Trail Info


Trail type: Walking
Direction: One way

Walking Duration: 1 hr
Return trip
Distance: 3.6 km
Return via same track

Fitness: Intermediate
Walking Difficulty: Easy

Dog Friendly: No

Highlights:
Enjoy the lovely bush walk down to the impressive Coal Creek Falls. A nice place to cool off with a swim in the hot summer months.

Things to know:
The pool below the falls is a nice place to cool off with a swim in the hot summer months. Take particular care to look out for underwater rocks and logs before jumping in.

Location:
From Greymouth follow SH6 northeast for 8 km to Runanga. Turn right down Seddon Street and right into Ballance Street. There is a carpark at the end of Ballance Street.

Description

The path gently descends down to the Coal Creek valley though a mixed beech-podocarp forest.

The pool below the falls is a nice place to cool off with a swim in the hot summer months.

Take particular care to look out for underwater rocks and logs before jumping in.

Getting there

From Greymouth follow SH6 northeast for 8 km to Runanga. Turn right down Seddon Street and right into Ballance Street. There is a carpark at the end of Ballance Street.

Source: Department of Conservation (Banner image: 'Coal Creek Falls' by Andrew E. Larsen / Creative Commons. Hero image: 'Greymouth - Coal Creek Falls' by Orion Kahza / Creative Commons)

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