Burtton's Track (Scotts Road to Mangahao Road) lies between Palmerston North and Shannon.
The track can be walked from either direction. Walking south from Scotts Road is easiest for the steepest gradient is then downhill.
The following track description applies to the walk when undertaken from north to south.
A stile crosses the fence and an information sign is located just before the bridge over the Kahuterawa Stream.
DOC Boundary 1.5 hours
Tokomaru River 3 hours
Burtton’s Whare site 3.5 hours
Mangahao Rd Carpark 6 hours
The walk commences following the metalled forestry road alongside the Kahuterawa Stream.