Due to the recent heavy rainfall, a number of roads and walking/cycling tracks in the Waikato are closed. If you are travelling to or through the Waikato region, please visit Waka Kotahi’s Journey Planner website for up-to-date roading information and check the local Council’s Facebook page for the latest updates and advice.

Walking & Hiking Trails

Lake Hakanoa, Huntly Domain

The picturesque Lake Hakanoa in Huntly, is a popular and easy family friendly walking trail in the North Waikato.

The lake walkway is split into thirteen zones including a native tree reserve, Japanese Garden, Global Garden, Wildlife Gardens, Palm Beach, Contemporary Maori Garden, Green Cathedral, Ponga Grove, wetlands and more, making for great picnic spots along the way.

A mostly flat and metaled track, the Lake Hakanoa walkway is perfect for prams, walking the dog or an easy running track.

Lake Hakanoa Walkway details: