Lake Sumner Forest Park

Lake Sumner Forest Park is a 1,051 km2 (406 sq mi) forest park located in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand.[1] It is centered around Lewis Pass and has a number of access points along State Highway 7.[2] It sits in between Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve and Arthurs Pass National Park.

Lake Sumner Forest Park
Lake Sumner Forest Park
LocationSouth Island, New Zealand
Nearest cityChristchurch
Coordinates42.618°S 172.252°E / -42.618; 172.252
Area105,131.9 hectares (259,787 acres)
Governing bodyDepartment of Conservation
Gabriel hut at lake Sumner Forest Park

The name is derived from Lake Sumner, although Lake Sumner itself is not located in the Forest Park.[3]