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Dun Mountain, Maitai Water Reserve

 

 

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St Arnaud Range, Nelson Lakes National Park

 

 

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Ben Nevis, Mt Richmond Forest Park

 

 

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Porters Rock, Abel Tasman National Park

 

 

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Horseshoe Basin and Mt Arthur, Kahurangi National Park

 

 

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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:

Mt Arthur Hut | Kahurangi National Park

 

  Length 8 km return from Flora car park
  Time Required 2 hr 30 min return from Flora car park
  Uses Walking and trail running
Mt Arthur Hut is located at the end of Mt Arthur Track. One of the most popular destinations in Kahurangi National Park, the hut is great as a day walk or an easy overnight tramp from Flora car park, and is perfectly located just below the tree line.

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Trail Alerts
updated 27 April 2021
Sourced from Department of Conservation 27 April 2021
Hacket Track
Track closure
There is a landslip on the Hacket Track. The track is closed from Aniseed Valley car park until this can be fixed. Do not attempt to cross the slip.
Sourced from Department of Conservation 27 April 2021
Lewis Hut (Heaphy Track)
Closed from 27 April 2021
Lewis Hut will be closed from 27 April 2021 as it will be removed and replaced with a shelter.
Sourced from Department of Conservation 27 April 2021
Matiri Valley
Access restrictions
Construction work on the Matiri hydroelectricity scheme is taking place in the Matiri Valley, affecting public access in the area. Work is expected to be completed later in 2021. See full details on the Pioneer Energy website. This is a long term alert.
Sourced from Department of Conservation 27 April 2021
Kahurangi Lighthouse Keepers House
Fire not working
The fire has been disconnected and blocked off at Kahurangi Keepers House. This is for safety reasons until it can be replaced. The fire should be fixed by end of May. Take your own cooking gear.
Sourced from Department of Conservation 27 April 2021
Abel Tasman Coast Track
Partial track closure
From 22 May to 1 June 2021 the Torrent Bay to Medlands section of Abel Tasman Coast Track is closed. This section is closed because we need to upgrade the Falls River Suspension Bridge. If you’re walking you need to find an alternate route via water taxi to detour past this section.

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Mt Arthur Hut is located at the end of Mt Arthur Track. One of the most popular destinations in Kahurangi National Park, the hut is great as a day walk or an easy overnight tramp from Flora car park, and is perfectly located just below the tree line.

Read more…