Old Ghost Road

  • 4 – 5 days one way
  • Easy/medium

This new trail links the ghost town of Lyell with the Mokihinui River. The first section is open from 2 February 2013.

Track construction Old Ghost Road Jan 2015 • By glennj. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
4 – 5 days
20 hr – 29 hr
Distance
80.0km
Type
One way
One way
Grade
Easy/medium
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Lyell, SH6
()
Ends
Seddonville
Maps
NZTopo50-BR22
Altitude
1,456m
More information
Link
www.oldghostroad.org.nz/http://www.oldghostroad.org.nz/

This track is in construction as a dual use cycling and tramping track. Details are on the website. 

Head of Lyell Creek • By glennj. Licence: C.

The first section from Lyell to Lyell Saddle hut opens 2 February 2013. This section is a 50km return trip. 

Many of the huts are in construction or still in use by track workers. Lyell Saddle Hut opens 2 February 2013. Mokihinui Forks and Goat Creek Huts are old DOC huts and are open now.

Update, November 2017. Track and huts now complete.

Map
ID 8381

About this track

Added 30 January 2013 by MatthewMatthew. 2 revisions, most recently 22 November 2017 by pmckepmcke.
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