Beech trees overhanging Graces Stream
Image: Laura Honey | DOC
Gates open summer 6am-8pm; winter 6am-6pm
Fires are not permitted at any time.
South of Wainuiomata follow the Coast Rd for 10 km to the main Remutaka Forest Park entrance. Drive 2.5 km to the top carpark (800 m past the Catchpool carpark).
Short section of gravel road and stream ford. This is a 45 minute drive from Wellington.
Walk along the Five Mile Loop Track for about 15 minutes to find the campsite.
NZMCA / DOC campsite pass cannot be used at this campsite.
Warning: Risk of treefall during high winds.
Due to a high number of dead and dying trees in this area, camping is not recommended in windy weather. At all other times, exercise caution. Alternative camping is available in the Catchpool Valley.