Park activities

Park activities

Regional parks and forests are enjoyed by Wellington region residents and visitors alike. The variety of landscapes offer natual settings for a wide range of activities - from walking, biking and horse riding through to camping, picnicking, photography, volunteering and events. Follow the links below to find appropriate information on these activities.

The Great Outdoor Summer Events Programme is here. Check out all the amazing events and activities you can come along to in the parks. Click here.

Accessible places to visit

Apply for a concession


Corporate restoration days

Dogs in the parks



Guided walks

History and Maori heritage

Horse riding



Motorised recreation

Mountain biking

Picnics and barbecues

Rafting and kayaking

Run an event in a park

School groups and education

Study and collection of natural materials


Volunteer to help

Walking, running and hiking