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

Morrinsville Walks

The rural township of Morrinsville is home to several great short walks, from heritage and art trails to park and forest tracks.

Morrinsville River Walk

Morrinsville Walking Trails, Waikato, New Zealand

The Morrinsville River Walk provides a pleasant 40 minute walk in the heart of Morrinsville. Taking in the Morrinsville Recreation Ground, the walk follows the river through a stand of mature trees including native Totara.

Highlights include a small waterfall and plenty of spots to stop for a family picnic, as well as the added bonus of the playground in the recreation ground and the nearby Swim Zone for summer swimming.

Morrinsville River Walk details:

Time: 40 minutes one way
Distance: 1.8km
Getting there: Entrance off Avenue Road South, Morrinsville
More Info: www.mpdc.govt.nz