This easy, short walking track is suitable for all ages, wandering from the Milford Road through forest to peaceful Lake Mistletoe.

Track overview

1.3 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

45 min Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


This walking track leads you through forest to a peaceful lake that is home to New Zealand scaup (duck), frogs and other wetland wildlife.

The track is suitable for all ages so is great for a family walk.

Getting there

This walking track is located on the Milford Road (SH94), which is 27 km (30 minutes drive) north from Te Anau.

The track starts from the signpost over the road from the hotel complex at Te Anau Downs.


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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