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!

  Length14.3 km one way from Marahau
  Time RequiredOvernight minimum (if tramping)
  UsesWalking and trail running
Castle Rocks Hut in Abel Tasman National Park is the northern counterpart of the Westland hut that shares its name. Named after the rock outcrop nearby, the hut is located high atop a ridge high above Marahau Valley. It is usually used as the first night stay for trampers traversing the Inland Track from south to north, or as an overnight trip between Canaan Downs and Marahau.

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Trail Alerts
updated 7 September
23 August 2020
 
Matiri Valley
 
Access restrictions
 

Construction work on the Matiri hydroelectricity scheme is taking place in the Matiri Valley, affecting public access in the area. See full details on the Pioneer Energy website. This is a long term alert.

23 August 2020
 
Wainui Falls Track
 
Temporary closures
 

Between 27 July and 31 August 2020, Wainui Falls Track will be closed on some days between 8:30 am and 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday.  Work is weather dependent, and on the days the track is closed there will be notices in the car park.

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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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Castle Rocks Hut in Abel Tasman National Park is the northern counterpart of the Westland hut that shares its name. Named after the rock outcrop nearby, the hut is located high atop a ridge high above Marahau Valley. It is usually used as the first night stay for trampers traversing the Inland Track from south to north, or as an overnight trip between Canaan Downs and Marahau.

Read more…