
Total Time: 03:41:17

Total flat distance: 22.4 km, Climbing distance: 7.4 km, Descent distance: 7.7 km, Flat distance: 7.4 km, Maximum difference: 128 m, Final balance: 0 m. Elevation corrected by ST3.

Difficulty Rating: 3.14 M
The “Total Time” is my time in Dec. which includes short tea time and breaks. That day the weather was not bad.


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2 thoughts on “Trail Running – Riverhead Forest Auckland

  • Evan

    I’d love to be able to download your GPX or KML files. Looks like you’ve found some good runs! I’m struggling to rind runs with all the track closures.