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Check out the wood carvings

Was recommended this walk by helpful lady at information centre. You can drive up to the start, but... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JoTheTyke
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Great tracks for walking and/or biking

Great walking and mountain biking area with plenty of tracks to suit all levels. It is so peaceful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
briangr10
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was recommended this walk by helpful lady at information centre. You can drive up to the start, but no need, as it's not far from the centre. Wood carvings are super - for kids and adults alike. Not many, but they are clever! Paths are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoTheTyke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great walking and mountain biking area with plenty of tracks to suit all levels. It is so peaceful and in the forest you feel miles from anywhere. We biked round and had a great time

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank briangr10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for several walks through this lovely forested reserve. First time went the wrong way and while it was a lovely walk we didn't get to see the sculptures. The next day tried a different track and found them. Apparently the reason why we couldn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ronthegolfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we walked for about an hour along the creek. So peaceful, but there are so many tracks to pick from to walk and bike ride. easy to find and next to the town center

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeterjuneJaipur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just love Hanmer forest! Great spot to take the dog, ride the bike and escape the world! The new carvings on the Forest Amble are a great addition!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travellingrarps
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Walk can start in the town. Amazing stands of a wide variety of aged trees. Signage is a bit poor. Don't walk on designated cycling tracks as you will be hazard and endanger yourself and cyclists.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bumpf
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Nice place to walk, mountain bike or for kids to throw stones into the river. We loved the wooden carved animals.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thomas18Auckland
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Wow! Wish I had time to check out the mountain bike trails, but did have time to run/walk through the forest. Beautiful and so many kms of tracks to explore. Really well sign posted and very well maintained tracks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leah F
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is a forest full of beautiful carvings, tranquility and birds. You can walk or bike - the paths range from very easy to steep and rustic. A full family experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Went for short walk and I used my mobility scooter, it was fine. Beautiful birdsongs and nature. Stunning. When in hanmer do this weather biking or walking or mobility scooter it’s worth while

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WilsonFamilyNz
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