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Best trails in Australian Capital Territory

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Trying to find the best Australian Capital Territory trails? AllTrails has 106 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Canberra, Tharwa or Coombs, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 54 moderate trails in Australian Capital Territory ranging from 1.3 to 19.7 miles and from 1,427 to 4,714 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mount Ainslie
Mount Ainslie Nature Reserve
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
A trail with great views and many lookout points and chairs to stop and rest.Show more
#2 - Molonglo River and Lake Burley Griffin Loop Track
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Length: 19.7 mi • Est. 7 h 56 m
This track passes through the Molonglo Gorge Recreation Reserve, Jerrabomberra Wetlands and Lower Molonglo Nature Reserve as part of the Murrumbidgee catchment. Non-native deciduous species make fill Show more
#3 - Gibraltar Peak Walking Trail
Namadgi National Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
The walking trail crosses a grassy plain before entering the bush and ascending to Eliza Saddle, where there is a viewing platform. The trail to the summit is steep and rocky. The summit, an amazing gShow more
#4 - Molonglo Gorge Trail
Molonglo Gorge Nature Reserve
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Molonglo Gorge Trail is a 4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offeShow more
#5 - Camel's Hump
Namadgi National Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 38 m
Camel's Hump is a 7.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Tharwa, Australian Capital Territory, Australia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail iShow more
#6 - Central Basin Circular
Kings Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
Central Basin Circular is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#7 - Mount Tennent Trail
Namadgi National Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 50 m
A half-day walk that incorporates part of the Australian Alps Walking Track and offers expansive views from the summit. Popular with trail-runners as well as hikers. The last 2km is on a steep 4WD traShow more
#8 - Mount Majura to Mount Ainslie Loop
Mount Ainslie Nature Reserve
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 56 m
Mount Majura to Mount Ainslie Loop is a 7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderatShow more
#9 - Mount Majura from Mackenzie Street
Majura Nature Reserve
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
Mount Majura from Mackenzie Street is a 3.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated Show more
#10 - One Tree Hill via Canberra Centenary Trail
Hall, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 23 m
One Tree Hill via Canberra Centenary Trail is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Hall, Australian Capital Territory, Australia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is Show more
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