NELSON TRAILS

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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!

  Length9.4 km return
  Time Required2-3 hr return
  UsesWalking, trail running and MTB
Located in the northwest of Golden Bay, Knuckle Hill Track is a short deviation off of Kaituna Track to a prominent knob, Knuckle Hill (506 m). The summit provides stunning views of Whanganui Inlet and the forested hill country inland of the Kahurangi Coast.

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Trail Alerts
updated 7 June
6 June 2019
Hacket Track
Miner Stream/Hacket – Aerial wilding conifer control operation

The DOC Motueka Biodiversity Team will be undertaking wilding conifer control from a helicopter in Mt Richmond Forest Park. The helicopter will be operating from the Hacket car park area during fine weather on 9 June 2019.

26 May 2019
Castle Rocks Hut
Fireplace removed

The fireplace at Castle Rocks Hut has been closed as it is unfit for use. Visitors should be prepared for sleeping in an unheated hut. A replacement is being arranged but it is likely it won’t be installed until October 2019.

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

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Located in the northwest of Golden Bay, Knuckle Hill Track is a short deviation off of Kaituna Track to a prominent knob, Knuckle Hill (506 m). The summit provides stunning views of Whanganui Inlet and the forested hill country inland of the Kahurangi Coast.

Read more…