Cockayne Nature Walk closed!
This walk is currently closed - long-term. DOC (Hokitika) is carrying out maintenance work on the track.
Cockayne Nature Walk
TRACK GRADE: Walking Track
WALKING TIME: 30 minutes return
FEATURES: Flora identification panels, Rain forest.
LOCATION: Starts from the carpark at the end of the side road behind Kellys creek shelter, 20km towards the WEST COAST from Arthur's Pass Village.
MAP: Click Here to open PDF File (660Kb).
DESCRIPTION: This loop walk winds through the diverse Podocarp- Broadleaf forest of the West Coast. It climbs up over a small hill and comes out near the shelter.
A short connecting track leads back to the carpark.
The track is named after Dr Leonard Cockayne, a renowned botanist, who provided the original inspiration to create Arthur's Pass National Park.