Topo50 maps show tracks that have been permanently closed to prevent the spread of kauri dieback disease.
This track takes you through an old mining area, through regenerating broadleaf/hardwood forest and reverting pasture land. There are some interesting landforms in the general area.
Accessed via the Maratoto roadend at Hikutaia or at the Golden Cross roadend at Waikino.
There is no practical access to the nearby historic mining area of Komata Reefs. The pine forest at the end of Komata Reefs Road was felled and replanted in 2012 and is no longer suitable for tramping.
Auckland is at Level 4 and other regions at Level 2.