Summerhill Recreational Trails is situated on a working sheep, cattle and forestry farm in the Papamoa Hills.
OROPI GROVE MTB PARK
A mountain bikers playground, Oropi Grove is Tauranga’s longest serving mountain bike park. The Park is on Tauranga City Council land and includes cross-country, downhill and freeride terrain featuring a variety of purpose-built jumps and drops.
The trails are mixed grades from 6 (difficult/Expert/Extreme) through to Grade 2 (family/easy/gentle)
Ensure you RIDE WITHIN YOUR LIMITS at all times.
The park can be accessed from both sides –
either Oropi Grove MTB Park 3kms up Oropi Road from the SH29 roundabout – Main Access and Car Park.
or 3 kms up Pyes Pa Road from the Barkes Corner (roundabout on top of the hill of SH29/Cameron Rd/Pyes Pa Rd), turn left onto Joyce Road.
Your first visit to Oropi Grove should include the ‘Park Loop Ride.’ It is an 8.5km (40min) loop aimed at the average rider and covers the majority of the Parks 2 – 4 Graded trails. Starting at the Oropi Road Carpark > Entry Track > Pines Loop > Trail Link > South down Access Road > Over bridge > River Trail > Tomas Loop > Switchbacks Climb > Switchbacks > Ridge Track > Back over bridge > Exit Track Back to carpark.