Address: Bucks Road, Underhill Rd, Tararua Forest Park 5773
15 minutes from Featherston, via Wakefield St, Underhill Rd then Bucks Rd to end. 5 km of gravel with steep sections.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1797681, N5451381
Latitude: -41.06512777, Longitude: 175.35320587
Know before you go
There is no longer access to the river bed via the Middle track at the northwest end of the carpark due to the end point being washed away.
The site is very exposed in strong winds.
Permission to have a campfire at this site is determined by the Wairarapa Rural Fire District (WRFD) fire season status. See the WRFD website for the current status.
- Campfires are allowed during open season.
- A permit is required during a restricted season.
- Extreme care must be taken with campfires.