Come explore Dunedin’s very own river, The Water of Leith! It is a small but mighty river that flows through the city and over the years, it has as a huge influence on the landscape. This self-guided trail has been made for kids and families to get out into local nature and connect with the Leith.
There is a trail sign at the start of #lovetheleith River Trail at the lower entrance to Ross Creek Trail, Rockside Road, Woodhaugh. The 4 km walk finishes up at the Harbour Mouth by Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Allow 1.5 hrs to complete the whole trail.
Share your adventure on social media with #lovetheleith from 18 March – 30 April to be in to win weekly spot prizes from Orokonui Ecosanctuary and the grand prize, awesomely sponsored by the local bike gurus, Bike Otago (a kid’s Giant XtC JR 2 24 2017 bike!). Grand prize winner will be announced 1 May.
The trail map can be picked up at NatureHQ (Wild Dunedin festival headquarters in the Community Gallery, 20 Princes Street Saturday-Monday 22-24 April 10-4pm), the i-Site office in the Octagon, Bike Otago (252 Cumberland Street), Botanic Garden info centreor at the Otago Regional Council office (70 Stafford St).
A copy of the river trail can also be downloaded from http://www.orc.govt.nz/Information-and-Services/LoveTheLeith/
A free event.
Starts lower entrance to Ross Creek Trail, Rockside Road, Woodhaugh, Dunedin