Hard fern in Ruahine Forest Park
Image: Jack Mace | ©



The Ruahine Forest Park consists of beautiful bush-covered ranges with a range of recreation opportunities.

Find things to do and places to stay Ruahine Forest Park

On the southern end of the Ruahine Range is the Wharite television transmitter. The access road to the transmitter provides a scenic drive up to a picnic area where views of the surrounding countryside, wind turbines and Palmerston North are found. This road can become impassable at times due to snow and other extreme weather conditions.


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