Getting around Makara Peak

Park Map Board

The park map board is displayed at all major park entrances (as well as here in high resolution), and this will help you plan your adventure. Here it is:

Track Signage

As well as the map boards, there is easy-to-follow signage on the trails to help you get where you want to go.


Trailforks is the largest database of mountain bike trails in the world and has all the latest information on Makara Peak.

  • Detailed maps and descriptions of trails including difficulty, elevation, features, style of trail, photos, videos and everything you need to know before you reach the park.
  • You can check your location on the map during your ride using GPS
  • View local routes that local bikers have created
  • Automatic trail routing from your location (or nearest parking lot), to the trailhead of your choosing
  • You can set up ride plans or favourite routes beforehand and view them during your ride.
  • View and/or submit trail status & reports! Always be informed of up-to-date trail conditions & closures
  • Support the areas you ride, by donating 'Trail Karma'
  • View nearby bike shops on the map, quick links for directions or phoning the shop
There's an App available on iOS (iPhone, iPad) and Android, and you can take the trail maps with you offline - there's no need to have mobile coverage to be able to use Trailforks.  Never get lost again!

Click here to visit the Makara Peak section of Trailforks.

Track grading

Suggested routes

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Park guide

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