Walking & Hiking Trails

Hamilton Lake Domain

An easy trail situated in the heart of Hamilton City, the Hamilton Lake Domain Walkway is popular with both runners and walkers alike.

Covering 3.8km, the Hamilton Lake (also known as Lake Rotoroa) walkway includes varied natural lakeside vegetation, grassed parklands perfect for a picnic, a boardwalk section, playgrounds and a café. The walkway is mostly flat making it suitable for pushchairs and is also a popular dog walking spot.

Birdlife also flourishes in the Hamilton Lake area with ducks, pukeko, geese and other birdlife all easily spotted around the lake.

Hamilton Lake walkway details:

  • Location: The Hamilton Lake Walkway can be accessed from various points, with the main carparks off Ruakiwi Road and Lake Cresent (Innes Common)
  • Length: 3.8kms
  • More Info: www.hamilton.govt.nz