Drayton Reserve 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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DraytonStart: First hairpin on Glenstrae Road, Mount Pleasant

Finish: Craigieburn Lane, Mount Pleasant

Time: 30 minutes one way

Distance: 1.1km

Dogs: Effective control

Description: Enter the reserve from near the first hairpin bend on Glenstrae Road. The track rises gently through the reserve with many additional branch tracks connecting to nearby roads and properties.

There are ongoing efforts to re-forest Drayton Reserve and you will spot many new totara, ngaio and kanuka plantings as well as a number of native birds such as silver eyes, grey warbler, fantails and bellbird.

The track finishes with a zig zag incline up to Mount Pleasant Road.

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