Earl Mountain Tracks Car Park, Te Anau-Milford Highway, Fiordland National Park

This difficult, 5km one way tramping track leads from the Milford Road and up the Mistake Creek Valley through beech forest to the river flats.

From the 'Earl Mountain Tracks' sign and carpark on the Milford Road, a short track leads to a walk wire over the Eglinton River. After this, follow the track sign pointing hard right to Mistake Creek. After about 1 hour 30 minutes along the true left, cross the river to the true right and continue to the open flat at the bush edge. The walk from the carpark to the bush edge takes about 3 hours. For experienced trampers, this track can be combined as an overnight trip with the Hut Creek Track.

Please Note: River crossing skills are required. In heavy rain these rivers can run very fast and high and require extreme caution - do not attempt crossing until the water levels drop.

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Last modified
Tue 26 Jun 2018
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