Parawai Lodge is located at Otaki Forks and has sleeping accommodation for 18 persons. The Parawai Tramping Club built the hut and have a management agreement with DOC for the upkeep of the hut.
The Parawai Tramping Club built the Parawai Lodge in 1970. The hut was initially located near the roadside on the other side of the Waiotauru river. The club and DOC relocated and rebuilt the hut at its present site in 1986.
Parawai Tramping Club members undertook a major tidy up of the hut in 2018.