Lake Howden Hut is closed and will not reopen.

Lake Howden Hut on the Fiordland section of the Routeburn Track was hit by a landslide on the night of 4 February 2020.

The hut was so badly damaged that it was deemed unsafe to repair and was closed immediately. It has since been demolished and removed. 

It will not be replaced. 


NZTopo50 map sheet: CB09
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1215342, N5025909

Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Postal Address:   PO Box 29
Te Anau 9640
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