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Namadgi National Park

Take a hike through this 16,000-hectare wilderness.
By Jasmine Crittenden
August 02, 2019
By Jasmine Crittenden
August 02, 2019

Just an hour's drive south of Canberra is Namadgi National Park. Here, you'll find an incredible variety of natural places, from wild rivers and waterfalls to grasslands and forests. For hikers, there are more than 160 kilometres of trails to explore.

If you're looking for an easy walk, head to Mount Aggie, where a one-kilometre, 45-minute stroll will take you through wildflowers and magical snow gums. Up for something tougher and longer? There's the Nass Valley to Horse Gully Hut trail, which meanders for 16 kilometres and passes a bunch of cultural and historical sites, from 19th-century horse yards to 1940s mountain huts. Another option is Granite Tors Walking Track, a steep, 18-kilometre adventure that takes in spectacular granite boulders, wildflower meadows and epic views.

Image: Rob Mulally.

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