Wrights Hill Lookout Trail
ElevationAscent: 22' 7 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 1,118' 341 m
Low: 1,096' 334 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)
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“A short climb from the upper car park to the Wrights Hill lookout platform.”— Jonathan Moulds
The trail is paved in some sections and unpaved in others as it switchbacks tightly from the car park up to the grassy are where you'll find the lookout platform. Keep an eye open for gun pit 1 which you'll pass along the way, which was the main defensive weapon of the Wrights Hill Fortress.
Land Manager: Wellington City Council