Cass Ridge Track

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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people walking on track

Start: Sign of the Bellbird car park, Summit Road.

Finish: Junction with O'Farrells Track.

Time: 40 minutes one way.

Toilets: Located at Sign of the Bellbird.

Dogs: Prohibited.


From the Sign of the Bellbird car park, take the Crater Rim Walkway to the right of the car park entrance. After 5 minutes you'll reach the start of the Cass Ridge Track. 

The track follows a gently sloping grassy ridge to near the southern boundary of Ohinetahi Reserve. It's worth taking time for the short diversion to admire the impressively forested Cass Peak gully.

Combine Cass Ridge with O'Farrells track, Bush Road Track and Ellas Track to make a diverse 3 hour walk.

The tracks in Ohinetahi are managed by the Summit Road Society(external link)You can find maps and more information about the area on their website. 

Map Listing