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Dry Creek Loop, Wellington

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Dry Creek LoopBeginner - Intermediate

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Lower Hutt

Urban fringe


Undulating, small hills only

Native bush

Beginner - Intermediate

2.30 (Slow)
1.20 (Moderate)
0.50 (Fast)



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Lovely loop run that is a deviation from Boulder Hill, so can be extended onto Boulder Hill summit and other trails in Belmont if desired and the Puke Ariki traverse. The loop starts with an uphill trail and then is undulating around the loop as it connects with Boulder Hill track for the descent back down to the carpark.

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Features of interest

Nature Reserve

Make Up of Run

Farm Road / 4WD Track: 100%

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  • Access

    Dry Creek Entrance car park

    Car park with plenty of spaces. Be aware the gate closes overnight - times for opening/closing are by the entrance

    9 km

    10 minutes



  • Staying Safe


    From the car park walk along the road and then follow the track on the right hand side with yellow gate uphill. When you meet the Boulder Hill track turn left to head back downhill towards the carpark.

    Generally good.

    Thermal leggings, Long-sleeved thermal top, Seam-sealed waterproof jacket, Gloves, Beanie/thermal headwear, Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Survival blanket, Cellphone, Map, Headtorch and spare batteries.

    Water is available at the toilet block at the car park and camping facilities

    Trails can be very slippery after rain

    Beware of slippery trail surfaces and some of the trail has lots uneven and rocky footing

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