Mill Flat Campsite

Campground

4.6 from 5 users

Contact

Forestry Rd, Mt Richmond Forest Park, South Island

(03) 546 9339

nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz

doc.govt.nz/search-results/?query=Mill+Flat+Campsite

Description

Camp in a grassy clearing surrounded by beech forest. Picnic, walk, swim, tramp and fish. 4WD is required for access. Camping is free and bookings are not required - first come, first served. There are 20 non-powered sites with non-flush toilets and water from a stream. Getting there Turn off SH6 west of Blenheim into Northbank Rd. Follow this for 25 km, turn into Pine Valley Rd. Drive to the end of the road, through farmland and pine forest (leave gates as found). The camp can be accessed by 4WD across the ford / river crossing, or take a 20 minute walk and cross the swingbridge. Do not camp at the road end. Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

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Location

Lat: -41.500946 Lng: 173.510985

User Reviews

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User 150108

Awesome!!!! We were the only ones! Nice small hike to waterfall and sweet crossing thru river with the truck!

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User 159063

Road closed

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User 89757

Nice Campsite with wonderful river next to it.Also the walk up to the Fishtail-Hut is nice and you will have an amazing view.... but because the road cross the river you have to leave your car at the picknick place and need to walk with your tent for 10 min to get to the campsite.

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