SpotX Walking Spots in Waikato Print

Hakarimata Summit


SpotX walking (48.2)
Access:Car.
WalkType:Forest,Lake.
Length:3.5km
Time:2-3hrs
Difficulty:Hard
Type:Return
Directions:Starts at Brownlee Avenue, off Hakarimata Road, near Ngaruawahia.
Features:Start on the Waterworks Track, through native bush alongside the Mangarata Stream, to an old dam built in 1922. After reaching the dam, the track deteriorates and becomes steep and slippery after rain. The summit is reached by a short side track through regenerating natives and on the way there are some views of the river and glimpses of Ngaruawahia.
Contacts:DOC Waikato, ph (07) 858 1000.