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Peripatus, or 'Velvet worms' can sometimes be seen around the park when you uncover some rotting tree trunks and branches. Photo credit: Andrew Morrison.
Would you like to see some of the wildlife you're likely to find in the Rimutaka Forest Park during your visit?
Here are just a few of the huge variety of creatures and critters that inhabit the area. (More...)
Right now, there's a stunning display of NZ Tree Fuchsia (Fuchsia excorticata) at the Catchpool Valley picnic area near the start of the Nature Trail in the Rimutaka Forest Park. Don't miss this opportunity to see these superb jewel-like flowers. So many irridescent colours! (Click for a larger image.) Photo credit: PC