Coal Creek Track

Walking Trail
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Greymouth

Walking:
1 hr, easy difficulty

About the trail
3.6 km one way, Return via same track.
Return trip.
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.


Dog friendly: No

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.

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)