Belmont Regional Park
282 Stratton Street, Maungaraki, Lower Hutt
Turn off State Highway 2 onto Dowse Drive and drive 3km. Turn onto Miromiro Road and then Stratton Street and drive 3km to the entrance of Belmont Regional Park.
For more information about other entrances check the Getting there tab in left hand menu.
Daily from 8am until dusk
Dogs under control are allowed in the Korokoro, Stratton Street and Dry Creek Valleys. Dogs are not permitted on farmland.
There is no camping and permission is required for horse riding in the farming area. Parts of the farm may be closed during lambing (Aug-Oct). Please keep to the marked routes as you walk, cycle or ride in the farming areas.
The breathtaking views and bush-clad valleys of Belmont Regional Park make it a favourite open space for walking, running, mountain biking and horse riding. Located in the hill country between Porirua and the Hutt Valley, the park features the historic Korokoro Dam, World War II ammunition stores and the original main coach road from Wellington. Boulder Hill has sweeping views over Porirua Harbour, the Lower Hutt valley and the remnants of ancient boulder block fields.
Dogs are not permitted in the farmed areas of Belmont Regional Park.
Logging operation in Belmont Regional Park starting in November - for more infomation click here
Things to do
PINE PLANTATION LOGGING OPERATION
Greater Wellington will begin logging a 25 hectare pine plantation at the head of Korokoro Valley near the Stratton Street entrance to Belmont Regional Park. This work will be carried out in stages.
Stage 1- Skid site construction and culvert replacement scheduled to start the first week of August 2012. This is likey to take up to 10 days (weather permitted). This will result in some track closures.
Stage 2 - Logging to begin in November 2012.