Explore Upper Hutt Walkways

Walking in the bush

The boundaries of Upper Hutt extend from Silverstream Bridge in the south-west to the summits of the Remutaka Range in the east and Akatarawa Range in the north.

We have put together the best of our walkways in one handy booklet, called Explore Upper Hutt. Discover more than 20 different walkways in our city, and see the best Upper Hutt has to offer.

View or download our Explore Upper Hutt walkways booklet(PDF, 10MB). If you would like a hard copy, you can pick one up from the Upper Hutt i-SITE Visitor Information Centre or from Council reception. Alternatively, please visit the Greater Wellington Regional Council website who have a great range of information available: gw.govt.nz

Walkways in Upper Hutt include:

  • Keith George Memorial Park
  • Ecclesfield Reserve
  • Pinehaven Reserve
  • Trentham Memorial Park
  • Riverstone
  • The Hutt River Trail Cannon Point and Birchville Dam
  • Maidstone Park
  • Karapoti Gorge and Forest
  • Mount Climie and Tunnel Gully
  • Kaitoke Regional Park.
  • Remutaka Hill 

Lookout points offer a view of either the Hutt Valley, Mangaroa or Whiteman’s Valley are marked on the walkway maps. This selection of walkways are classified according to the following scale:

  • EASY: walking path;
  • INTERMEDIATE: some fitness required; and,
  • ADVANCED: tramping experience required.

Times stated are estimates for family groups.

Please remember before you go

  • If you’re going on any walk or tramp which will lead you to isolated areas, take time to plan your trip.
  • Not all areas have cellular coverage.
  • Go with one or more friends.
  • Tell someone where you plan to walk and approximately how long it will take.
  • Wear suitable warm clothing and strong footwear.
  • Be particularly careful regarding fires, cigarettes, and dogs.
  • Many of the tracks are in forestry areas.
  • Remove any litter and dog droppings.
  • Check for weather updates at metservice.com