IntroductionThis is a basic five-bunk hut in the Hawke's Bay region.
Easy walk from road end
- Toilets - non-flush
- Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
Herrick’s Hut was built in 1960 by the New Zealand Forest Service, and is maintained by volunteers. Situated at 460m altitude, the area is relatively sheltered. Herrick’s Hut is largely isolated from other tracks and huts in the Ruahine Forest Park.
There is tank water supply.
Prior permission from the landowner is required to access Herricks Hut through Thorn Flat Station.
Tracks to this hut
No Man's Road area tramping tracksLocated in Ruahine Forest ParkThere is currently no access to the Ruahine Forest Park via No Man’s Road. The road sustained significant damage during Cyclone Gabrielle and is no longer safe for vehicle use.2 alertsDurationDifficulty Advanced
NZTopo50 map sheet: BK37
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1886391, N5612564