Johnson Reserve Loop is a 4.2 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located in Welcome Bay, Tauranga. This reserve features a great forest setting where you find yourself following streams, wetland areas and more. These tracks and loops are suitable for all skill levels. The reserve offers a number of different directional options and is accessible all year-round.
The reserve itself can be accessed from multiple points around Welcome Bay. These access points are:
Waipuna Park – Welcome Bay Rd – Victory St- Pelorus St – Ridgemount Terrace
The tracks throughout the Reserve follow streams, wetland areas, native bush and open grassed areas.
These tracks are a combination of flats, steps and small hills.
There are tracks without steps which are great for cycling along and allow for complete loops.
It would be best to leave about 2 hours to explore this Reserve completely. Roughly 40 minutes will allow you to walk from James Cook Drive through Johnson Reserve to Victory St, or you can simply complete the smaller loops.