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COVID-19 Alert Level 2 – Parks and facilities information

Under Alert Level 2, all public toilets, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, golf clubs, skate parks, pump tracks, BBQs and other facilities within our parks and open spaces will reopen to the public. 

Aucklanders planning to use these facilities should wash or sanitise their hands before and after use, and keep two metres away from other users. Do not use these facilities or equipment if you are feeling unwell. Where safe physical distancing may not be possible, the use of a face mask is recommended.

Use the NZ COVID Tracer app to manually record your visit to our parks, beaches, toilets and open spaces. Follow the latest government advice on covid19.govt.nz.

Hunua Cossey Dam Path

Walking time 90 mins

Walking steps 7800 steps

Distance 6 km

Starts at 233 Falls Road, Hunua

Get directions on Google Maps

About the path

Native forest, great views, waterfalls and giant kauri trees - this walk is a favourite with visitors to Hunua Ranges Regional Park.

Start at the Hunua Falls car park. Take a short detour (signposted from the carpark) to take in the famed Hunua Falls before starting your walk.

Hike along the Cossey Gorge Track, a combination of gravel, boardwalk and bush tracks. To cross Cossey Creek, you will have to wade or walk across the rocks.

Admire the views when you reach the turnaround point at Cosseys Reservoir. Public toilets are available here.

Dogs are allowed on this track under control and on-leash, however must be kept away from the dam and water supply.

To prevent the spread of kauri dieback, large sections of the Hunua Ranges Regional Park are now closed. Please stay on the walking tracks, and follow the instructions to clean your shoes before and after your visit.

Facilities

  • Public toilet

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