Battle Hill Farm Forest Park
Battle Hill Farm Forest Park is an attractive Regional Park campsite is reached off the Paekakariki Hill Road only 6km north of the Pauatahanui intersection. Enjoy the wide open spaces of rural Wellington and camp in a grassy little dell surrounded by hills and bush and complete with friendly woolly lawnmowers (sheep)! The 500 hectare farm park is a haven for picnickers, walkers, cyclists and horse riders and has many historical features that date from colonial times. Paddle with the kids in the small campside stream or take a walk to the old battle site at the top of the hill, following the new interpretation trail. Basic toilet and basin facilities (with wheelchair access) are cold water only and there is a drinking water tap. Gas BBQ_s are permitted (BYO). Because of the livestock and protected wildlife here, no dogs are permitted - even in vehicles. This park is closed at night and served by an on-site ranger. Camp fees are $6 per adult and $3 per child (16 and under). For group bookings, check with the ranger.The maximum number of campers is 60 people.