NELSON TRAILS

Welcome

Nelson Trails provides maps and descriptions of tracks and trails around the Nelson-Tasman Region of New Zealand. Whether you’re into walking, trail running, mountain biking, or just exploring, the aim of Nelson Trails is to provide you with detailed information and local knowledge to help you get out and enjoy the region’s outdoors. Check back regularly to see newly-added tracks!

Featured Trail:

Lodestone | Arthur Range

  Length6.7 km
  Time Required4-5 hr
  UsesWalking and trail running
Lodestone is a peak on the Arthur Range, in Kahurangi National Park. Rising to 1462 m, the summit offers breath-taking views of Tasman Bay and the Tasman Mountains.

Read more…

Trail Alerts
updated 5 September
13 September 2019
 
Maitai and Roding Water Reserves
 
Closure for pest animal hunting operations
 

All tracks in the Maitai and Roding Catchments will be closed 8-23 September 2019 to allow contractors to carry out the pest animal hunting operations.

5 September 2019
 
Cable Bay Walkway
 
Closure for lambing
 

Cable Bay Walkway is closed to visitors due to lambing from 1 August 2019. The track will reopen on 7 October 2019.

3 September 2019
 
Graham Valley Road – Flora car park
 
Temporary Closure
 

Graham Valley Road, which provides access to Flora Car Park and Kahurangi National Park, is closed for maintenance work until 13 September 2019.

3 September 2019
 
Brown Hut road end – Heaphy Track
 
Brown Hut car park upgrade
 

An upgrade is planned for Brown Hut car park at the start of the Heaphy Track from 5 August until mid-October 2019.  Heavy machinery will be operating – follow signage and directions from staff. The car park will be operating at a reduced capacity. Visitors should expect delays.

   Nelson Trails on Instagram

Welcome

Nelson Trails provides maps and descriptions of tracks and trails around the Nelson-Tasman Region of New Zealand.

Search for trails

Lodestone is a peak on the Arthur Range, in Kahurangi National Park. Rising to 1462 m, the summit offers breath-taking views of Tasman Bay and the Tasman Mountains.

Read more…