Bealey Chasm and Valley

Arthur's Pass National Park

  • 1 hr – 2 hr
  • Easy/medium

A excellent short walk in the autumn or spring with wonderful views of rolleston glacier

Key information
Walking time
1 hr – 2 hr
Distance
4.0km
Type
Grade
Easy/medium
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
bealey chasm car park
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Ends
bealey chasm car park
Maps
NZTopo50-BV20
Altitude
842m – 1,113m
Altitude change 271m

If your are short of time or just need or just passing through Arthurs Pass and need an excellent short walk with geat views ? then Bealey Chasm is an ideal walk to spend a few hours on. There is a small parking bay marked on the side of the road and the track heads through beach forest and after a few minutes crosses a foot bridge. After about another half hour you come out to the river bed and the track continues to follow the cairns to the end, where there are great views and lots of photo opportunities of both the valley and Rolleston glacier.

Map
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ID 1433

About this track

Added 8 June 2006 by globalkiwiglobalkiwi. 2 revisions, most recently 28 May 2011 by iangeorgeiangeorge.
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