Ranger Comments

July 18th at 8.30am. Many tracks are currently closed. Still a lot open if you're keen on a winter ride. Please do your bit for track maintenance and steer clear of closed tracks. Cheers-Port Hills Ranger Team.
Downhill Tracks
Bowenvale Downhill Track 2.8 km Closed

First built 1995. Ally Mackay has almost single handed over the last few years transformed this track into a well draining, super fun- hand built classic.

Last updated 2019-07-14 08:17:15

Lava Flow Track 1.3 km Closed

Built 2000

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:09

Victoria Park Downhill Closed

First tracks built late 90's.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:10

Cross Country Tracks – Single Track
Anaconda Track 2 km Closed

Built 2000.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:15

Bottle Lake Forest 10km Open

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:50:01

Bowenvale Traverse Track 3 km Open

Built 1995.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:13

Castle Rock Track 1.5 km Closed

Built 2004.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:18

Crocodile MTB Trails Closed

Dan van Asch has supported mountain biking since rubber met dirt- and owns the land that this track system resides in. He instigated the construction of the original Crocodile Track back in 2001 and since then has fostered a partnership with the Christchurch Single Track Club who have since 2011, built many more superb tracks on his land, creating what is now the Crocodile XC MTB park. The trails are extremely popular and they tick all the boxes as a fun system easily accessible from the City.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:50:02

Godley Head Track 7 km Closed

Built 1999

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:12

Greenwood Park Track 3.5 km Closed

Built 2003. We get a lot of positive comments about this track and its all due to Dave Johnsons on-going hard work maintaining and tweaking the track. Thanks Dave!

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:14

John Britten Track 1 km Closed

Built 2004.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:19

Marleys Hill Track aka Flying Nun 2.3 km Closed

Built 2002. Track building supremo Nick Thurley transformed this track into a Port Hills classic between 2007/2012. His young son would help using his tonker toys.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:16

Taramea MTB track 3.5km Closed

Built 2016. Taramea was developed by the Christchurch Single Track Club who sourced 20k funding from Transpower for its construction/maintenance. Graham Allan expertly worked with the C.C.C, contractors and volunteers to get it planned and built. Taramea is now the most used track on the Port Hills system and a great example of how co operation between land managers and an enthusiastic club- can make good things happen.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:21

Witch Hill Track 1 km Closed

Built 2001

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:17

Worsleys to Sign of the Kiwi 7.03km Open

Flying Nun closed

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:11

Cross Country Tracks – Shared Use
Bowenvale Valley 8.6km Open

threatened by rockfall

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:50:03

Bridle Path 3 km Open

MTB give way to walkers.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:25

Captain Thomas Track 3.0km Closed

MTB give way to walkers.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:26

Huntsbury Track 2.34km Open

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:50:05

Kennedy's Bush Track 5.3km Open

Please follow the poled route

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:27

Kennedy's Bush Track to Worsleys Track 8.23km Open

Please follow the poled route on Kennedys Bush Track.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:24

Mount Pleasant Shared Route 2.25km Closed

Built 2013.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:30

Mt Vernon Farm Track 2.57km Open

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:50:06

Mt Vernon Track 2.4 km Open

Built 1999.

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:28

Rapaki Track 3.5 km Open

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:50:04

Worsleys Track to Bowenvale Valley Open

Flying Nun closed

Last updated 2019-07-17 13:46:21