Kiriwhakapapa Loop

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This well-graded walk passes through forest that has regenerated well after being logged for its rimu and other podocarp trees in the 1930s, taking about 30 minutes. Another attractive feature is the many planted redwoods. 

A low-level tramping track follows old bush tramlines through to the Mikimiki Valley, while the main tramping track ascends the Blue Range to the Blue Range Hut, approximately 2 - 3 hours away.

The loop is off the Blue Range Track at the end of Kiriwhakapapa Road, 15 minutes from State Highway 2, about 15 minutes north of Masterton.

Check out other walks in the Tararua Forest Park and the region.


Kiriwhakapapa Road
Masterton 5881
New Zealand