Franz Josef Glacier Trail

EASY 7 reviews
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Franz Josef Glacier Trail is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Franz Josef, West Coast Region, New Zealand that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
3.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
711 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
19 days ago

The glacier has sensibly retreated compared to most photos on the internet. The track ends quite far away from the terminal face. Overall good views on the way of the upper section and beautiful waterfalls. Easy, fits also families, no wheelchairs.

3 months ago

4 months ago

This was an awesome hike with incredible views. Good for all levels.

4 months ago

walking
5 months ago

6 months ago

hiking
7 months ago