Anzac Park Walkway

Breathtaking views over Palmerston North greet you at the entrance to this short walk. Explore further for a journey through established native bush and back through a scattering of pines.

 Young woman walking down steps cut into the side of a hill, with native bush on either side.


The walkway meanders downhill to the Massey side of the city.

This walkway starts in Te Motu o Poutoa: Anzac Park. From here you can also access Te Arapiki a Tāne, the new steps down to the Manawatū River. 

Track Difficulty Rating:  1  2  3  4  5 (1 = easy : 5 = difficult)

Distance:  0.55 kilometres

A map of these 2 linked walking routes with river views.

Contour: Rolling with some moderate slopes

Surface: Gravel, forest floor and steps

Access Points: Cliff Road

Conveniences: Carpark

Special Attractions: City views, bush and observatory

Motorised Trail Bikes or Vehicles: Not permitted on any walkways.


symbol_dog-leash_50x50.jpg Dogs must be on leash
  • Ensure dogs are under control at all times and do not disturb livestock where walkways pass through rural areas.
  • Please pick up your dog waste and put it in a rubbish bin or take it away with you.
Aerial view of a heavily forested clifftop park overlooking the river.  

The walkway begins in Te Motu o Poutoa: Anzac Park.