Waipawa Forks Hut: Ruahine Ranges

Map Coordinates: NZTM2000-BK36 719-897
Outlook: Located at 720m amongst beech forest on terrace above Waipawa River.   Relatively large hut and only about an hour from the road.
Number of Bunks: Eight in each of two bunk rooms
Maintained by: DOC
Cooking Facilities: Wood stove, water from stream beyond back door or river.
Heating: Wood stove in central common room
History: Formerly of NZFS origin in 1970s.  Two bunk rooms and a common room.  If the river becomes impassable in the gorge below the hut, use the escape route a little above the hut on the true left to reach the Sunrise Hut track.

Waipawa Forks Lodge
Topo image of Northern Ruahines