View from Mt Patriach
Image: DOC



Walk or mountain bike up Mt Patriarch (1,656 m).

14 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

5–6 hr one way Expert: Route

Mountain biking

3 hr return Intermediate: Grade 3

Seasonal restrictions

Forestry operations in the area can close roads into Mount Richmond Forest Park. Check the status of roads into Mount Richmond Forest Park.

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

Stay safe in the outdoors


Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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