Upper Cobb Valley
The Cobb Valley region is one of the most interesting in the country for trampers and naturalists with its impressive mountain and bush scenery, remarkable botany and geology, and interesting human story.
The Cobb area has many special geological features. Nowhere else in New Zealand has such a complex series of ancient rocks been eroded into such distinctively different landscapes.
View the Cobb Valley, Mt Arthur, Tableland brochure (PDF, 1,754K).
Ice age glaciers created this landscape. Find out about the geology of the area, as well the plants and animals you'll find there and its history.
Find out about walks in the Cobb Valley, as well as hunting, fishing, boating and mountain biking.
Find out what DOC huts and campsites are available in the Cobb Valley.
Find out how to get to Cobb Valley, as well as important safety information.
This mountain biking and walking track is a one day backcountry ride that traverses through a variety of landscapes and terrains following a historic pack track.
Created in 1996, Kahurangi is one of New Zealand's newest and the second largest national park. It's located in the northwest corner of New Zealand's South Island.
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
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Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
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