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Fires are not permitted at any time.
Lake Taylor campsite
Lake Taylor Campsite is very exposed to the weather. Check the weather before you go and take appropriate clothing and gear.
Turn off SH7 at Waikari and follow the road to Hawarden (approx. 8.5 km). The road then joins Lake Sumner Rd, which leads to Lake Taylor (approx. 50 km).
This is a gravel road that is narrow, has sharp corners and steep drops. The road can be busy – keep left, reduce speed and watch out for traffic.
NZTM2000: E1538614, N5263862
Latitude: -42.77354706, Longitude: 172.25385563
Pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand at the campsite.
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.
Trees or branches may fall in windy conditions – try not to camp beneath trees.