SpotX walking (64.2) Access:Car. WalkType:Forest,Lake. Length:7km Time:2-3hrs Difficulty:Easy Type:Loop Directions:McLaren Falls Park is 15 minutes south of Tauranga. Turn off SH2 into SH29 then into McLaren Falls Road. Features:The McLaren Falls Park has a series of walks beside the lake and up to the waterfall, as well as picnic facilities. There is good birdlife in the patches of regenerating native forest with tui, kereru and warblers all present. The ridge on the longer loop track gives good views over Katikati and the coast. Contacts:Tauranga i-SITE, ph (07) 578 8103.