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COVID-19 Alert Level 3 – Akl Paths information

Our parks are open for people to enjoy for exercise and general mental wellbeing.

You can walk or run in your local park, but do not use playgrounds, toilets, drinking fountains, equipment, BBQs, park benches or picnic tables. Most toilets are closed.

Maintain social distancing of 2 metres from other users. Do not visit a park if you are unwell.

Explore AKL Paths to find your local path.

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Cascades Path

Cycling time 60 mins

Distance 8 km

Starts at 95 Aviemore Drive, Highland Park

Get directions on Google Maps

About the path

You can enjoy 6km of shared cycling path between Meadowlands Park and Lloyd Elsmore Park. Take in the Historic Hattaway Bridge which is on the way (Scoria Slab Road located on the other side of the bridge).

At Meadowland Park, you can enjoy the fitness circuit, playground.

Toilets are by softball fields.

Bike parking is located on the side and entrance to the Howick Squash club, next to the nearest bus stop, and on the corner of Gooch Place and Meadowland Drive.

Along the path you will pass a playground located opposite 60 Gosford Drive and Millhouse Reserve, which has toilets and a basketball hoop. Bike parking is located near the bus stop.

At Lloyd Elsmore Park, you will find the 1.2km Rotary Centennial Bike Trail. The kids can learn to ride and improve their bike skills. Each of the challenge sections has an alternative easy route. There are jumps and seesaws to practice on.

A kids playground and public toilets are just off Lady Marie Drive.

Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre has an outdoor splash pad for kids. Bike parking is located by the entrance to the Lloyd Elsmore Park Pool and Leisure Centre.

Facilities

  • Public Toilet

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