The East Coast region offers a variety of tracks and walks, including the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk – one of New Zealand's Great Walks.
The East Cape area features a number tracks and routes that lead into the area's remote wilderness.
Explore the many walks and tracks available in the Gisborne area, from Cooks Cove Walkway to the Ridge Track at Morere Springs Scenic Reserve.
Learn about the walks and tracks available in the Te Urewera area including the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk.
An A-Z listing of all East Coast tracks and walks.
Read about Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway, Tarawera Falls Track, and many other tracks and walks in the Bay of Plenty region.
There are extensive walking and mountain biking opportunities on conservation land throughout New Zealand.
Discover the tracks and walks of the Hawke's Bay, including the Makahu Road track to Mangatainoka Hot Springs and Kaweka Road walks and tramping tracks.
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
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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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