North Hagley Park Walk

This picturesque loop around North Hagley Park is full of seasonal delights.

COVID-19 update on parks and tracks

All parks and tracks are open under alert level 2.  To help keep everyone well, please continue to maintain a 2 metre distance from other people when you’re out and about and please wash your hands before and after using equipment in our parks and gardens.

The following are all open:

  • All parks and gardens
  • Public toilets
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks
  • Visitor and information centres
  • Dog parks
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Boat ramps and wharves
  • Cemeteries

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North Hagley Park

Start: Armagh Street car park, Armagh Street, Central city.

Finish: Same as the starting point.

Distance: 4km.

Time: 1.5 hours return.

Dogs: On leash when walking on paths. Elsewhere, keep dogs under effective control. 

Toilets: Located at the Armagh Street car park and on Deans Avenue.

Access: Suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.


Starting from the Armagh Street Car Park, follow the path north of Victoria Lake to the Armagh St Bridge. Head north along Park Terrace. Skirt around the park bordering Harper Avenue when in spring the path becomes a boulevard of Yoshino cherry blossom and blooming bluebells in Little Hagley Park. Continue along Deans Avenue before heading east, taking the walkway beneath the Oriental plane trees back to Victoria Lake.

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