Image: Jack Mace | ©
Powell Hut can be accessed via Holdsworth Road end and is on the popular Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit.
2 km south of Masterton, turn off SH2 into Norfolk Road, which turns into Mt Holdsworth Road. Follow signs to Tararua Forest Park, about 15 km from SH2.
NZTopo50 map sheet: BP34
Grid/NZTM2000 coordinates: E1804184, N5471183
Fees are paid at the time of booking. If you want to use a Backcountry Hut Pass, contact:
From 2019, bookings will be available all year.
Book online or contact the Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre.
For more information, including what you can expect as a 'booked' and 'non-booked' hut user, see Booking huts on the Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit.