The Raukumara Ranges
Visit the Raukumara Forest Park to experience one of the least developed or visited tracts of bush in the North Island. The park covers 115,000 hectares of extremely rugged bush-clad land and offers a wide variety of recreational opportunites for visitors including:
Learn here about the history and natural features of the area.
There are opportunities for tramping, rafting and mountain biking in Raukumara Forest Park.
There are basic huts available for recreationists to use while in the ranges and informal camping is also permitted throughout the park.
Find out how to access Raukumara Forest Park and how you can plan and prepare for your visit.
Find out about the natural vegetation and the native birds and animals that are features of the Raukumara Forest Park.
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
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