Montana Heritage Trail- Waitakere Ranges

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

  • 3 hr – 4 hr loop track
  • Easy

A beaut walk in kauri forest, from the Cascades carpark. A good introductory tramp in a half day. Take your niece or nephew. Hug a kauri tree, ogle a dam. There's some interpretation info along the way

Waitakere Dam and Falls • By Matthew. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
3 hr – 4 hr
Distance
8.0km
Type
Loop track
Loop track
Grade
Easy
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Cascades Kauri Park, off Falls Rd, off Te Henga Rd on the way to Bethells
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Maps
NZTopo50-BA31
Altitude
60m – 320m
Altitude change 260m

Either way is good;  the loop takes you via the Cascade track, Fenceline Track, Long Road track and Upper Kauri Track.

Te Henga • By Crisis.

Nice view of a dam along the way. You can make it longer by extending down to include the RGB, Chateau Mosquito and Sissam tracks (extra 6k all up) if you like.

http://www.arc.govt.nz/arc/auckland-regional-parks/western-parks/cascade.cfm

Map
ID 2323

About this track

Added 14 October 2007 by CarenCaren. No revisions.
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