No dogs during Easter, Labour weekend and between, 20 December and 31 January.
The Rowallan Forest is located in western Southland to the east of Lake Hauroko and boarding Fioldland National Park. The vegetation is predominately beech forest and the terrain is rolling.
The Lindsay Ecological Area, within the Rowallan Forest, and covers approximately 126 ha of moderately steep lowland hill country of beech and podocarp forest. Crown fern is the dominant ground cover.
There is access into the northern part of the Rowallan by the forestry road from the Clifden – Hauroko Road however the network of forest roads via the Grove Burn on the south coast road is more popular.
Access to the Lindsay Ecological Area can be gained north of Tuatapere off SH99 by following forestry roads or just south of Clifden on SH99 turning onto Lillburn Valley Road/Otway Road, and then following forestry roads.
NZTopo50 maps - CF07, CF08
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.
The closest hut is Thicket Burn Hut which is administered by the New Zealand Deerstalkers Association.
If possuming, a permit must be obtained by visiting the DOC Murihiku Office in Invercargill.
Latest pesticide summary for the Southern South Island covering most of the Otago, Fiordland and Southland regions.
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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.