Road Closures

Hori Bay Road is temporarily closed until further notice due to storm damage causing unsafe road conditions.

Mt Duppa (Hippolite Road) easement is now open.

Information on other public easement roads through Nelson Forests Ltd land to the Conservation Estate is available on the Department of Conservation website   OR from the DOC hotline – 0800 362 468.

Public Hunting

Hunting season for 2016 is planned from 16th April to 25th September.  Applications available from BG Security or refer below Permits.

Permits

You will need a permit for any access to the forest. You can apply for a permit HERE

Please send this application along with the payment to the following address:

BG Security Ltd

PO Box 2243, Stoke

Nelson

Ph 03 543 8746

 

For those Nelson Management Employees, Contractors and members of the Public with current access permits please remember to take care in the forest and always abide by your permit conditions.

What you can do in the forest 

For many individuals and groups the forest provides a perfect place for their recreational activities.  Most of the activities take place in the forest during the winter months, April to September and an access permit is required.

Here’s just some of the activity  in the forests

 

– Motorsport – rally, off road and hill climb events

– Tramping and walking

– Hunting

– Horse riding

– Motorbike challenges

– Possum trapping

– Fishing

– Army exercises

– Mountain biking