Nursery Swamp
  • Length: 8.5km

  • Duration: 4hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Namadgi NP Car Park

  • End: Namadgi NP Car Park

  • Closest Town: Tharwa

  • Location: Namadgi National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 41km

  • State: ACT

  • Latitude: -35.530904

  • Longitude: 149.066054

Nursery Swamp is a 8.5km, grade 3 Return hike located in Namadgi National Park ACT. The hike should take approximately 4hrs to complete.

Summary

Walk through dry and wet forest and see massive granite boulders and a large fen (sedge swamp). First 2 km steep.

Getting there

Walk through dry and wet forest and see massive granite boulders and a large fen (sedge swamp). First 2 km steep.

About the region

Namadgi National Park

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. Namadgi covers 106,095 hectares, with 160 kilometres of marked walking tracks. Visit the Namadgi Visitor Centre to get expert advice and see displays and audiovisuals. The Visitor’s Centre is open 9 am to 4 pm on weekdays and 9 am to 4.30 pm on weekends and public holidays. It is closed Christmas Day.

Walking is a great way to explore Namadgi National Park, with 160 kilometres of walking trails to explore the park.

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The following table outlines some of the popular walks within the park. Click on the name of the trail to load a trail guide.

Notes on the park’s 160 kilometres of marked walking tracks can be found in the Namadgi Map and Guide, available at the Namadgi Visitor Centre shop and the Canberra Regional Visitor Centre for $4.50.


For more information, a location map and facilities please visit the ACT Government Information Portal.