This walk follows Glen Creek. Follow an old farm track to the reserve which contains remnant native shrubs. These include Hebe cupressoides, matagouri, mountain wineberry, Coprosma propinqua, Corokia cotoneaster and Olearia virgata. There is no formed track within the reserve itself.
It is possible to ride the public access easement through private farmland to the Otamatakou Scenic Reserve.
Travel along SH83 to Lake Benmore, between Otematata and Omarama.
Maps: Otamatakou Scenic Reserve - NZTopo50 CA15 Omarama
Private property and permissions
This track crosses private land. There is no camping until the conservation area boundary.
Respect the landowner's livestock and property:
- stay on the marked track until you reach the conservation land
- leave gates as you find them
- use stiles where provided
- keep your distance from livestock