Mackenzie Hut | Lake Sumner Forest Park

A well preserved hut, with a few renos: woodburner, bunks, benches. In a delightful spot well might track an attractive valley, ie, it’s a lovely walk in just a simple slip to climb around. Plenty of moss, both on the track and trees.

A popular spot for hunters during The Roar, March/April, and otherwise not much used.

The splendid hot pool is right on the track, can’t be missed, 100 m from the river junction. Seems to be exactly the right temperature and configuration for a solo tramper.

Yeah, this is a hut worth visiting.

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category . . . basic hut

hut fee . . . free

elevation . . . 780 m

bunks . . . 6 mattresses

built . . . 1974

heating . . . firebox

water . . . 20 m walk to river, bucket provided

toilet . . . longdrop. Note that it is some distance from the hut.

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