IntroductionWalk to a replica goldminer's hut and the site of the Adams Creek Workings.
Time: 2 hr one way
Distance: 7 km one way
From the car park, walk on the old bridle track (Fenian Track) to a clearing known as Adams Flat, named after John Adams, an Irish gold miner who died in his hut on March 2, 1882 aged 49. A replica of a goldminer’s hut stands in the clearing. The grassy area surrounding the hut is a pleasant resting place. Read about Adam's Flat Hut.
Adam Creek Workings and Water Race
Time: 2 hr 40 min one way
Distance: 8 km one way
From Adams Flat, the track to the Adam Creek Workings site is a further 40 minutes. It is from this point that the track standard changes from a ‘walking track’ to a ‘tramping track’ and you will require sturdy footwear as well as a reasonable level of fitness and experience.
Leave Karamea on Oparara Road and follow this for 6 km to the lime works. Turn into Fenian Road and follow this to the car park at the end.