Walks around the district
Beaumont Millennium Walk
Drive from Lawrence on State Highway 8 and stop on the south side of the Beaumont Bridge. This easy to moderate walk will take you on a 3 hour return walk leading to the swingbridge, the lonely graves and the old railway line, which is also used by vehicles —please take care. You are able to bike this track.
Munro's Gully Walk
Drive to Victoria Dam at Milburn Pond just off Victoria Road. This moderate going walk will take you on a return walk of approx. 2 hours. Follow the track through broom, native bush and you will cross the stream in several places. The track will take you to an old water race which you follow for a short time until you come out in the open. Follow the track up through the pines to a road. Cross the road and turn right down the track past Cornishman’s Dam. Follow the track up to Victoria Road and follow the road 2 kms back to the Victoria Dam carpark. Vehicles do use the road so please ensure you are clearly visible to vehicle users.
Otago Dam Track
Drive to Grey's Dam to begin this challenging three hour return walk following a stream through silver beech forest. There are a number of stream crossings before the track finally reaches open country which provides you with stunning views back down the valley. You will reach Otago Dam after approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Follow the track back to where you began.