Below is a list of long-term track closures. Please refer to the Track Closures Map for short term closures.
Please be aware that the descent from the Coppermine Saddle to the Maitai South Branch Bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from Monday 18 November and Friday 20 December as work to improve the grade of that section of trail continues.
All tracks in the Maitai and Roding Catchments have reopened now (18 September) sooner than the expected reopening date on 23 September 2019. The pest animal hunting operation is now completed.
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.