Belmont Regional Park
Hebden Cres Kelson Lower Hutt 5010 New Zealand
Dry Creek entrance via Hebden Crescent, near the SH2 and SH 58 (Haywards Hill) intersection. This is where the campsite is situated. The park entrance is a 10-minute walk from Manor Park Station.
For more information about other entrances check the Getting there tab in left hand menu.
Daily from 8am until dusk - During daylight saving months, the campground stays open.
Dogs are permitted on leash in the Korokoro, Stratton St and Dry Creek Valleys. Dogs are not permitted on or near farmland.
Permission is required for horse riding in the farming area. Keys are obtained from the Upper Hutt Depot.
The new track between Hill Road and Old Coach Road has been gravelled and is now open for the public to use.
Farmed areas of the park will be closed for lambing and calving; including both sides of Transmission gully from the 1 August to 19 October 2019.
No public access is permitted on tracks crossing farm land over this period. Please plan your trip to take account of the temporary closure.
Hill Road, Belmont Road and Normandale Road will remain open through lambing and calving, all farmed areas adjacent to these roads will be signed and closed for the lambing/calving period. Access across the Transmission Gully alignment is also closed for the foreseeable future. Access points onto farm land will be signposted as closed.
The breathtaking views and bush-clad valleys of Belmont Regional Park make it a favourite open space for picnics, walking, running, mountain biking and horse riding. Located in the hill between Porirua and the Hutt Valley, the park features the historic Korokoro Dam, Pareaho Pa, World War II ammunition stores and the original main coach road from Wellington. Climb to the trig, enjoy sweeping views over Porirua Harbour, the Lower Hutt and the remnants of ancient boulder block fields.
At Dry Creek, campers can enjoy basic facilities with toilets and drinking water. Dogs are welcome but not in the farmed areas of park. The Old Morton Dam has toilets and the lower dam has an open grassy area, ideal for picnics, accessible by wheelchair and baby buggies.
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