Our District

Trail Riding in Kāpiti.

If you are interested in trail riding, make sure you visit this page for all the information you need to know. A permit can be issued by using this application form. There are many trails and a full map can be found here.

Contact us

Kāpiti Coast District Council
175 Rimu Road
Private Bag 60601
Paraparaumu 5254

04 296 4700 
0800 486 486
Fax: 04 296 4830 

Opening hours:

8am to 5pm - Monday to Friday

More on hours and service centres


Parks and recreation

The Kāpiti Coast's parks and reserves offer many opportunities for recreation in different landscapes and settings.

From quiet relaxation to energetic activity there's something for everyone. Choose from the hills, coast, forests, waterways or local urban parks - whatever suits your interests.

Parks are part of your community and are free for everyone to use.

 All parks and reserves on the Kāpiti Coast are looked after by Council staff.



Park Search

We've now made it easier to find a park that suits your needs! To find a park that matches what you're after, please use our dropdown menu. Simply choose the suburb and any amenities you're specifically looking for. 



 Head to our Stride and Ride webpage to information on Cycleway, Bridleway, Walkway trails in Kāpiti

What's going on in Parks and Recreation

Parks Week

Parks Week is an annual international celebration of the important role our parks play in contributing to the health of our communities – and we’re right behind it here in Kāpiti!

This year Kāpiti's Parks Week is 10 -17 March 2019. Click here to see what's on this year. Everything from yoga and tai chi, to outdoor movies and playtime for your dog.