Maropea Forks Hut: Ruahine Ranges

Map Coordinates: NZTM2000-BK36 689-975
Outlook: Located in the heart of the relatively remote NW Ruahine bush country just upstream from the forks on the north branch of the Maropea River at 850m.   Reached via track across river from Okutoka Hut or up river or via main range and Top Maropea Hut.   Area mostly visited by hunters and tramping parties.  Allow 4-6 hours.
Number of Bunks: 6
Maintained by: DOC   Traditional ex Forest Service hut of 1960s vintage with recent maintenance.
Cooking Facilities: Bench, water is best from small side creek some 10s of metres upstream across river.
Heating: Wood stove

Maropea Forks Hut
Topo image of Northern Ruahines