Caroline Bush Scenic Reserve is approximately 67 ha of beech, podocarp and broadleaved forest on a gentle easterly slope.
Wadworth Scenic Reserve is approximately 41 ha of beech and regenerating broadleaved forest with relatively steep gullies.
Note: Hunting in the Glenure Scenic Reserve is no longer permitted.
Caroline Bush is split into two blocks. One block has access adjacent to the Dipton-Balfour Road 7 km northeast of Dipton. The second block can be accessed from Bell Road which is across private land.
Wadworth can be accessed from SH6 north of Benmore along Mathews Road and then across private land.
Access which is across private property requires prior permission from the landowners.
NZTopo50 map - CE10
A selection of Topo50 maps which cover the Southland region are available to purchase from the DOC Murihiku Office.
If you require a map that is not supplied at the Murihiku Office, you can download maps or check out a list of other retailers on the Land Information New Zealand website.
There are no DOC huts available.
If possuming, a permit must be obtained by visiting the DOC Murihiku Office in Invercargill.
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Auckland and parts of the Waikato are at Level 3. DOC huts and campsites are closed in these regions. The rest of New Zealand is at Level 2.