303 Radcliffe Road Reserve

COVID-19 update on parks and tracks

The Government is asking for everyone to stay at home. Their advice is that you can go for a walk or exercise outdoors for a short time, and to stick to simple walks or exercise spots close to home. 

When you are out, you must stay two metres away from anyone who is not in your household.

Parks and cemeteries are open for pedestrian access only, and where possible we have closed off park car parks.  Please do not use any play equipment or exercise equipment.

The following are closed:

  • Public toilets
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Car parks within parks are closed for vehicle access
  • Visitor and information centres, i.e. Bottle Lake Forest and Travis Wetland
  • The Spencer Park animal area
  • Fenced dog parks, including Horseshoe Lake, The Groynes and Styx Mill Reserve. All other parks are available to exercise dogs in
  • All Council-owned sports facilities e.g clubrooms

Radcliffe Road reserve

Visit

Access

The reserve is located at 303 Radcliffe Road in Marshlands.

There is on-site and street car parking available.

Dogs

Dogs must be leashed in the reserve at all times in order to protect native wildlife.

Features

The reserve at 303 Radcliffe Road was once farmland but has been transformed into eight hectares of a beautiful native forest and natural waterways. 

Various habitats for wildlife such as lizards, birds and fish have been incorporated into the design, and former farm sheds converted into an open-air classroom for people to come and learn about waterways health and local biodiversity.

A 2km walking track meanders through the reserve and into the Māori roanga (medicinal) gardens before looping back to the car park.

Get involved

Help The Styx Living Laboratory Trust to monitor waterway health and the wildlife in it. 

Join the team.(external link)