Rolleston Pack Track

Lewis Pass National Reserve

  • 40 min – 1 hr one way
  • Easy

An old pack track near Lewis Pass. This is a pleasant forest walk, and an alternative to walking along the road between Deer Valley Camping Area and the St James car park.

Tarn, Lewis Pass • By Matthew.
Key information
Walking time
40 min – 1 hr
Distance
2.0km
Type
One way
One way
Grade
Easy
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Lewis Pass, SH7
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Ends
Deer Valley Camping Area, south of Lewis Pass
Maps
NZTopo50-BT23
Altitude
800m – 900m
Altitude change 100m

This track sets off from the Lewis Pass shelter and car park (the beginning is unmarked) and leads south, sidling above the road in pretty beech forest. The track is muddy in spots. Soon the track drops down to the road at Goings Creek.

Deer Valley Picnic and Camping area is a few minutes' further down the road. Water and toilets at Lewis Pass Shelter, toilets at Deer Valley.

Map
ID 345

About this track

Added 5 May 2002 by MatthewMatthew. 3 revisions, most recently 21 March 2010 by MatthewMatthew.
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