Howarth Memorial Wetlands

Howarth Memorial Wetlands The Howarth Memorial Wetland walk is a one hour loop walk through a lovely wildlife refuge. This walk is mostly flat, and accessible from several areas making it ideal for morning or evening walks. It is  a pleasant walk for all ages and fitness levels. The track includes a boardwalk leading to a bird watching hut with great views of the wetland.

Access to wetlands is from Spur St (by the sports clubrooms at Boyd Park), from the end of Ritchie St, from Terminus St (across the historic railway bridge), or across the boardwalk from Skidmore Reserve (off Kenrick St). You can also access the wetlands by following the path around the northern end of Boyd Park.

 

Classification

Walking Track

Short Walk

Time 1 hour circuit
Distance 3.2km
Track Rating Easy. Suitable for most ages and fitness levels.
Conveniences Picnic tables. Public toilets and playground also nearby at Boyd Park
Special Attractions Attractive wildlife refuge with views of the wetland flora and fauna

 This track is maintained by Fish and Game New Zealand. 

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