Access & Closures

Forest Access & Closures - Safety First!

  • Please refer to the Safety & Risk page for general safety rules and latest Safety Alerts.
  • When entering a commercial forest  please adhere to all road and track closure signs, tapes and instructions and give way to all trucks and machinery at all times.
  • Beware of LOGGING TRUCKS OPERATING - Please give way to, and move to the side of the road for, all heavy vehicles, especially on hills, for your own safety and the safety of trucks and drivers.
  • MTB Tracks in recently logged areas may be passable but please check the "Track Status" section of The Redwoods - Whakarewarewa Forest website for clarification, or Ride Rotorua for track information.
  • Beware of hazardous trees (fallen or leaning) resulting from recent storm events, and take appropriate safety precautions. Please report any hazardous trees to FIRST Security - 0800 347 787.

Forests Managed by TIMBERLANDS Limited

Refer to this Map for Forest Estates managed by TIMBERLANDS Limited

Refer to the links below for ACCESS & CLOSURE information relating to each individual forest managed by Timberlands Limited:

Kaingaroa & Whirinaki Forests

Rotoehu Forest

Waimungu Forest

Whakarewarewa Forest

 TMOT Forest - No Public Access

TMC Forest - No Public Access

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