Hanging Rock
  • Length: 500m

  • Duration: 25mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Paddy's River Road

  • End: Paddy's River Road

  • Location: Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

  • Closest Town: Gordon

  • Distance from CBD: 44km

  • State: ACT

  • Latitude: -35.43945425

  • Longitude: 148.9449445

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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve...

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Hanging Rock is a 500m, grade 2 return hike, located in Tidbinbilla, ACT. The hike should take approximately 25mins to complete.

Hike Summary

A short walk along the creek through the tall eucalypts brings you to magnificent granite tors once used as a shelter by local Aboriginal people.

About the region

The Tidbinbilla Valley has played an important part of the Australian Capital Territory's (ACT) nature conservation efforts since 1936 and was gazetted as a nature reserve and national park in 1971. Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is home to a wide range of Australian animals living in diverse sub-alpine habitats including wetlands, grasslands, wet and dry forests and woodlands. These habitats support a wide range of wildlife including, kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, platypus, potoroos, bandicoots, wallaroos, echidnas, emus, lyrebirds as well as many other birds and reptiles.

Getting there

A short walk along the creek through the tall eucalypts brings you to magnificent granite tors once used as a shelter by local Aboriginal people.

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