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The Timber Trail Lodge is situated at Piropiro, which is accessed via Koromiko Road and Ongarure Stream Road on the west side of Pureora Forest Park.


If you are coming from the north (Auckland, Hamilton etc) come via Te Kuiti and follow State Highway 30 towards Benneydale.

If you are coming from the east (Rotorua, Taupo etc) also follow State Highway 30 via Benneydale.

Turn off SH30 onto Poro-0-tarao Rd towards Waimiha. Drive 15km then turn left on to Ongarue Stream Rd.

If you are coming from the south come via Taumarunui, and turn off State Highway 4 towards Ongarue on the Ongarue-Waimiha Rd. Drive about 20km, past the small town of Waimiha, and turn right onto Ongarue Stream Rd.

Continue on Ongarue Stream Rd for 6km, then right onto Koromiko Rd which will take you to Piropiro. Once you get on to the gravel road you have another 15km on narrow winding road to Piropiro so please drive carefully.

When you get to Piropiro drive through the camping area and turn right.

Follow the signs to the lodge.

The Timber Trail Lodge is situated at Piropiro, which is accessed via Koromiko Road and Ongarure Stream Road on the west side of Pureora Forest Park.


If you are coming from the north (Auckland, Hamilton etc) come via Te Kuiti and follow State Highway 30 towards Benneydale.

If you are coming from the east (Rotorua, Taupo etc) also follow State Highway 30 via Benneydale.

Turn off SH30 onto Poro-0-tarao Rd towards Waimiha. Drive 15km then turn left on to Ongarue Stream Rd.

If you are coming from the south come via Taumarunui, and turn off State Highway 4 towards Ongarue on the Ongarue-Waimiha Rd. Drive about 20km, past the small town of Waimiha, and turn right onto Ongarue Stream Rd.

Continue on Ongarue Stream Rd for 6km, then right onto Koromiko Rd which will take you to Piropiro. Once you get on to the gravel road you have another 15km on narrow winding road to Piropiro so please drive carefully.

When you get to Piropiro drive through the camping area and turn right.

Follow the signs to the lodge.

The Timber Trail Lodge is situated at Piropiro, which is accessed via Koromiko Road and Ongarure Stream Road on the west side of Pureora Forest Park.


If you are coming from the north (Auckland, Hamilton etc) come via Te Kuiti and follow State Highway 30 towards Benneydale.

If you are coming from the east (Rotorua, Taupo etc) also follow State Highway 30 via Benneydale.

Turn off SH30 onto Poro-0-tarao Rd towards Waimiha. Drive 15km then turn left on to Ongarue Stream Rd.

If you are coming from the south come via Taumarunui, and turn off State Highway 4 towards Ongarue on the Ongarue-Waimiha Rd. Drive about 20km, past the small town of Waimiha, and turn right onto Ongarue Stream Rd.

Continue on Ongarue Stream Rd for 6km, then right onto Koromiko Rd which will take you to Piropiro. Once you get on to the gravel road you have another 15km on narrow winding road to Piropiro so please drive carefully.

When you get to Piropiro drive through the camping area and turn right.

Follow the signs to the lodge.

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