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Tramping the Routeburn Track

Tramping the Routeburn Track

The Routeburn Track, which passes through both Fiordland and Mt Aspiring national parks, is one of eight major tracks classified a Great Walk. These tracks, all in national parks, are particularly popular with tourists. The huts and other facilities are of a higher standard than elsewhere, and booking systems prevent overcrowding.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Māori, conservation, ecology: the 1960s onward', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14432/tramping-the-routeburn-track (accessed 28 September 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015