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Cockayne Nature Walk

Location
Arthus Pass Village, SH73. The loop track starts from the car park at the end of the side road behind Kellys Creek Shelter.
Description
This track winds through the diverse podocarp-broadleaf forest of the West Coast. It climbs up over a small hill and comes back out near the shelter. A short connecting track leads back to the car park. The track is named after Dr Leonard Cockayne, a renowned botanist, who provided the original inspiration to create Arthur’s Pass National Park.
Duration
0.3 hours
Level
Medium
Amenities
  • Birds
  • Camping
  • Carpark
  • Historical
  • Huts
  • Mountain Biking / Biking
  • Plant Life
  • Toilets
Source
www.doc.govt.nz
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