IntroductionThis is an easy walk to a pretty urban park in a peaceful setting, with a fishing lake for children and a mountain biking track.
From Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre walk south about 1 km around the edge of Lake Te Anau, then cross the road to Ivon Wilson Recreation Reserve.
This is a 35 ha reserve, planted with native and exotic trees and managed by Southland District Council.
There are several paths leading to picturesque Lake Henry, which is stocked with rainbow and brown trout as a children’s fishery.
Fishing licences for children (free) are available from the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre.
There is also a mountain bike track located in the reserve, and it is a good park for walking your dog.
Toilets are available near the entrance.
This walk starts from the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre on Lakefront Drive, Te Anau.
|Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre|
|Phone:||+64 3 249 7924|
|Fax:||+64 4 471 1117|
Fiordland National Park
Te Anau 9600
PO Box 29
Te Anau 9640
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