Sylvester Hut Track
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Introduction

Walk up to Sylvester Hut as day walk or overnight tramp with children - enjoy great views from the hut and explore a series of lakes on the open tops behind the hut.

5 km one way return via same track

Walking and tramping

2 hr one way Easy: Walking track

Seasonal restrictions

4WD is recommended on the access road into the Cobb valley (Cobb Dam Road) in winter, due to ice and/or snow.

Stay safe in the outdoors

  1. Choose the right trip for you. Learn about the route and make sure you have the skills for it.
  2. Understand the weather. Check weather forecasts
  3. Pack warm clothes and extra food. Check gear lists
  4. Share your plans and take ways to get help. Share directly or use the Outdoor Intentions form or Plan My Walk. Take a distress beacon. 
  5. Take care of yourself and each other.

Contacts

Whakatū/Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 546 9339
Email nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
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