The Croydon Bush Scenic Reserve is located 7kms northwest of Gore and covers approximately 874 ha. A series of parallel steep northwest ridges are dissected by several streams with tussock, scrub and podocarp forest remnants. There are several tracks, a look out and picnic area.
Follow Kingdom Road or Reaby Road north of Gore from SH94. Side roads off these provide access.
NZTopo50 maps - CF11, CF12
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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Both Croydon Bush and Forest Hill, surrounded by farmland, show what much of Southland once looked like with forest, grassland and shrubland communities.