Auck­land Short Walk: Glen Eden bush and stream walk

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Glen Eden in West Auck­land, is un­der­go­ing stream restora­tion and cy­cle ways devel­op­ment as part of the Twin Streams Pro­ject.

We started off at Cer­amco Park, and fol­low the Waikumete Stream, foot­paths, walk­ways and tracks through na­tive bush and wet­lands, over bridges and along pleas­ant residential streets.

There are off leash dog ex­er­cise ar­eas within the re­serves and parks.

De­scrip­tion: Mostly level paths. Suit­able for most ages and lev­els of fit­ness and mo­bil­ity, de­signed with flat shoes or run­ning shoes in mind. To see: na­tive bush and streams. Time: ap­prox. 60 min­utes (about 5.47kms).

Park­ing: Cer­amco Park off Glen­dale Road. Cafés: var­i­ous in Glen Eden Pub­lic toi­lets: Glen Eden Chil­dren’s play­grounds: Cer­amco Park

Dogs: Off leash ar­eas: within re­serves and parks.

Pic­nic Sites: Take your own rugs and pic­nic gear. Direc­tions: Start from Glen­dale Road car park for Cer­amco Park (near cor­ner of Glen­garry Road).

Short Walks of Auck­land

He­len Wen­ley is look­ing for an en­thu­si­as­tic walker who en­joys ex­plor­ing Auck­land, to take over her Short Walks in Auck­land pro­ject. You also need com­puter skills to man­age a Word­Press blog and a Face­book page; along with Word and Pub­lisher ex­pe­ri­ence. Pho­tog­ra­phy skills also help­ful. Please email He­len at [email protected]­auck­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

1. Go to the far cor­ner of the car park and enter the walk­way.

2. Fol­low the walk­way around to the right > to join the road that leads to an­other car park.

3. At the end of that car park, pick up an­other walk­way.

4. Turn left < at the next junc­tion and con­tinue straight ahead.

5. Turn right > into Atkin­son Road. Cross over Kau­ri­lands Road.

6. Turn right > onto the walk­way between Kau­ri­lands School and #111A Atkin­son Road into Kawaka Re­serve.

7. Exit into Kawaka Street.

8. Turn right > onto walk­way between #10 & #8 to Kawa Glade and turn left < at the T-junc­tion. 9. Turn right > into Daf­fodil Street. 10. Turn right > into Konini Road. 11. Turn left < into Wir­i­hana Road. 12. Turn right > into Pae­wai Road. 13. Turn right > into Withers Road. 14. Turn right > into Kowhai Re­serve (be­side #2), cross the bridge. 15. Turn left < into Onedin Place. 16. Turn left < into Konini Road. 17. Turn right > into Kau­ri­lands Road. 18. Turn left < into Mead­ow­vale Rise. 19. Turn left < onto walk­way just be­fore #50, to re-enter Cer­amco Park.

20. Fol­low the walk­way back to the start.

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