Walking & Tramping

Cascade Creek & Lake Gunn Nature Walk

Cascade Creek Camping Area, Te Anau-Milford Highway, Fiordland National Park

Experience wild Fiordland on this fantastic short walk - wander through red beech forest, enjoy the abundant birdlife, and take in the awe-inspiring views of the Eglinton valley, Lake Gunn and the surrounding mountains.

The 45 minute walk begins from Cascade Creek car park on the Milford Road. The tranquillity of the beech forest surrounds you within a few steps of the car park. Moss smothers the trees and Tomtits, Riflemen and other forest birds are prolific. A short side path takes you out onto a stony beach where the vast mountains surrounding the deep blue waters of Lake Gunn will amaze you.

An easy 1.4km loop, the track is wheelchair accessible and suitable for children. There are also wheelchair accessible toilets at the car park and a picnic area and campsite at Cascade Creek.

Department of Conservation
Last modified
Tue 26 Jun 2018
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