Parks and Forests

ACT Parks, Reserves and Water Catchments

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

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

Canberra District Parks

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Information and online maps of district parks in Canberra.

Canberra Nature Park

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Information about Canberra Nature park, including maps and descriptions of trails.

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.

Friends of the Canberra International Arboretum and Gardens

Non-Government

The Friends of the Canberra International Arboretum and Gardens (CIAG) is an enthusiastic group of people who are interested in supporting the Arboretum and its on-going development. The Friends offer the opportunity to work within the community and contribute to the development of Australia's newest Arboretum.

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.

Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve is situated in the north-east section of the suburb of Gungahlin. Information on its Critically Endangered status, wildlife control, feral animal control, research and monitoring, photos and a time line of ecological protection measures implemented since January 2008.

Namadgi National Park

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

With remote wilderness experiences, a wide range of natural environments, an abundance of native wildlife and Aboriginal and European cultural sites, there are many reasons to visit Namadgi National Park - and it's so close to Canberra!

NSW parks and reserves

NSW State Government

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service provides an online search facility to find parks and reserves in NSW.

Recreation in the ACT's parks, forests and bushland

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Information about recreational activities and campsite bookings in the Australian Capital Territory's parks, forests and bushland.

State Forests of New South Wales

NSW State Government

Up-to-date information on how NSW Forests are managed for the benefit of the community.

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Nestled between the Tidbinbilla and Gibraltar Ranges, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is a 40 minute drive from the Canberra city centre. Visitors to Tidbinbilla will experience a valley rich in indigenous and natural heritage and discover many unique plants and animals. The Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre provides a great introduction to the reserve. The friendly staff will provide you with up-to-date information about ranger guided walks and activities.

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