Hikes in the ACT

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Find the best hikes around Canberra

Explore nature’s playground near Canberra. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) might be small, but its hiking trails offer big rewards. Hike through the rugged Brindabella Ranges or find peace along the tranquil shores of Lake Burley Griffin. Choose your adventure: discover cascading waterfalls, navigate exciting ridgelines, or stroll through colorful wildflower meadows – all a short trip from Canberra’s vibrant center. Lace up your boots, feel the fresh air on your face, and experience the ACT’s natural beauty on foot.

Best Hiking Trails in the ACT

Murrumbidgee Discovery Track (27km)

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Mount Ginini Summit Hike (23km)

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Mount Bimberi Walk (50km)

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Dhurrawarri Buranya Walk (4km)

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Casuarina Sands to Kambah Pool Hike (14km)

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The Tharwa Sandwash Track (2km)

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Cotter Catchment Lookout Track (1.7km)

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Stony Creek Skyline Track (3.8km)

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Settlers Track (6km)

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Naas Valley to Horse Gully Hut Hike (16km)

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Sherwood Homestead from Blue Range Hike (7.2km)

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Mount Aggie Walk (1km)

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Lyrebird Trail Walk (2km)

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Uriarra Loop Walk (3.5km)

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Bendora Arboretum Walk (5km)

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Orroral Campground Walk (1km)

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Molonglo Gorge: Blue Tiles Walking Trail (6.5km)

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Booroomba Rocks Walk (2.5km)

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Gibraltar Peak Walking Trail (8.2km)

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Honyong – Cotter Track (2.3km)

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Brandy Flat Hike (11km)

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Tharwa Explorer Track (2.8km)

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Grassy Creek to Boboyan Valley Hike (20km)

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The Bullen Track (4.5km)

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Cascades Walk (200m)

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Orroral Heritage Hike (6km)

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Old Boboyan Road Hike (14km)

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Kambah Pool to Pine Island Hike (9km)

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Smokers Trail Walk (18km)

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Glenburn Heritage Precinct Walk (3.7km)

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Shannahans Mountain Walk (3km)

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Tong’s Hole Walk (1km)

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Stockyard Spur Hike (13km)

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Bungendore to Captains Flat Rail Trail (36km)

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Hanging Rock Walk (500m)

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Pine Island to Point Hut Crossing Walk (4km)

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Orroral Valley Hike (19km)

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Shoreline Walk (4km)

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Yerrabi-Boboyan Trig Walk (4km)

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Queanbeyan River Loop Hike (19.7km)

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Gudgenby Bush Walk (5km)

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Camels Hump Summit Hike (19km)

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Stockdill Drive to Shepherds Lookout Walk (1.2km)

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Blue Range Hut to Sherwood Homestead Hike (9.8km)

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Uriarra Loop & Shepherd’s Lookout Hike (6.5km)

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Mount Tennent Summit Hike (14km)

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Mount Mcdonald Summit Track (5.2km)

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Sherwood Homestead from East-West Road Hike (6.4km)

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Granite Tors Hike (7km)

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Square Rock Trail Walk (10.2km)

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Black Wallaby Loop Track (2.6km)

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Yankee Hat Hike (6km)

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Sanctuary Loop Walk (2.1km)

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Mount Gingera Summit Hike (20km)

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Rendezvous Creek Walk (1.6km)

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London Bridge Walk (5km)

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Cotter Explorer Track (2km)

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Western Foreshores Walk (19.7km)

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Koala Path Walk (700m)

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Nursery Swamp Hike (8.5km)