Location: Road bridge on SH32 over Waihaha River, ca. 22 km north of junction with SH41
Access: Park on verge behind barrier at start of track (space very limited)
Length: ca 10 km each wat (to hut)
Grade: Undulating to steep; tramping trail
Status: off-leash; permit required - may be obtained free of charge from helpful folk at Maniapoto Area Office: phone 07 878 1050; email email@example.com
Cafes and restaurants: none locally
More information: http://www.greatlaketaupo.com/content/library/Guide_to_Walks_and_Hikes1.pdf
Pureora Forest is a large area of dog-friendly land, much loved by hunters, but open also to walkers and cyclists. Dogs are permitted, but a permit must firts be obtained from the area DoC office at Maniapoto.
Most of the good walks are on the western side of the forest. On the east, there is one main walk which sets out from the river bridge on the SH32 and follows the Waihaha River to the Waihaha tramping hut.