Fires permitted in designated fire places and only if there is no regional fire ban. Check for fire bans before you light.
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
The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.
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.