Parks, Reserves and Playgrounds

ACT Parks, Reserves and Water Catchments

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Information about parks, reserves and water catchments in the Australian Capital Territory.

Boundless Canberra

Non-Government

Boundless Canberra is the name given to The National Children’s Playground Project, a project to build an all-abilities playground in the national capital precinct. The project aims to be Australia's premier playground in its location, design and size.

Canberra Town Parks

Transport Canberra and City Services

Information, online maps and facilities of Canberra's town parks eg. Glebe Park and various town centre parks.

Canberra Urban Parks

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Descriptions of the types of Urban Parks in Canberra and links to individual Town, District and Neighbourhood Parks.

Explore - Canberra Parks and Recreation Guide (PDF, 4Mb)

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Explore! is acomprehensive guide to the ACT's recreational parks, reserves and waterways. There are many ideal places for a picnic, a scenic drive or a walk. Discover local wildlife, appreciate our Indigenous and European heritage, swim, play, camp or just simply relax.

Grass mowing

Transport Canberra and City Services

Transport Canberra and City Services is committed to providing quality open space for the recreational and social needs of the community and is responsible for mowing approximately 5,000 hectares (equivalent to more than 5,000 football fields) of irrigated and non-irrigated grass in urban open space and at the urban edge.

National Parks Association of the ACT

Non-Government

The National Parks Association of the ACT is an independent, non-profit conservation organisation with the principal objective of promoting National Parks in the Australian Capital Territory.

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