John Hogan Trail in Hawke’s Bay
The John Hogan Trail is a 3 km boardwalk designed and constructed by the Town of Hawkes Bay and named to commemorate Ranger John Hogan, who during the spring of 1943, without thought for himself, cared for a totally incapacitated companion in the wilderness for 50 days. He did so without provisions and equipment, just ingenuity and a strong will. The trail meanders along the edge of the Torrent River from the Salmon Interpretation Center to the Torrent River Nature Park. Here, you will experience a wonderful variety of plants and animals along the way, as well as some spectacular views of the river.
(Photo courtesy of Torrent River Salmon Interpretation Centre)