Kelly Knight Hut Track
Image: Brian Dobbie | ©


The track to Kelly Knight Hut crosses farmland to the Ruahine Forest Park boundary, then sidles above the Pourangaki River to reach the hut via a swingbridge. Stay a night and return the same way.

Walking and tramping

2 hr 30 min - 3 hr 30 min Advanced: Tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

Access is closed to the public during calving (late May - late August) and may be at other times of the year. You must contact the Farm Manager before you go.

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit for recreational hunting or management purposes only

Stay safe in the outdoors


Te Papaioea / Palmerston North Office
Phone:   +64 6 350 9700
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   28 North Street
Palmerston North 4410
Postal Address:   Private Bag 11010
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
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