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Bushy Park

Location of Bushy ParkA lowland forest remnant bequeathed to Forest and Bird in 1962 along with the Bushy Park Homestead (a Category 1 Historic Place). Now managed by the Bushy Park Homestead and Forest Trust.

Objectives

Location

24 km north of Wanganui.

Area

90 ha of lowland rainforest.

Organisations involved

Bushy Park Homestead and Forest Trust

Management history

A pest-proof fence ( Xcluder™ "kiwi") was constructed around the forest in 2004/05 and mammal pests eradicated.

Access

Turn inland from SH 3 at Kai Iwi. Accommodation, licensed restaurant and cafe available. Several walking tracks through the reserve are open to the public.

Website

www.bushyparksanctuary.org.nz

www.bushypark.co.nz