Off Lilburne Road, follow the Rata Ridge Track as it passes through mature native forest before descending towards the Konini Stream above the head of the Mangatangi Dam. This formed track then follows the Konini Stream before climbing gradually back to Lilburne Road.
Rata Ridge Track details
What to expect
Suitable for people of reasonable fitness and experience.
Tramping tracks will:
Consist of formed and drained surfaces.
Be signposted at track entrances and key junctions.
Tramping tracks may:
Have structures in permanent wet areas but waterways will not generally be bridged.
Tramping tracks may also have limited track information, and steep grades.
Theft from vehicles is not common but unfortunately can happen.
You should take the same reasonable precautions you take when parking at other locations and remember to lock your vehicle and take your valuables with you.