Incline Road, Pakuratahi
Remutaka Rail Trail (including the Incline): Turn off SH2 9km north of Upper Hutt. The carpark is 1km along a metal road.
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Daily from 8am until dusk
Dogs are welcome. They must be on a lead in the tunnels.
Fireworks are prohibited in all Regional Parks and Forests
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We will be working on upgrading the Te Ara Tirohanga track (Remutaka trig track) at the end of April – early May depending on the weather. You can still walk up this track but caution is advised.
The Maintenance Rangers will be doing a helicopter gravelling job and we will be closing the track for half a day.
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If you have any questions for us, please call 0800 496 734.
The Pakuratahi Forest covers the western side of the Remutaka ranges north of Upper Hutt and includes lands in the Kaitoke basin as well as the main Pakuratahi catchment. At just over 8,000ha this future water collection area is a key link in the chain of large forests covering the Akatarawa, Tararua, Remutaka and Orongorongo ranges. Mainly native bush, the forest also contains some 775ha of exotic plantation stands in the northern part, just south of SH2.
The area is best known for its walking, swimming, mountain biking and the historic structures of the 1870s Remutaka Railway.
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