Lamar 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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track with gate

Start: Lamar car park, Summit Road. 

Finish: Same as the starting point.

Distance: 400 metres.

Time: 20 minutes return.

Dogs: Must be kept on leads.


Access this walkway from the car park off the Summit Road near the top of the Mt Vernon Farm Track.

This short walk is suitable for buggies and wheelchairs and people of all ages and fitness levels.

The track forms a nice circuit on a wide, fully gravelled surface and walkers can enjoy spectacular views over Christchurch and the Canterbury Plains.

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