Cowans Hill Track
Located in Lake Tekapo area in the Canterbury region
IntroductionThe track passes through exotic forest, open tussock country and past small tarns where wetland birds may stop to feed.
3.2 km one way
Walking and tramping1 hr 30 mins one way
Walk from Tekapo township to the start of the track near the Tekapo Road Bridge, otherwise park your vehicle in the car park off SH8 near Hamilton Drive. The track passes through exotic forest, open tussock country and past small tarns where wetland birds may stop to feed.
You can park in the public car park on Hamilton Drive and ride uphill from there to the track start on Cowans Hill. The actual formed track is 3.2 km but to start and finish from Hamilton Drive is a 5 km circuit.
This is a shared-use track. Follow the mountain bikers code: respect others, respect the rules, respect the track.
This track can be started from:
- the Tekapo Road bridge in Tekapo
- 1 km along SH8 when heading east out of Tekapo.
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