A scenic track through short tussock grassland with associated shrubs, to the summit of the Sugarloaf. Most of the track is on a 4WD track which is steep in some places. Good 360 degrees view covering Thirteen Mile Bush and the Torlesse Range foothills to the plains.
Leave gates as found. No dogs.
How to get here
Approximately 12km west of Springfield, off Benmore Road, off West Coast Road. Supplies and facilities are available at Springfield, but not on track. 2 and 4WD parking is available. Foot access only.
Map of Track
The Thirteen Mile Bush (Benmore) Track is shown in the Department of Conservation’s Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands brochure