Bledisloe Park - Old West Road

This circuit extends across a variety of landscapes through native bush, pine forest and farmland. Leaving the Turitea Stream behind the track emerges into open space and a playground at the Atawhai Road access point, a great rest spot for adults and children alike.

Photo shows young couple with a baby in a pushchair strolling along a lush green rural walkway.

Opt to finish your walk on Old West Road, or continue onwards and under the bridge into the Turitea Walkway. This walkway links to the Bledisloe Park Walkway and is also close (though not connected to) Poutoa Walkway.

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

Distance: 3.2 kilometres

Photo shows a map of the walkway between Bledisloe Park and Old West Road.

Walkway shown in red.

Contour: Undulating with moderate to steep climbs

Surface: Mostly gravel and steps

Access Points: Old West Road, La Lena Grove, Springdale Grove, Atawhai Road, Massey University Avenue, Tennent Drive.

Conveniences: Playground, picnic benches and car parks.

Special Attractions: Views of Massey University and countryside, native bush, stream access and access to an arboretum.

Motorised Trail Bikes or Vehicles
Not permitted on any walkways


Symbol - Dog-On-Leash 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.
Photo shows aerial view of walkway with trees on one side and suburban homes on the other.

The Old West Road end of the walkway.