Wellington Regional Trails

Walking time

4 hr return




Walking/Running, Mountain Biking


Double track

Walking difficulty

Easy: Walking track

Mountain Bike Grade

Intermediate: Grade 3


40m climb

-365m descent

413m highest point


Yes (on lead)

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About the trail

Surrounded by native forest and birdlife, the Belmont Trig Track drops down to Korokoro Dam and then climbs uphill via Baked Beans Bend to Belmont Trig.

The trail is mainly for bikers, but walkers are also allowed. At the top, you’ll get a 360-degree view, from the Tararua Range all the way round to the South Island’s Kaikōura Ranges.

On your return journey, you’ll pass through farmland and forest, including native tawa, kahikatea and rimu trees.

The view from the summit of Belmont Trig Track, a biking and walking trail in Lower Hutt.

Getting there

  • The trail starts and ends at the Oakleigh Street entrance to Belmont Regional Park, in the Lower Hutt suburb of Maungaraki.
  • There are regular bus and train services to Lower Hutt and the surrounding area. Timetables are available from Metlink.

Know before you go

  • Get ready using Plan My Walk by the NZ Mountain Safety Council for track alerts, weather forecasts, trip reviews, and a packing list.
  • The trail is not suitable for mountain buggies.