Riders crossing one of the streams on the Tree Trunk Gorge track
Image: Amelia Willis | DOC



Walk or mountain bike through the Kaimanawa Forest Park taking in two spectacular gorges, and the characteristic beech and kamahi forest.

5 km | 17 km

Walking and tramping

1 hr 30 min Advanced: Tramping track

Mountain biking

Various times under 4 hr Advanced: Grade 4

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.


Check, Clean, Dry

Clean all gear when moving between waterways to prevent the spread of didymo and other freshwater pests.

How to check, clean, dry your gear.


Turangi Office
Phone:   +64 7 384 7106
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   turangi@doc.govt.nz
Address:   3 Town Centre
Turangi 3334
Postal Address:   Private Bag 2
Turangi 3353
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