From Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre walk south about 1 km around the edge of Lake Te Anau, then cross the road to Ivon Wilson Recreation Reserve.
This is a 35 ha reserve, planted with native and exotic trees and managed by Southland District Council.
There are several paths leading to picturesque Lake Henry, which is stocked with rainbow and brown trout as a children’s fishery.
Fishing licences for children (free) are available from the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre.
There is also a mountain bike track located in the reserve, and it is a good park for walking your dog.
Toilets are available near the entrance.
This walk starts from the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre on Lakefront Drive, Te Anau.
Pleasant walking in Ivon Wilson park