Places to go

Wherever you are in Canberra, there are natural places near you offering endless fun, adventure, and treasures to discover. Start exploring now to create some golden memories with your family!

Canberra has some fantastic parks and playgrounds to get your kids outside. There are a number of organisations that have compiled great overviews of many of these spaces, including:

ACT Government - Find a Park

Find nature parks and urban reserves across Canberra within easy reach of your front door. The website allows you to search by activity including playground, swimming, camping, fishing and BBQ locations.

Playground Finder

Discover ACT playgrounds with this free and easy to use platform designed for families on the go. Playground Finder is available on website and smartphones listing all 500+ playgrounds in Canberra including locations, features, photos, ratings and reviews.

Playgrounds of Canberra

Starting Playgrounds of Canberra in 2020 to help families connect to playgrounds that suit their needs, Canberra mum Astoria and her son Elijah have extensively documented photos, information and star ratings to share an array of playgrounds in Canberra suburbs.

Nature Play CBR has selected a few key play spaces that offer nature play elements below.

Bidjiwang Nature Play Space

Namarag - Molonglo River Reserve, Molonglo Valley  ACT

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Eddison Park Playground

Launceston Street, Woden ACT

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Farrer Nature Play and Adventure Trail

Lambrigg Street, Farrer ACT

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Finn Street Playground

Finn Street, O’Connor ACT

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Giralang Nature Community Central Playground

Menkar Close, Giralang ACT

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Glebe Park Playground

Akuna Street Canberra ACT

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Haig Park Nature Playground

Greenway Street, Turner ACT

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Kambah Adventure Park

Springbett Street Kambah ACT

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Taylor Nature Park and Bike Track

Judith Macintosh Cres, Taylor ACT

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Telopea Park Kids Playground

Telopea Park, Barton ACT

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Tuggeranong Town Park District Nature Play

Bartlet Place Greenway ACT

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Yerrabi Pond District Park

Wunderlich Street, Gungahlin ACT

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