Nature TrailPHOTO: Laura Honey | DOC
Catchpool Valley & Orongorongo Valley and Rimutaka Forest Park in
the Wellington/Kapiti region
575 m one way
Entrance gates to Catchpool Valley are open summer 6am-8pm; winter 6am-6pm
Dogs on a leash only
Rimutaka Forest Park brochure and map (PDF, 3109K)
The Nature Trail is an alternative to the road from the Nga Taonga Trail. It starts by the ford and ends at the Mid Valley picnic area.
Take the Coast Road to Catchpool Valley, 12 km south of Wainuiomata in the Hutt Valley.