Begley Hut

Nelson Lakes National Park

An old NZ Forest Service hut up the Begley Valley. Fire doesn't draw well and door has to be left open a crack.

Begley Hut • By USAhutbagger. Licence: C.
Key information
Owner
Owner: DOC
Category
Standard Hut
Sleeps
Sleeps 8
8
Facilities
Toilet, Open fireplace
Water supply
No water
Getting there
Getting there
Access from the Rainbow Valley Roadend (past Rainbow Homestead) is 16km (4-5 hours) to the hut. Track unmarked down the Rainbow Valley, however there are orange markers once you get past the gorge. Hut is a bit hard to see at first. Once you cross the mostly dry riverbed coming down from the left, there is a clearing. The hut is hidden behind some trees.
Unlocked
This hut is unlocked and open to access.
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Other
Altitude
1,050m
Mobile phone coverage
No coverage
Maps
NZTopo50-BS24
Map 
ID 7144

About this hut

Added 24 June 2011 by USAhutbaggerUSAhutbagger. 1 revision 21 March 2015 by JETNZJETNZ.
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