Below is a list of long-term track closures. Please refer to the Track Closures Map for short term closures.
Nelson City Council can today confirm that all reserves are now open again, including the entire Dun Mountain Trail.
The recent rain has helped to ease the fire risk and allowed Nelson City Council to reopen all urban reserves.
Due to the recent rainfall and after seeking advice from Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Nelson City Council is pleased to be able to reopen some areas from tomorrow, Saturday 9 March.
The Poleford Bridge which gives access to the upper reaches of the Maitai Valley is now closed to the general public because of the fire risk. This is based on advice from Fire and Emergency NZ and the closure is made under the current Declaration of Local Emergency.
To support the emergency response to the fire near Wakefield, Nelson City Council is temporarily closing public access to all Landscape and Conservation Reserves. This includes:
To support the emergency response to the fire near Wakefield, Nelson City Council is temporarily closing public access to all of the following reserves and tracks:
Following consultation with the Principal Rural Fire Officer, Nelson City Council is temporarily closing all tracks on the Grampians Reserve due to the extremely high fire risk.
Please be advised the detour on the Dun Trail between Four Corners and Third House due to a slip has now been reopened.
Tantragee Walkway will be closed to the public Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 November due to working being done on electricity pylons.
From Monday 19 November all tracks within the Roding Reserve will be closed due to logging until further notice.