This walk begins at the William Corbett Scenic Reserve, in Ōkato. Follow the track through lowland bush alongside the Mangatete Stream to the end of the scenic reserve. From here, the track passes through private property, before coming out onto private farmland. Be aware of electric fences.
There is no public access across the private farm bridge across the Mangatete Stream, and there is no public bridge. You can either wade across the stream or return the same way.
On a clear day, you'll have views of Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont) and the Pouakai Range.
The track starts from the William Corbett Reserve carpark. This is at the end of Old South Road in Ōkato. Ōkato is 25 minutes drive south of New Plymouth.
- There are no toilet facilities.
- There is a picnic table at the carpark at the start of the track from Ōkato Domain.
- This track goes through private property and farmland. Use the stiles provided and watch out for electric fences.
Lowland forest, mostly made up of kohekohe and kawakawa.
Set in the bush of the Ōkato Domain, you'll find the remnants of Ngaweka Pa.
The William Corbett Scenic Reserve land was gifted to the crown in 1958 by the Corbett Family in memory of the late William Corbett.