Our parks and green spaces have remained open during the pandemic and we know how much you value this. Please continue to give way to other visitors exiting bird hides, on boardwalks and at gates, and please take your litter home.
In our cafes and visitor centres we ask that you please continue to social distance and wear masks to protect our staff, volunteers and other visitors.
Thank you for your support.
There are a number of country parks, nature reserves and play areas in the district - click on the links below to find out more. Visit the Countryside Events page for details of what's on at our parks and nature reserves.
If you are interested in holding a regular activity in one of our parks or open spaces, please visit the Events on HDC Land page for further information and to make an application.
Interested in finding out more about volunteering at countryside sites? Please view the volunteering page for more information.