Located in Western Southland, and to the north of the Longwood Range, the Woodlaw Forest covers 781 ha of rolling terrain with beech and podocarp forest. The open tops contain large areas of tussock grasslands and wetlands.
Access can be gained from the Ōtautau - Nightcaps Road, Nightcaps - Ohai Highway, Ohai - Clifden Highway onto logging roads of which gates may be locked and require permission from Rayonier New Zealand Ltd.
Rayonier - firstname.lastname@example.org
NZTopo50 maps - CF08, CF09
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.