George Lyon Hut | Nelson Lakes National Park
George Lyon Hut is the last of the unmodified National Parks big hut built in the early 1970s and renamed to remember the contribution of the first Park Ranger to the development of the huts and park in general.
Actually it’s a bit kooky, two separate self-contained rooms, each with its own bunks and benches, although there is just one firebox. Pretty special to sleep in a hut with the sound of the river so loud.
category . . . standard hut
hut fee . . . 1 hut ticket or backcountry hut pass, free to camp
elevation . . . 670m
bunks . . . 16, two separate rooms with 8 bunks each
built . . . 1973
heating . . . firebox
water . . . bucket is supplied to get water from river, 50m walk
toilet . . . longdrop← West Sabine Hut | Nelson Lakes National Park Morgans Hut | Nelson Lakes National Park →