2020 Caretaker Conventions
On 11 September 2020, the ACT Government assumed a Caretaker role, with an election to be held 17 October 2020. Information on this website will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.
Namadgi National Park is partially closed to allow for bushfire and flood recovery works.
Check which areas are open or contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81 before heading out to explore.
Canberra is commonly referred to as the Bush Capital. Our natural surroundings and nature parks, along with the many city parks and open spaces, make Canberra a very unique city. If you are looking for something to do, the Explore guide has the answers.
Why not get out into one of our parks and enjoy them?
Sportsgrounds and facilities
Majura Pines recreation area
Murumbung Yurung Murra Cultural Tours
Swimming and water-based activities
Isaacs Ridge recreation area