Rata Reservoir

Name

Rata Reservoir

Location

Hutt Valley, Wellington, New Zealand

Overview

Steep access road to a water reservoir above Rata Street in Naenae.

Grade

Intermediate

Access

Bike and Foot

Description

This is a gravel access road to a water reservoir above Rata Street.

The road has an almost constant gradient of 15% as it initially heads straight up a valley and then continues around the hill to a small plateau where the reservoir tank is located.

Behind the reservoir tank is a set of steps – that is the start of the Rata Street Loop.

Getting there

Starts with a steel barrier gate at the top of Rata Street.

Ends at a moderately small water reservoir tank, where Rata Street Loop starts.

Length

0.56km

Conditions

Gravel road

Last modified

1 Jan 2010 by Ian

Created by

Ian

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