Cannon Point Walkway

Name

Cannon Point Walkway

Location

Akatarawa Forest, Wellington, New Zealand

Overview

Demanding track up to the Cannon Trig then down an extremely steep track past the Birchville Dam.

Grade

Intermediate

Access

Bike and Foot

Description

Cannon Trig provides awesome views over the Hutt Valley. The trig is just over 0.7km from the western end of this track, or less than 0.2km from the top of Cannon Zig Zag.

The Birchville Dam entrance starts with a narrow swing bridge at a car park off the end of Bridge Road.

From the car park at the Birchville Dam entrance drop down to Bridge Road, which is part of the California Park section of the Hutt River Trail.

Getting there

Starts from Valley View Road almost 0.3km east of the top of Cannon Point Road.

Ends at a car park off the end of Bridge Road, Birchville.

Other notes

The Birchville Dam section of this track is closed to bikes. The biking section ends with a lookout over the catchment valley of the dam - return the same way.

Length

4.45km

Conditions

Single track

Last modified

6 Dec 2009 by Ian

Created by

Ian

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