Lake Gunn
PHOTO: Stefan Marks | Creative Commons


Enjoy walking an easy loop track through red beech forest and alongside Lake Gunn, beginning from the Milford Road - it's a good option for children.

Track overview

1.4 km loop

Walking and tramping

45 min Easiest: Easy access short walk

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


This loop track is suited to all ages and is accessible to wheelchairs. It passes through red beech forest and gives glimpses of the birdlife typical of the Eglinton Valley.

Side trips can be made to several lake beaches and sheltered fishing spots.

Getting there

This walk begins from the Milford Road, about 78 km from Te Anau.

A signpost at the Cascade Creek camp ground marks the enterance to the Nature Walk.

Know before you go

The former Lake Gunn Campsite is closed to overnight camping but you can visit the site during the day. 


Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Full office details
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